In this article I explain how to improve your acceleration performance for hockey. We will look the key principles behind speed and sprint training, and which drills you can use to maximise your acceleration on the pitch.
The 16 pitch lengths assessment is a time trial test of 1600 yards or 1462 metres. It is a useful measure of aerobic capacity, which is vital for field hockey performance. In this article, I’ll be sharing a range of ways to improve your time in this test.
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