Miscellaneous hockey techniques

Dribble: Dribble is a technique used by a player in hockey when he moves the ball along the floor. He runs with the ball pushing it and controlling its speed and takes in a specific direction with his hockey stick.

Hit: This technique is used when a ball is hit with a considerable force but less than offend able force. By hitting the ball, the player wants to take it at a long distance. It is an important skill which needs a lot of exercise to master it.

Slap: By slap a player scores a goal. In this technique, a player holds his hand slightly apart on the stick and hit the ball with considerable force.

Push: Push is used when a player make use of his wrist to move the ball ahead. It is used typically to pass the ball to another team mate.

Flick: This technique is also known as the scoop. It is similar to the push as mentioned above. The only difference is that the stick is put at an angle so as to lift the ball off the ground.

Backhand hit: This technique resembles the techniques used in tennis. In it, a reverse hit is performed. But one thing should be clear that the rounded back of the stick should not be used. This is not permitted in the game.

Drive: This technique resembles a hit as mentioned above. In it, the stick is put at a certain distance.



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