Friday, September 30, 2011

Report ALL Goggle Related Issues

Click the link below to report all GOGGLE-RELATED INJURIES:

This is a responsible effort
to gather and analyze data
concerning the effect of
mandated goggle use
in high school field hockey.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Drivers Training

When you got your first car, was it a Rolls Royce or Ferrari ?
Mine wasn't either.  My first car was an old dented VW bug.
The first week I drove the car, another student backed into it.
There was a dent and I was horrified.

Looking back, I was glad to have not had a pretty car, at least while learning.
Bumps, dents, and paint scratches are going to happen.

The same attitude should be used toward field hockey.
Learn with a good, but not awesome stick.  Buy your Porsche after you are
away from other beginners.  They are going to hit your stick.
Bumps, dents, and paint scratches are going to happen.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Counterfeit Brand Name Sticks

Counterfeit sticks have been a problem for several years.  If the counterfeiter fails at selling a fake with one brand, they will repaint the stick with a different brand design.  You might think people would learn that a top end stick, that sells for lots of money, offered "direct from the factory" at a fraction of the cost is nothing but a scam.

I recently heard from a mother who bought two new sticks on eBay.  Her daughter tried them. Had she been a beginner, she wouldn't have recognized the sticks were fakes.  They looked like real Adidas models.  They played like do-do.

If it looks too good to be true, use your head.

What is next? Fake goggles?  They are already fake safety "protection".