Monthly Archives: October 2016

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Tackling In Hockey – Part 2

2016-10-24T15:51:20+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Tags: , |

Hockey has many different tackles for players to learn, and it is important that they understand when to use them and how best to use them. The key to a successful match lies in every player understanding how to defend and how to tackle, and for younger girls tackles can be confusing. We outline a few more tackles this week

Successful Hockey Academy for Players & Coaches

2016-10-24T15:47:15+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Tags: |

On the 8 and 9 October, St Mary’s Diocesan School for Girls in Kloof hosted the Investec Hockey Academy. HOW MANY? Girls, from all over KZN and further afield, gathered during the school holidays eager to meet SA’s hockey icons and to learn everything they could from these greats of the game. Among the coaches who passionately spent

Hockey Tackling 101

2016-10-05T09:38:50+00:00 October 5th, 2016|Tags: , |

For hockey players to have successful matches, it is important to learn the different types of tackles, and for coaches to demonstrate them in the correct manner so that players understand their function in the game and how to correctly perform them. The different types of tackles are: Marking Tackle Open Field Tackle Tackle from behind Sliding Tackle Left/Right Interception