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Getting Technical with Zoppo

28th January 2017

If you know Zoppo you will know Zoppo loves field hockey. It is a brilliant game with a high degree of technical skill. Zoppo enjoys all aspects of the game but is glad to share with you some technical insights. For example, this article focuses on the skills involved with ‘deflection passing.’ If you are Read More

Saturday Showdown June 2017

22nd January 2017

What is Saturday Showdown? It is Saturday 17th June 2017. The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has announced the fixtures for the Men’s World League Semi Final based at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in London. Winners will go through to the World League Final. The stakes are high! Other teams that have confirmed Read More

Don’t miss the Super 6s

20th January 2017

If you are a hockey fan then no explanation is needed about the Super 6s! If you are new to the sport or are developing an interest, even as an adult player you will love the Super 6s. What is it? It is an annual indoor hockey finals event based in the SSE Arena, Wembley. Read More

Two Greats Will be Sorely Missed

18th January 2017

Everyone knows the famous players that hit the headlines such as Mad Dog Maddie Hinch. However, in the background quietly working for the success of British hockey are many superb coaches. Take for example Craig Keegan. He has been at the heart of training for the woman’s British team for about 9 years. He has Read More

Give and Go with Zoppo

16th January 2017

It seems 2017 has arrived! Zoppo wishes everyone a good year ahead, especially those young teams which are aspiring for greatness in their various leagues around the world. Zoppo enjoys following the sport at lots of levels and in many countries around the world. Even though it is a new year one thing always remains Read More

Olympic Champion in his 70’s

27th December 2016

Nearly everyone loves the Olympics. The Olympic Movement symbolised by 5 interlacing rings represent the 5 continents of the world. The Olympics personify the uniting quality of sport through competition and fair play. The Olympic Order is the highest award given by the Olympic Movement. It is highly prestigious and reserved for special individuals who Read More

Get Them Started Young

24th December 2016

Like most sports, the younger children start to play and love the game, the more likely they will develop a high level of skill that will transmit through to the adult league. Highly skilled professional players usually come from a long legacy within the sport. The governing body of Field Hockey in America featured a Read More

Mad Dog and Crazy Catch

17th December 2016

That may sound like a new cartoon on Nickelodeon but it is actually referring to Mad Dog Maddie Hinch and a business called ‘crazycatch.’ Zoppo loves all things related to hockey and is glad to feature this business. Crazycatch have a simple product range that features various rebound nets. There are basically four models. Rebound Read More

What is in Your Hockey Stocking?

15th December 2016

You have to admit, it is sometimes hard to know what to buy as a present this time of year. Sadly many presents end up in the ‘not wanted’ pile or are simply given to others. Are you lost for inspiration as to what to get your family and friends? If they are hockey lovers Read More

Divided by Continent United by Giving

13th December 2016

It is hard to believe that Christmas has practically arrived already. Every year it seems to come a little bit quicker. Of course Christmas is not the same all over the world. Mainly in the west such as the States and Europe, Christmas takes the more traditional form whereas in other parts of the world Read More

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