INTRODUCTION Field Hockey is a stick and ball game that datesback to the 19th centaury. It is traditionally playedon grass, but more often these days - especially atthe higher levels and in certain countries - hockey isplayed on artificial (fake) grass.
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RULESHere are the main rules in hockey:You will be penalized if: Your foot touches the ball at any time Your less than 5 metres away when the opponent istaking a penalty If theres a two on one tackle If you lift the ball to high If there are more than eleven players on the field The ball touches the curved side of the stick
RULES- SHORT CORNERS A short corner is when the ball touches someone on the otherteams foot in your circle. When that happens your team sets up like this: And someone on your teampushes up to the people onthe circle from the backline.Four people from the otherteam are in the goal with the goalie whilethe rest of the team is at the half way lineand as soon as the ball is pushed out theyrun out of the goal or from the half wayline to defend their goal.
RULES-LONG CORNERS Long corners are similar to short corners but ithappens when the ball is hit out over the back lineby the defender or goalie. When a long corner is awarded it is taken on thesideline where their will be a white dot (line). Where it is taken from:
RULES-PENALTY STROKE A penalty stroke is awarded to the attacking teamwhen they have been purposely fouled in the circle.The ball is placed 7m away from goal on a markedpenalty spot, and a player attempts to score againstthe goalkeeper. The attacking player is allowed onlyone stroke, which can be a push or flick - but not ahit or slap.
HISTORY Hockey is said to be the oldest team sport inhistory. The games roots can date back to 4000years ago. In 1850 hockey became a popular sport in schools. When it was first played a cube was used instead ofa ball.
HISTORY The first record of Field hockey was played over4,000 years ago in Egypt. The style of play most similar to todays field hockeybegan in England in 1849. the first organized mensteam was called „Blackheath‟. Men started playingOlympic field hockey in 1908 while the women didnot play on the Olympic level until 1980.TheIndianteam atthe 1936OlympicsGermanyandScotland atthe 1908LondonOlympics
GEAR When you play hockey you need to a mouth guard and shinpads to keep yourself safe. The shin pads are to protect your shins. If you don‟t wearthem you will come of the field with a lot of bruises and youmay also be sent of the field to put them on. The mouth guard protects your teeth so if the ball is lifted andit hits you mouth theres less chance your teeth will beknocked out. Sometimes when a short corner is played the people in thegoal wear masks but that‟s only in serious games.
GEAR You will also need a stick and a ball. You obviously need a stick to play the game withbut if you have training it is also needed and if youwant to practise at home. You don‟t always need a ball because the gameball is always supplied and you will borrow one attraining but if you do practise at home youll need itthen.
GEAR- GOALIE When you play hockey there is always a goalie. The goalie protects the goal but has to stay inside thecircle. They also have to wear lots of protective gear thisincludes: A helmet Leg guards Kickers Chest protector Blocking glove and a glove to put the stick in
POSITIONS On a hockey field there are 11 positions. There isthe goalie, 2 fullbacks, 2 half backs (halfs),2inners, 2 wings, a centre half and a centre forward. The goalie, fullbacks, halfs and centre half are thedefence. They stay back to keep the other teamaway from the goal although, a lot of the time thecentre half goes up to help score goals.
POSITIONS The inners, wings and the centre forward are theattackers. They go and “attack” the other teamsdefence to try to get a goal. There can only be 14 people on each team. Here are where the positions go:goalie
FIELD The average hockey field is around 100 metres longand 60 metres wide. The quarters are around 23metres wide and from the goal to the edge of thecircle it is around 15 metres. And most of the timewhen you warm up before the game your told to gofor a few laps around the field.100m60m
HOCKEYROOS 2012OLYMPIC TEAM The Hockeyroos was a girls hockey Olympic teamin 2012. In their team there was: Teneal Attard, MadonnaBlyth, Fiona Boyce, Jade Close, Toni Cronk, CaseyEastham, Anna Flanagan, Kate Jenner, KobieMcgurk, Hope Munro, GeorgiaNanscawen, Ashleigh Nelson, MeganRivers, Jodie Schulz, Emily Smith and JaydeTaylor
HOCKEYROOS 2012OLYMPIC TEAM The Hockeyroos came around 5th in 2012 Olympics butin earlier years they got 3 gold medals and the 2 worldcups (1994, 1998). In their team there is 28 people. There is so manybecause they need extra subs and replacements in casesomeone gets hurt.
HOCKEYROOS- KATEJENNER Kate Jenner was born in Tamworth (but now lives in Perth) andwent to Hillvue public school and Oxley high school. Her Nickname is KJ or Jenner Her Position is a fullback or defence. Coaches are: Frank Murray (2010 - 2011) Adam Commens (2011- present) She trains at: Australian Institute of Sport, Perth, Australia NSW Institute of Sport, Sydney
She has played for the in Many important eventssuch as: 2012 Olympic Games 2012 Test Series v USA 2012 Test Series v Argentina 2012 Test Series v USA 2011 Oceania Cup 2011 Four Nations Tournament 2011 Test Series v Argentina 2010 Commonwealth Games 2010 World CupHOCKEYROOS- KATEJENNER
KOOKABURRAS 2012OLYMPIC TEAM The kookaburras are an Olympic mens team andthey also played in the 2012 Olympic games. In there team the was: Des Abbott, GeorgeBazely, Graeme Begbie, Kiel Brown, NathanBurgers, Matthew Butturini, JonathonCharlesworth, Andrew Charter, Joel Carroll, ChrisCiriello, Brent Dancer, Tim Deavin, Liam DeYoung, Luke Doerner, Jamie Dwyer, RussellFord, Matt Gohdes, Kieran Govers, RobHammond, Fergus Kavanagh, MarkKnowles, Eddie Ockenden, Simon Orchard, MarkPaterson, Glenn Simpson, Matthew Swann, GlennTurner, Jason Wilson.
KOOKABURRAS 2012OLYMPIC TEAM In the 2012 Olympics the Kookaburras came 3rdand won a bronze medal. In the 2008 BeijingOlympics they also got a bronze medal and got agold medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics.
Jamie Dwyer was born in Rockhampton in Queenslandbut now lives in Perth. Jamie is captain of the Kookaburras His nickname is Foetus Position: Midfield/Striker Coaches: Ric Charlesworth (2009 - current) Barry Dancer (2001 - 2008) He trains at: Australian Institute of Sport, Perth Queensland Academy of Sport, BrisbaneKOOKABURRAS- JAMIEDWYER
He has played for the in Many important events suchas: 2012 International Series v Germany 2012 International Series v Belgium 2012 International Series v Japan 2012 International Series v China 2012 Three Nations 2011 Champions Trophy 2011 Bunbury Challenge 2011 Bussleton ChallengeKOOKABURRAS- JAMIEDWYER
BIBLIOGRAPHY Teams and players http://london2012.olympics.com.au/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamie_Dwyer http://www.google.com.au/search.images/Jamie_Dwyer http://london2012.olympics.com.au/athlete/jamie-dwyer http://london2012.olympics.com.au/athlete/kate-jenner http://london2012.olympics.com.au/files/dmfile/Hockey.pdf Rules http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Field_hockey http://fieldhockey.isport.com/fieldhockey-guides/how-to-play-goalie-in-field-hockey http://www.google.com.au/search/fieldhockeygoaliepositioning http://www.fih.ch/en/sport/rules Sponsors
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