Tag Archives: Annemieke Zijerveld

Where is the mental toughness in the game of field hockey?

“When the going gets tough, the tough get going” is one way to say it. Or another way to put it, mental toughness is “the ability to consistently perform toward the upper range of your talent and skill regardless of competitive circumstances.” In other words, being mentally tough means that no matter how difficult the […]

Teambuilding, Team Dynamics and Leadership in the Game of Field Hockey

“The  way a team plays as a whole determines its success.   You may have the  greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play  together, the club won’t be worth a dime.”    Perceiving the team aspect in the game of hockey, we can go a long way back. Field hockey is […]