Hockey

The England Hockey Board (EHB) is the National Governing Body (NGB) for hockey in England.

Hockey is a team game played between two teams of eleven players, using hooked sticks with which the players try to drive a small hard ball towards goals at opposite ends of a field.

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There are many different formats of hockey which all meet the needs of different ages, abilities and lifestyles.

Quicksticks is a 4-a-side introductory game of hockey, designed especially for 7-11 year olds. It can be played on any surface, and uses a larger, lighter and safer ball. The game is designed in a way that makes it easy for teachers and coaches to deliver, even if they have little or no prior knowledge of hockey. Click here to read more.

In2Hockey is a fun, exciting and dynamic game designed for 10-14 year olds. In2Hockey helps to develop hockey skills and techniques, and to provide a gradual progression into the 11-a-side version of the game. Click here to read more.

Back to Hockey provides a gentle introduction or re-introduction to hockey. It’s open to all women and girls whether you’ve played before or not. Click here for more information.

Rush Hockey is designed to fit in with the most busy schedules. It’s fast, furious and most importanly fun. The 5-a-side game can be played indoors or outdoors and is played on a smaller pitch than usual. For more information click here.

Contact England Hockey

Andy Dale, Regional Development Officer
Tel: 07725 432 018    Email: andrew.dale@englandhockey.co.uk 

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