2017 April'S ARCHIVE

  • Hockey Term: Bully

    By durbshockey | In Hockey Terms Explained | on April 30, 2017

    Bully: Used to restart play when possession is unclear when play was stopped (e.g. injury timeout). Two opposing players start with their sticks on the ground, the ball is placed between them, and they must tap sticks above the ball before they can play the ball.

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  • Grand Masters Hockey – An Invitation

    By durbshockey | In WP Hockey | on April 25, 2017

    The World Grand Masters (Hockey) Association (WGMA), was formed in 2006, and has brought a structure and regulation to international competition. It is responsible to the FIH for Grand Masters age groups of both genders – Grand Masters (60+), Great Grand Masters (65+) and Senior Grand Masters (70+). At the WGMA 2010 World Cup in […]

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  • Hockey Term: Obstruction

    By durbshockey | In Hockey Terms Explained | on April 23, 2017

    Obstruction: When a player blocks the ball from an opponent with his or her body or stick. All players must have an equal chance to gain control of the ball as play moves down the field.

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  • Hockey Term: The D

    By durbshockey | In Hockey Terms Explained | on April 16, 2017

    The D: Slang for the shooting circle, the D-shaped area formed by the 16-yard semicircle line joining the back line.

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  • Hockey Term: Aerial

    By durbshockey | In Hockey Terms Explained | on April 9, 2017

    Aerial: A pass across the field where the ball is lifted into the air over the players’ heads with a scooping or flicking motion.

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