There are 11 players on a team including the defender the goalie the midfielders and the forwards.
the first half is generally 35 minutes long and half time is 7 minutes long. The second half is another 35 minutes. In all a game of Field Hockey lasts about 77 minutes
There are 3 ways to score in Field Hockey: A Field Goal, A Penalty Corner
The field of play for Field Hockey are 100yds by 60yds
The basic tactics for Field Hockey are
Aggressive well timed leads
Support the ball carrier
The equipment used for Field Hockey are
cleats shinguard or whatever is comfortable
you also need field hockey sticks and goals
you will need a field and goalie
The leagues that exist for the sport are
Youth leagues for children in Middle school and high school
There are also leagues for adults who are out of high school
there are 2 divisions division one geared toward freshman and division two geared toward freshmen
they add helmets to Field Hockey in 1970 which could be dangerous
in the 1800 and 1900s they added shoulder and knee pads
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