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The Origins of Hockey – Part 2

Part two of the origins of Hockey kicks off at the start of the 20th Century, when things that were connected with the fledgling game of Hockey were getting serious. The specialized hockey equipment was being manufactured starting with the first mass produced sticks. Equipment for protecting parts of the body was largely borrowed from […]

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How to Buy Your Hockey Skates – Part 2

In part one of our blog looking into how to fit your new skates, we saw a couple of ways how you can test for yourself if you have the correct fitting for your skates. Plus, also the types of fittings the different manufacturers use. In this blog we talk about where your feet should […]

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The Origins of Hockey – Part 1

The increasingly popular sport of hockey is a game between two teams of six players that is played on an ice rink. The purpose of the game is to get the puck (rubber disc) past the opposition goalkeeper and into the net. Hockey has incredible speed and there is more than its fair share of […]

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How to Buy Your Hockey Skates – Part 1

Buying a pair of new shoes can be a nightmare, the type and design you like may not come in the correct size or width. Many people purchase new shoes just for their looks and not because they are comfortable or fit correctly. By doing this you may be putting the welfare of your feet […]

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Shoulder Pad Fitting for Hockey – Part 2

In part one of this blog we looked at what areas of the body the shoulder pads protect and how to tell the difference if they are too long or short. In this blog we concentrate more on the mechanics of how to fit and adjust your new pads. The first thing to bear in […]

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Shoulder Pad Fitting for Hockey – Part 1

What are the purpose of shoulder pads? And why do you need them to play hockey? Well the obvious answer is for protection, they are designed to protect key areas of the body that can get injured by falling or physical impact playing the game. The can protect the whole upper body including collar bone, […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Hockey Sticks

A stick has been described as a hockey player’s best buddy, and the aim of this blog is to help you choose your new friend and how to keep him in top condition. Second possibly only to skates, the hockey stick is the most important part of your equipment and the most personal. It is […]

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The Equipment Needed to Play Ice Hockey – Part 2

The second part of our investigation into what equipment is needed to play hockey, our first foray onto the ice looked at the protective equipment kids need. Now it is time to see what their parents must don to take to the ice for the very first time. Essential Equipment A similar list to the […]

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The Equipment Needed to Play Ice Hockey – Part 1

If you are considering joining the hockey revolution sweeping all over the globe and want to start playing, then the first thing you must do is get hold of the correct equipment. As you may expect there are more rules governing the equipment that children must use, so for this purpose we have to make […]

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The History of the World IIHF World Championships

Each year the World Championships of Ice Hockey is organized by the IIHF, which is the International Ice Hockey Federation. Before the world championships were born it was preceded by the European Championship which started in 1910 and ended in 1932. The first world competition was formed at the Summer Olympics in 1920. From there […]

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