Month: December 2016

#FridayFocus – Uddingston HC look back on their EHF Club of the Year

Uddingston HC is one of the current title holders of the EHF Club of the Year award. Winning for their work in 2015 in the Small Category, we are now catching up with the club to see how they have fared since receiving the award and what the future looks like for them, both on and off the pitch. Currently the fourth largest club in Scotland (and growing!), Uddingston HC’s coach Steven Percy answered a few questions to update us on Uddingston’s year. What has the last year been like for the club after being named EHF Club of...

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#FridayFocus – Hockey4All: Hockey for the Deaf in England

For our Friday Feature today, we are bringing our focus on a great initiative began a few years ago by Wendy Russell, an English Coach at Brighton & Hove Hockey Club. We are featuring excepts from an article initially featured on the England Hockey website, where Coach Russell explains her motivations for starting the club and the practical hurdles that came to light during the early days of the club. We applaud Coach Russell’s initiative which shows us that hockey truly is for everyone! #Hockey4All Wendy Russell has revolutionised the way deaf or hard of hearing young people take part...

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#FridayFocus – December is application time: Coaching course, Youth Leadership Festival and Club of the Year 2016!

EHF Coaching – Apply for our Programmes Our Educational programmes function on a three tier structure to train and support our members’ coaches.  Each tier is tied to the FIH Academy, so your coach gains not just experience and knowledge, but also the required competences as set out in the Academy programme. All documents needed to apply have been sent to your national association, so make sure to get the applications in on time! Top Coaches Programme (TCP) is a 2 year programme and targets at the coaches close to or working with your National teams (any age group)....

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#MotivationMonday EHF Hall of Famer Pol Amat supports ParaHockey

If you need any motivation today, then have a read of the story below from El It’s our #MotivationMonday story.  When people ask who should be in the EHF Hall of Fame, we say that those players already there speak volumes by their actions, on and off the pitch. 5 times Olympic Spanish player Pol Amat is in full support of a project created by the Catalan Hockey Federation that has created a hockey league for people with disabilities. This is a very inspiring example of how our sport is absolutely for everyone! “This is an innovative and amazing...

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Belgium put and end to the German Champions title race in Lucknow!

Belgium & India reach final as Germany’s Junior World Cup reign ended Van Doren the hero as Belgium’s Red Cougars claim shoot-out win over Germany Capacity crowd watch India triumph in shoot-out against Australia Final will be played on Sunday 18th December 2016 16th December 2016: Belgium and India will meet in the Final of the Uttar Pradesh Hockey Junior World Cup Men Lucknow 2016 after winning their respective Semi-Final matches on Friday (16th December). Goalkeeper Loic van Doren was the hero in the shoot-out as Belgium ended Germany’s hopes of winning a third successive title, following their triumphs...

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