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Jessica Montiel, Co-Head Coach

Jenna Kern, Co-Head Coach

Field Hockey

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ABOUT FIELD HOCKEY

It is an Olympic sport played by men and women around the world. It is most popular in countries like Argentina, Australia and England and is growing in the United States. Over 40 high schools in San Diego have teams. The season runs from August to November.

To follow the sport in the 2016 Olympics, go to: https://www.rio2016.com/en/hockey 

 

Basic Field Hockey Rules

The Game:

· Two halves of 25 minutes each with a 5 minute half time.

· 11 players per side, including the goalkeeper.

· The ball must be passed or dribbled down the field with the flat side of the stick.

· A goal is scored when an attacker strikes the ball into the goal from within the striking circle.

Fouls:

A player may not:

· Shield or obstruct the ball from an opponent with the body or stick. All players must have an equal chance to gain control of the ball as it is dribbled or passed down the field.

· Play the ball with the rounded side of the stick.

· Charge, hit, shove or trip an opponent.

· Raise the stick above the waist in a dangerous manner while attempting to play or stop the ball.

· Advance the ball by any means other than with the stick.

· Hit, hook, hold or interfere with and opponents stick.