A great exercise to practice keeping control over ball and stick and to keep overview. You can also walk backwards between the dots. Try and combine walking forwards and backwards. Challenge yourself by doing a little trick every now and then.
Move the ball to your forehand and backhand between the dots. Walk between the dots. Once you get the hang of it, try speeding it up.
Can you do it? #challengeyourself
With this outdoorproof 3D mat, that moment of practice is within reach every day. At home, in the backyard, in the basement or in your room. This “Dots” skill trainer has it all.
In doubt about the right stick length? No problem at all! The size chart below can be used as a guideline for choosing the right field hockey stick.
The length of a stick is especially important for children. With a stick which is too long it is very difficult to master the technique. With a stick that is too short, the striking power is reduced and there is a big chance that you take the wrong position.
In the table below you can find the length of the stick in relation to the length of a child. The stick lengths are indicated in inches.
In de onderstaande tabel vind je de lengte van de stick in relatie tot de lengte van een kind. De sticklengtes worden aangeduid in inches.
|Length to hip||Stick length|
|< 45 cm||18 inch|
|45 – 53 cm||21 inch|
|53 – 60 cm||24 inch|
|60 – 63 cm||25 inch|
|63 – 66 cm||26 inch|
|66 – 68 cm||27 inch|
|68 – 71 cm||28 inch|
|71 – 73 cm||29 inch|
|73 – 76 cm||30 inch|
|76 – 78 cm||31 inch|
|78 – 81 cm||32 inch|
|81 – 83 cm||33 inch|
|83 – 86 cm||34 inch|
|86 – 88 cm||35 inch|
|88 – 91 cm||36 inch|
|91 cm >||36,5 inch|
If you are still unsure about the length of your stick, you can use the methods below to find out the ideal stick length.The most common length for seniors is 36.5 inches, or 92 centimeters. If despite the right posture you still regularly suffer from back pain, a longer stick may be the solution.
Measuring the right stick size: