Field Hockey is played by 3 million players and originated in Ancient Greece in 200 B.C.
HOW THE SPORT IS PLAYED
Can only use the flat side of your stick.Must be properly dressed.Ball cannot go in the air especially on free hits.The ball cannot hit your feet at all at any times,and cannot raise your stick above your waste.The ball has to be on the ground at all times so you can hit the ball.You can also take a direct hit, pass to one of your players, or carry the ball for 3 yards before hitting it.
You can't have an obstruction,foot call, and a high ball.
Also can not be signaled for a penalty stroke!
HOW TO SCORE A GOAL
To score a goal you have to pass it first or carry it 5 yards before you can shoot to score a goal.
The dimension of the field for field hockey is 299 feet and 10 inches by 180 feet and 5 inches.
THE LENGTH OF THE GAME
The length of the game is 2-30 minute halves.
Basic strategies of field hockey in Netherlands are surprise,speed of execution, numerical advantage, pace, change of strategy, exploitation, and marking.
The ball,player/goalie gear (mouth guard, cleats, shin guards,and gloves.) Goalie has to wear a helmet. Also a field is needed.
U.S.A., National, and International League,Olympics.
CHANGE OVER TIME
Has not changed but is more popular today.
ALEX CAYEA'S SLIDE
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