Tag Archives: Self-Pass

What would you change in Hockey? | Part 2

This is the second of the three parts of the article ‘What would you change in Hockey?’. In mid September we have publish the first part that you can read it here, and now we decided to invite different guests, again from different backgrounds to share their vision about what could change in our sport. […]

What would you change in Hockey? | Part 1

‘Hockey is a sport in permanent change’ must be the most quoted sentence heard lately, isn’t it? We think and project our game as an open and sophisticated sport; change and innovation are becoming ‘traditional’ regarding rules and formats. This forward thinking that is reshaping the game year after year is sustained by the desire to attract […]

Marc ‘jugón’ Sallés

Who is Marc Salles? I live in Matadepera, a small village next to Terrassa (Barcelona). I have studied business administration. Since very young I like to practice and discover more sports than hockey. I play golf, moto racing, skateboard, surf, snowboard and many more because I enjoy the feeling of getting better and the adrenaline you […]

Agustin ‘El Pibe’ Mazzilli

  What is the story of Agustin Mazzilli? My story is quite normal. I started playing hockey when I was 6 years old, but simultaneously I also played football and rugby. When I was 13 I definitely decided to play only hockey. I studied 2 years of economics after school but with this intense way […]

Tom Hiebendaal – ‘Renaissance’ of the classic attacker

Who is Tom Hiebendaal? I am 21 years old and I am a Dutch hockey player. I grew up in The Hague and moved to Amsterdam 2 years ago to study law at the “Vrije Universiteit”. I played one cap for the Dutch National team and hopefully there are much more to come! When and […]

The inspiring leader of the Kookaburras: Mr. Mark Knowles

  What is the story of Mark Knowles? Grew up in Rockhampton, a country town of 70,000 in Central Queensland.  Both parents and family all played hockey from a young age. Moved to Perth in 2003 after being selected in the Kookaburras squad and have been here ever since.  Played 5 seasons in Hockey Club […]

Loïck Luypaert: A Lion that spits Dragon fire!

Who is Loick Luypaert? I’m 23 years old, I play for Kampong SV and the Belgian National Team as central defender. I have 105 caps for Belgium and around 20 goals. I live in Utrecht and Antwerp. I’m studying a bachelor in physical education and movement of science and started my master in sportmanagement this […]

Nikki Lloyd, the Scots barbie!

Hi, I’m Nikki, I’m a 28 year old female hockey player currently living around the London area. I play my club hockey for Canterbury and am fortunate enough to play for my country and have amounted 64 caps for Scotland… (Hopefully a lot more to come!) So how did I start playing? It was down […]

Zeke’s glance at Argentina Hockey

(Ezequiel Paulon) Differences between Argentinian hockey culture and European or Australian? In my opinion there are several differences between these forms of understanding and living the game and training. Start from a cultural context perspective, how life is in Europe and Australia in opposite to Argentina. In the first two there is a cultural and […]