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Another SA Hockey Player Joins Investec Hockey Academy

2016-10-22T21:51:27+02:00June 24th, 2016|Tags: , , |

QUANITA BOBBS JOINS THE ACADEMY SA hockey player and Cape Town local, Quanita Bobbs (22), has joined the Stellenbosch-leg of the Investec Hockey Academy to teach school girls about the importance of playing sport while, at the same time, aiming to raise the national standard of hockey in the country. Bobbs, along with a number of SA players and coaches,

Choosing A Hockey Stick For Your Daughter

2016-10-22T21:51:27+02:00June 23rd, 2016|Tags: |

Making sure that your daughter has the right hockey stick is vital to the development of her skill base. Choosing a new hockey stick is an ongoing process as she grows and finds her fit in the game. Modern technology has enabled hockey sticks to be designed in different materials, for each player, position and handling style. It can be

Hockey Festival Advice From SA Midfielder Shelley Russell

2016-06-16T17:01:28+02:00June 16th, 2016|Tags: |

Hockey festivals can be greatly beneficial for young players for a number of reasons; players learn teamwork, persistence, goal-setting, how to deal with losing, and most of all, how to have fun with your team without taking the game too seriously. These lessons teach your daughter the things that she needs not only to be a great hockey player and

Steroids In Hockey – The Reality

2016-10-22T21:51:27+02:00June 15th, 2016|Tags: |

For some sportswomen, steroid-use can be tempting when looking for a shortcut to getting physically ready for the season. While most players know that using steroids is bad for your health, many of them don’t know exactly what steroids do to the body. The next time you come across steroids or if your friends are using them, remember the following

Indoor vs Field Hockey in South Africa

2016-06-15T18:58:24+02:00June 15th, 2016|Tags: , |

Each winter, many schools offer their students both indoor and outdoor hockey; enabling players to play either or both sports. While both versions of the game are very much alike, there are a few key differences that make them very different games. In SA, there are many players who play both sports professionally; namely, Celia Evans (Gauteng), Nicole la Fleur