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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

SA Women’s Hockey Icon Heads Up Youth Development Initiative

2016-04-26T23:06:24+02:00September 23rd, 2015|Tags: , |

Current SA Women’s Hockey striker and midfielder, Shelley Russell, supported by Investec, launched the Investec Hockey Academy earlier this year. The intention is to provide a comprehensive, multi-dimensional hockey training academy aimed at vastly improving performance of female South African players at all levels. The academy has run three sets of successful courses for schoolgirls to date, one in Stellenbosch

Shelley Russell

2016-04-26T23:01:10+02:00February 16th, 2015|Tags: |

From: Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa. Age: 27 years old. I attended Auckland Park Preparatory School and went to St Mary’s High School, Waverley, where I played hockey for SA Schools at both U16 and U18 levels. I obtained my Sports Science degree at the University of Stellenbosch, specialised in Disabilities, and majored in Psychology. My debut into the South African