Tag Archives: Self-Pass

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 […]

Christopher Rühr, German ‘Wonderkid’

When and why did you start playing hockey? I started playing hockey when I was six years old, because my sisters and my brother played and so I probably just got into it. Who was your hockey idol growing up? I did not really have one idol to whom I looked up to. I admired […]

Indoor Hockey – Love it or Leave it…

Think a second about Indoor Hockey. (Sweden – Germany) Done? What comes to mind, especially when you compared it with field version? Well this is what comes to mine: An intense and thrilling game, with shorter number of players (now still in a very polemic 5X5 format, after this Leipzig WC will return to the […]

The multitasked coach Chris Faust

What is your current involvement with Hockey? I am the manager of my home club Safo Frankfurt being involved in school hockey as a coach, coordinate coaches, management for more then 300 kids and 25 coaches. I am also involved in the senior teams, especially the men’s. I am coach of the “Hessen” county boys […]