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How to Prevent Field Hockey Injuries

Blog #19.26

 


3 Ways to Prevent Field Hockey Injuries:

1. Warm-up!
It is incredibly important to warm-up before every practice and game. Doing a dynamic warm-up wakes up your muscles and increases your heart rate, letting your body know it’s time to start playing field hockey!

2. Cool-down!
The cool-down is just as important as the warm-up! Stretching after an intense practice or game helps prevent cramping and lactic acid build-up in your muscles.

3. Rest and Recover!
Allowing your mind and body to take a day off is necessary for your performance with any sport. Our bodies are not meant to be on the go 7 days a week. Make sure to take at least 1 day off to help restore and rest physically and mentally!


The video below shows Sportscenter’s Top 10 Plays of the Week. Bryant University field hockey is highlighted in the top 10 plays with an awesome reverse hit goal!

Check out highlight #5!


Keeping up with Koa: 

Tryout Info:

u10, u12, u14 Winter Development Teams:
Day #1: Saturday 11/02
u10 = 10:30am – 12:30pm
u12= 11:30am – 3:30pm
u14= 1:30am – 5:30pm
Day #2: Sunday 11/03
u12 = 8:00am – 12:00pm
u14 = 10:00am – 3:00pm
Day #2 = Invite ONLY Tryout!

u16 & u19 Winter Club and Development Teams:
u16 Club & DT Tryouts:
Day #1: Friday 10/25 @ Koa HQ @ 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Day #2: Sunday 10/27 @ Koa HQ @ 4:30pm – 9:30pm
Day #2 = Invite ONLY Tryout!
u19 Club & DT Tryouts: Sunday 10/20 (u19 tryout)
Day #1: Sunday 10/20 @ Koa HQ @ 12:00pm – 4:00pm

High School Indoor League: This will be Koa’s 4th annual High School Indoor League! Athletes can join with a group of teammates from their HS Team, or they can join as a Free Agent and be put onto one of Koa’s house teams with other free agents. The Indoor League will be traditional indoor rules, which is a great way to improve your skills in the off-season. This is also a great way for a HS Team to bond during the off-season, and improve both mentally and physically during the Winter months! Click Here for more Information!

Winter Rec League: This program is for both experienced and inexperienced players. During the Winter Rec League, players will be placed on teams, and will have both a practice and a game each Saturday. Each team will play for 1.5 hours each Saturday. They will have a 45min practice session first, and then immediately play in a game versus another team in the second 45min session. Each game will be two 20min halves with a 5min halftime. Click Here for more information!

Winter Clinics: This Winter Clinic is a weekday clinic for both experienced and beginner field hockey players. During the practice, the players will be taught the fundamental skills of field hockey. At the end of each practice, they will get to test their newly learned skills in a fun game scenario drill or in a scrimmage. All players will be divided into the appropriate age and skill level groups. Click Here for more information!

Year Round Programs!

Private Lessons: Are you looking for a 1 on 1 skill session? Are you looking to take your skills to another level? We offer private lessons with our experienced coaches to help you improve your skills. Breakdown those skills you may be having trouble with and have a coach analyze and help you work on them.
Private Lesson Info

Evaluations: Koa FH offers individual player evaluations to athletes who want to know where they stand compared to our different programs. Any field hockey player, whether you are new to Koa or you have been with Koa for a few seasons can register for an evaluation. Schedule your Player Eval today!

Register Here!

 


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Questions?

Simone Vagnoni 
Club and DT Coordinator                    
simone@koasports.org
(301) 229-7529 (PLAY)

Jen Spagnuolo
Rec League and Clinic Coordinator
jen@koasports.org
(301) 229-7529 (PLAY)

 



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