Description : Offers a brief introduction to the history, techniques, equipment, and rules of field hockey, the oldest known ball-and-stick game.
Description : Describes the history, current organization, including teams, leagues, and championships of field hockey and provides instruction on how to play the game.
Description : This is a practical Handbook for youth Defensive Field Hockey coaches, parents, and kids. It has 66 individual pictures and illustration variations to look at. All the skill activities and drills are numbered for easy reference between coaches and parents. Complete with diagram, illustration, and explanation for each one. It covers all the fundamentals you will need to get started in youth defensive field hockey. It also has training games to play, sample practice schedules, plays to use, and strategies to use.
Description : Thousands of competitors have used Field Hockey: Steps to Success to improve their games. With competitions held in more than 80 countries, now millions of current players can do the same with this newest offering that is updated to include the latest information on rule changes and new methods of play. Part of the highly successful Steps to Success Sports Series that has sold over 1.5 million copies, Field Hockey: Steps to Success, Second Edition, features the series trademark step-by-step progression, both within each chapter and throughout the book. Author Elizabeth R. Anders, a field hockey legend as a player and the winningest college coach in history, understands every aspect of the game. She provides a progressive approach with in-depth instruction, illustrations, and 86 drills. Fundamentals such as ball control, passing and receiving, tackling, and shooting lead steadily into successful team attack, team defense, and goalkeeping.
Description : Playing field hockey can help girls grow stronger and more self-confident. However, before they can begin to play the game, they have to understand the game. This volume introduces readers to the basic rules of field hockey and the different levels this exciting sport is played at—from school teams to the Summer Olympics. Fun facts about field hockey and famous women who’ve played this sport are presented through engaging text and eye-catching features, including a graphic organizer and fact boxes. Colorful, action-packed photographs bring the excitement of field hockey to readers on each page.
Description : Christie Plays Field Hockey is author Susan O'Hara's fourth book in the series of books designed to inspire the joy of playing team sports. The books revolve around her children, Tim and Christie, and the sports they played when they were young. Lovingly illustrated by Rebecca Barrett, this next exciting book in the series was inspired by her daughter Christie learning to play field hockey. The young reader can follow along with Christie as she tries something new - being a goalie - and falls in love with field hockey and her team. Follow along as Christie finds success and fun playing field hockey, a game she had never considered playing before. Enjoy the books with your sons and daughters as they learn about the joys of teamwork and sports.
Description : A practical handbook for youth Field Hockey coaches, this edition contains a total of 217 drills, techniques, plays, and games, complete with illustrated diagrams and a short explanation of how each one works. All are numbered for easy reference between coaches.
Description : The first book to look at the advanced skills and proficiency in field hockey from the athlete's perspective presents in-depth offensive and defensive strategies.