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FIELD HOCKEY

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by DEWAYNE J. JOHNSON and BARBARA PARKS
1st ed., January 1982, 79 pages, $10.95
ISBN 978-0-89641-091-6  Review Shopping Cart

 

This text is one of a series of activity texts emphasizing an individualized learning approach. It provides basic instruction for the field hockey player. The text includes a glossary and discussions of the history, benefits, and learning objectives of field hockey. Equipment, facilities, and rules are also discussed. Fundamental techniques are treated in terms of key learning components. Each discussion of key components includes a section on common errors and on self-instruction. Evaluation worksheets conclude each chapter and provide an opportunity for peer and instructor evaluation. Photographs and illustrations emphasize key points.

Contents

Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION TO FIELD HOCKEY
History
Benefits of Field Hockey
Learning Objectives
Glossary

Chapter 2: RULES OF FIELD HOCKEY
Equipment and Facilities
General Rules

Chapter 3: BASIC TECHNIQUES
Footwork
Carrying the Stick
Gripping the Hockey Stick
Evaluation of Basic Skill Techniques

Chapter 4: STROKE TECHNIQUES
The Dribble
The Push
The Drive
The Flick
The Scoop
Evaluation of Basic Offensive Techniques

Chapter 5: DEFENSIVE STROKE TECHNIQUES
The Jab
Left Hand Lunge
Chapter 6: TACKLING
The Straight Tackle
The Circular Tackle
Evaluation of Basic Defensive Techniques

Chapter 7: SPECIAL TECHNIQUES
The Push-In
The Free Hit
The Bully
Corner
Penalty Stroke

Chapter 8: PLAYER POSITION, STRATEGIES AND DUTIES
Forwards
Halfbacks
Fullbacks
The Goalie

About the Authors

Dewayne J. Johnson is Professor in the Department of Movement Science and Physical Education at Florida State University in Tallahassee. Before coming to Florida State, Dewayne taught for four years at George Peabody College in Nashville. he received his B.S. from Southern State College in South Dakota, his M.P.E. from Idaho State University, and his Ph.D. from Texas A&M University.

Barbara Parks teaches Physical Education at Westminster High School in Union Bridge, Maryland.

 

 

 

 

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