Author Archives: theselfpass

The cult of unpredictability

 Since I am living in The Netherlands it was interesting and important to realize (specially having in mind other countries that I know well like Portugal or Spain) a fascinating sociocultural characteristic: a high level of “aversion to uncertainty”. The “aversion to uncertainty” is visible and manifests clearly in some characteristics of the Dutch society:  […]

‘Slapping in every occasion?’ by Arseni Sañe

The experienced Catalonian coach Arseni Sañe (Terrassa, 1970)  share his vision about the misuse of passing techniques in the youth stages, particularly in Spain. Arseni has build a solid career as a player of the first team and coach of several youth teams in Atlètic Terrassa Hockey Club, current superstars like Santi Freixa or Roc […]

Sport: The good war!

I’m here to remember the importance of one of Mankind’s greatest invention ever. To reclaim its rightful title. In the sublime hierarchy of our accomplishments Fire, Wheel, Music and Internet are some of our general first toughts. Unfortunately we often forget this one; Sports. Behold the onset of a new beggining. In the reign of […]

Hello Hockey Lovers!

By following some local and national opinion blogs I realized that there wasn’t really a space where the international hockey community could come together to share and discuss our beloved sport. The aim of the SelfPass is to be an open platform where interesting and interested agents of field hockey from all around the world […]