Games with hockey stick
With a hockey stick through a slalom course.
The term hockey is usually placed in conjunction with (Ice) Hockey. This fast sport, with the potential to get very rough, is considered a guy’s game only. However, not many people do know that there is a view variation to this sport, such as field- or lawn hockey. Also, the widespread stereotype of the tough guy’s game does not apply to them.
If we talk about hockey, we mean a very motion intensive and fast game. Also, this sport makes high demands on technique, tactics and the interplay of the individual players. This starts with the ball control and ends with swift switching between attack and defence. Psychosocial and educational aspects play a much greater role the in many other team games.
Besides speed, tactic, gross and fine motor skills play a critical role in hockey. To play well within a team, proper coordination, as well as tactical thinking, is required. Because fight- and team spirit promote social skills, at the same time, players learn social skills in a very practical way. Lone fighters, playing with great physical effort will eventually fail. Therefore, the game is also ideal for co-educational groups. Because in this team game, participants can experience team spirit like in no another team sport. The individual player learns how to integrate himself into the team best but also to deal with critic and how to implement his own ideas.
Last but not least, the hockey stick can be used for a variety of other games. The following games are suitable to be used in group meetings as well as for various other gaming situations, such as school festivals.
The group members join in teams of two to four and play a hockey match against each other.
- Target shooting
The objective is to toss a ball or puck into the goal
- Rebound Hockey
Players must shoot a ball by the rebound into a goal
- Shooting high
Ball or puck must be tossed into a goal higher up.
- Baseball Hockey
Participants complete a baseball hurdle course.
- Tin shooting
Puck or Ball must be shot in a way to hot a pyramid of cans
Participants have to knock over the cones with a hockey stick
Participants have to navigate a ball with a hockey stick through a slalom course.
- Stop Ball
The player who receives the puck has to stop it
- Relay Hockey
Participants organise a relay race with hockey sticks and ball.
- Ball free
Two teams have to try to keep their pitch ball free.
Players must balance a hockey stick on the palm of her hand.
- Hockey sticks snake
Two teams are connected with hockey sticks and have to complete a contest
- Hockey Match
Players must try to slide the puck into the opponent's goal.
- Match for two
The two players form a team and play against their opponents a hockey game.
- Hockey tournament
The group members join in teams of four and play a hockey match against each other.
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