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SHAKE OFF THE COLDS

2018-05-18T22:14:35+00:00 May 18th, 2018|

Winter is our favourite time of year simply because it means we’re slap bang in the middle of game season! However, with winter comes the dreaded threat of colds and flu. We have some tips and tricks to boost immunity and to ensure colds and flu don’t score any goals this season!   PUMP THAT VITAMIN C Vitamin C is

WINNING FOUNDATIONS FOR A VICTORIOUS HOCKEY CAREER

2018-05-13T15:14:45+00:00 May 13th, 2018|

Working with our team of South African Women’s Hockey legends, we offer precisely tailored courses that cover every aspect necessary to facilitate a winning foundation and the individual growth of each hockey player who attends our courses.   DETAILS, DETAILS Our goal is to give players, regardless of their level in hockey, an opportunity to improve their skills and knowledge

DO ATHLETES AND ALCOHOL MIX WELL?

2018-04-18T14:48:13+00:00 April 18th, 2018|

With alcohol consumption reducing muscle recovery, sapping energy and causing dehydration amongst a host of other side effects, it’s no wonder coaches and captains alike will encourage their teams to avoid indulging in alcohol. We share the impact alcohol has on your hockey performance.   DON’T SABOTAGE YOUR POTENTAL Muscle recovery– alcohol inhibits hormones which are involved in muscle recovery,

TOP 5 HOCKEY INFLUENCERS

2018-04-08T22:44:07+00:00 April 8th, 2018|

South African Hockey legends are making their presence known on social media and attracting hockey-lover followers from all around the world. We share the top 5 South African field hockey influencers making a presence on Instagram.   Shelley Russell Shelley is a South African field hockey player. She has competed in the Olympics and Commonwealth Games.   Instagram handle: @shelleyrussell10

GET READY FOR THE 2018 ST MARY’S INVESTEC HOCKEY FESTIVAL

2018-04-03T14:29:14+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Tags: , , |

It’s an exciting week for South African school hockey and we are sure that we don’t need to remind anyone that the St Mary’s Investec Hockey Festival takes place this week, from 5 to 8 April at participating schools and the final at St Mary’s Waverley. We’ve partnered with the Festival to celebrate girls’ hockey in South Africa, and welcome

HOMEMADE HOT CROSS BUNS

2018-04-03T14:20:09+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|

Whether your family celebrates Easter as a holy time of year or simply as a long weekend, it is guaranteed to be about delicious food! Instead of guilt-tripping yourself after snacking on a few sugar-coated, gluten filled, shop-bought hot cross buns this weekend, why not bring the whole family together and enjoy baking some of your own?   WHY HOT

First Things First: Breakfast

2018-03-13T18:40:40+00:00 March 13th, 2018|

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day”, is a well-known saying that may just hold some truth. We look into the importance of a healthy breakfast for your family and what it could look like for your little hockey player.   BREAKFAST BASICS Breakfast is essential for providing your body with the mental and physical energy needed to

Nutrition Know-how

2018-03-08T18:23:41+00:00 March 8th, 2018|

In our last few blogs, we covered three of the top training trends you are likely to see this year. Although, training trends may come and go, the importance of health and nutrition, as part of a holistic approach, to your hockey career can never be overemphasised. We will share a few tips on what you need to consider in