Jamaica Hockey Federation to host Round 1 of Hockey World League..

Are you ready to join the next round of competition that is making an impact on hockey worldwide?  Welcome back to the Hockey World League!

This unique global league presents hockey at its best while providing opportunities for new talent and teams to shine and eager fans to get involved. 

The Hockey World League Season 2 has four rounds, running from July 2014 to December 2015. Each round acts as a qualifier for the next giving every team the potential to go all the way to the final. (story continues of the World League page)

International Hockey coming to Jamaica - Round One

Round 1 of the men and women World League is schedule for September 30 - October 5, 2014. Round 1 Kingston, Jamaica

Teams

Men Women
Barbados Barbados
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Jamaica Jamaica
Trinidad & Tobago Trinidad & Tobago
Venezuela Venezuela
Barbados Barbados
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Jamaica Jamaica
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
Trinidad & Tobago Trinidad & Tobago
Venezuela Venezuela

 

 

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FIH "How To Hockey" Video Series

10 short videos explain the basics of hockey

The FIH a series of ten short videos explaining the basics of the sport of field hockey, in an easy to understand and often humorous format.

Episode 1 – Hockey Basics

Episode 2 – Umpire Signals

Episode 3 – The 5m Rule

Episode 4 – Self Pass

Episode 5 – Green, Yellow, Red Cards

Episode 6 – The Off-side Rule

Episode 7 – What is Dangerous Play?

Episode 9 – How do you score a Goal?

Episode 10 – Penalty-corners

Episode 11 – Goalkeepers


Message from the President on the new turf being laid work in progress

Dear Members,

I know many of you have seen and heard that your Federation has successfully completed one of its major strategic initiatives for 2014 and that is the completion of installing a new synthetic pitch at our Mona Road location on Sunday the 17th August 2014.

The installers left for Argentina on Monday afternoon, 19th August 2014 which rendered the pitch complete and handed back to the Federation to continue the preparation of the pitch for the World League Round 1 Tournament, scheduled for September 30th– October 6th 2014.

The new pitch was the most important component of the 2014 strategy, the next phases of the strategy is to host the tournament and the final stage is to prepare the national teams for (read more)

Laying of new turf in progress - Photos by Lloyd Butler
New turf
 

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New hockey field by September, netball court seats by August

Published: Tuesday | July 8, 2014
Leighton Levy, Gleaner Writer

 
Courtesy of The Gleaner

A new playing surface is expected to be laid at the Mona Hockey Field by September. The new surface departed Argentina in late June and is expected to arrive in Jamaica by July 25, said managing director of the Sports Development Foundation (SDF) Denzil Wilks.

The old surface, which has been there for more than a decade, is being replaced at a cost in excess of (continues of the Gleaner website)

In 350 days, Toronto, Canada will host the 2015 Pan American Games

25 July 2014
PAHF

In 350 days, Toronto, Canada will host the 2015 Pan American Games or the 17th Pan American Games since it was first held in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1951. The Pan American Games are organized under PASO-the Pan American Sports Organization. Two weeks ago there were two full days of commemorative events in Toronto, including a wide variety of musical and athletic performances, to mark the one-year countdown to the games that can be read about (continue on PAHF website)

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PAHF announce hosts for events until 2017

25 June 2014
PAHF

The Pan American Hockey Federation has completed the process for awarding tournaments for the period 2015-2017. The Board of Directors approved the recommendations of the Bid Evaluation Committee, set-up in April 2014 for analyzing the proposals received from a number of member countries. The Bid Committee considered the quality of proposals, (Continue on PHAF website)

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