Field Hockey

Author(s): Elizabeth Anders

∙ Physical Education and Health

Master coach and field hockey legend Elizabeth Anders details the step-by-step programme that will teach the reader how to develop skills such as score more goals by developing better shooting techniques, improve ball control and dribbling, establish solid passing and receiving skills, develop better footwork and balance for improved stick handling and employ attacking and defensive tactics. Whether the reader is new to the sport or seeking new techniques to add to their arsenal, this book - part of the popular "Steps to Success Sports Series" will help improve every aspect of their game.


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Elizabeth R. Anders is a dominant figure in field hockey. Her accomplishments include being a successful coach in college field hockey, leading her teams to nine NCAA National Championships and serving as head coach of the U.S. national field hockey team for three periods. Anders has coached and taught field hockey for over 30 years. She is currently the head field hockey coach at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. Sue Myers has 35 years of experience coaching and teaching field hockey internationally and nationally. She is currently an assistant field hockey coach at Old Dominion University. Sue was on the U.S. national team from 1972 to 1979 and played on the very first U.S. World Cup team in 1975. Myers was a player on and co-founder of the Red Rose Field Hockey Club based in South Eastern Pennsylvania from 1975 to 1985. With the club, she won five national team championships coaching alongside Anders.

Step 1. Balance and Footwork; Step 2. Passing and Receiving; Step 3. Ball Control and Dribbling; Step 4. Tackling; Step 5. Shooting; Step 6. Goalkeeping; Step 7. Leading the Attack and Defense; Step 8. Supporting the Lead Attacker; Step 9. Supporting the Lead Defender; Step 10. Organizing the Team's System of Play; Step 11. Conditioning.

General Fields

  • : 9780736068376
  • : Human Kinetics
  • : Human Kinetics
  • : 0.676
  • : July 2008
  • : 279mm X 216mm X 15mm
  • : October 2010
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Elizabeth Anders
  • : Paperback
  • : 2nd Revised edition
  • : English
  • : 240
  • : 164 black & white illustrations, 1 black & white halftones