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USA Field Hockey Membership

USA Field Hockey has a number of different memberships for athletes, coaches, umpires and parents. The athlete memberships range from $25-$50 a year and include a membership card, insurance coverage, and a subscription to Field Hockey Life magazine. The coaches memberships are $85 and include all of the above plus a yearly background check and…

Doesn’t Field Hockey Hurt your Back?

Every time I tell someone I play field hockey they always ask doesn’t that hurt your back?  Or, you probably you have back problems. With the correct size stick and proper training field hockey should NOT hurt an athlete’s back! When purchasing a field hockey stick the athlete wants to make sure that the top…

The Importance of Conditioning

Each and every athlete should focus on conditioning their body to prepare for the specific sport. Conditioning not only helps athletes be prepared for their sport it also plays a crucial role in injury prevention. When following a strong conditioning program, athletes will lower the risk of injuries by strengthening ligaments, tendons, and muscles while…

At Home Field Hockey Drills

One of the most important skills in field hockey is dribbling. This is something your daughter can practice at home by herself with only a stick and a ball. She can practice staying low and keeping her eyes up as she control dribbles, speed dribbles and Indian dribbles. The more comfortable your daughter is dribbling…

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