Then there’s this amazing The Reverse Stick Podcast episode where John and Matt ask me some tough questions about the #FIHcopyfight but I love them anyway. For those who are anxious to hear me put on my Wonder Woman bracelets, try scrolling to 22:25. But please listen to the whole thing, subscribe and let the […]
Hey, friends. It’s been a tumultuous few weeks and I’m not going to lie: I’ve been completely overwhelmed. First off, wonderfully, with all of the support and encouragement I’ve received from all of you both publicly and privately. I’ve kept a lot of screenshots, and when I’ve felt a little down and discouraged (read: sobbing […]
Ball placement: what’s up with that? Is it the location or the timing? In this #askFHU Keely Dunn mulls over when we should care and why, thanks to the question asked by The Reverse Stick’s John Lee and Matt Allan. Resources: The Reverse Stick Global Hockey Podcast The Reverse Stick on the Socials: Facebook Twitter […]
After years of posting news, resources, and appointments, the one piece of feedback I kept hearing from umpires around the world were really looking for was the ability to view, analyse and discuss actual match footage. I heard you, friends. So over the past year, I’ve been posting edited clips on social media from various […]
Hockey has an image problem: very few people look at its images. For the incredible reach and accessibility to the sport on a global scale, high participation numbers, natural ability to be scaled for any age group and a variety of abilities, nobody actually watches it get played. Unlike sports like football (soccer), cricket, rugby, […]
I like the PC+YC in this situation, and here’s why.
Rule 10.3 allows the GK to do all their fun goal-defending things like kicking the ball, using their blockers and body and so on, but ONLY while they’re holding their stick. He dropped it, so he just can’t play the ball.
In the Edition 6 of the HWN, we took you down the long and obscure path towards understanding the new FIH pathway in umpiring. You all read that article forwards and backwards twice, right? It will come as no surprise to you that this article is a natural segue as we will be reviewing one […]
You thought all was quiet on the umpiring front, didn’t you? We’ve had the same rules in place since the beginning of 2017 (so Sept. 1, 2016, given that the rules get released in advance of the European/UK outdoor seasons to avoid troubling them with the need to adapt mid-season). Not even a minor mid-term […]