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Step 1. Moving With the Stick: Improving Your QuicknessStep 2. Passing & Receiving: Developing Your Technique (Attack Role 1)Step 3. Ball Control and Dribbling: Expanding Your Technique (Attack Role 1)Step 4. Tackling: Engaging Distance and Give (Defense Role 1)Step 5. Attack and Defense Tactics: Understanding Role 1Step 6. Shooting: Finishing the Attack Step 7. Goalkeeping: Protecting the GoalStep 8. Team Attack: Executing Attack Roles 2 and 3Step 9. Team Defense: Executing Defense Roles 2 and 3Step 10. Team Play: Organizing Attack and Defense

About the Author

Elizabeth Anders is a dominant figure in U.S. field hockey. Her impressive list of accomplishments includes being the winningest coach in college field hockey, leading her teams to seven NCAA National Championships, and serving as coach of the USA National Field Hockey Team from 1990 to 1993. During her 35 years as a field hockey player, Anders twice earned a spot on the U.S. women's Olympic field hockey team and is the current Olympic Games scoring record holder. She was also inducted into the United States Field Hockey Association Hall of Fame in 1989. Anders has coached and taught field hockey for 24 years. She is currently the head field hockey coach at Old Dominion University. A frequent writer on the sport, Anders is the author of Lessons in Field Hockey, Fitness Training for Field Hockey, Summer Training for Field Hockey, and On the Rebound: The Hit. She resides in Virginia Beach, VA.


""This is the most comprehensive book on field hockey I've ever read. It's the ultimate resource book for players and coaches alike. It provides the A-Zs for virtually every skill in the game.""
Beth Bozman
President, National Field Hockey Coaches Association
Head Field Hockey Coach, Princeton University
1996 Division I Coach of the Year
""Covers all aspects of coaching field hockey and will benefit coaches, teachers, players, and prospective players. The step-by-step format for developing the field hockey player is a concept that is beneficial in implementing all aspects of the game. It is a book that all will find enjoyable and easy to follow.""
Brian A. Glencross
High-Performance Manager, Women's Hockey Australia
Coach of 1988 Olympic gold-medal-winning women's field hockey team

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