Informative Essay On Field Hockey

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Have you ever wanted to know more about field hockey? Probably not. A recent survey showed that field hockey ranks with soccer and cricket as the most universally popular sport, and in countries like India and Pakistan it is the national sport. But field hockey, or hockey as it is referred to in many regions of the world, has not caught on in the United States. I’m an expert at field hockey because I’ve been playing since third grade, I’ve done a lot of research about its history, have a lot of good tips, and everyone on my team says I’m a very good player. When I first started field hockey in the third grade I didn’t know I would still be playing it by the time I went to high school. Of course at this age everything is very different. In third…show more content…
Tip 1 is to never drink too much water. If you do you will get water belly which is when you drink too much water you can feel it sloshing around in your stomach, and it is not a good feeling. Tip 2 is to always wear long socks. If you don't wear long socks then your shin guards will get sweaty and you will have to peel it off your skin and it hurts. It's better than wearing no socks and having turt cut your feet when you try to run. Tip 3 is always have sunscreen. I cannot tell you how many times I went to a game and it was way hotter than I thought it would be. By halftime I could already feel my face getting sunburned. It’s not just the fact that it hurts that bothers me, it's the fact that some people get skin cancer from not wearing sunscreen. Better be safe than sorry. And my last tip is to always have an extra hairband. It's the worst feeling to realize you don't have a hairband or to feel your hairband snap right as you are about to play a game. When you do play with no hairband you have all this hair flying around so you can't see or what's not flying around is stuck to the sweat on the back of your neck. It's much more comfortable to have your hair in a ponytail than to have it blowing in every
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