The Top 4 Ways to Improve Your Skills While Training at Home

Not Another Toilet Paper Hockey Drill – learn about what resources can benefit you most during isolation and quarantine to best prepare you for when things open up *fingers crossed* soon. With quarantines and isolation, many players no longer have access to their teams, facilities, nor coaching. While binging Tiger King (“hey all you cool […]

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Everyone Can Benefit from Virtual Coaching…and Here’s Why

  With clubs closed down and limited access to facilities and coaching, Uru Sports has decided to do something about it. We’ve launched Uru Virtual Coaching to help provide our hockey community with as much value during this time as possible.  And we know… “virtual coaching” is an odd concept. There are a LOT of […]

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What You Don’t Know about Bel Red Panther Abigail Raye

  Abigail “Abi” Raye is a favorite English, no Canadian, wait…Belgian player. Confusing yet correct, Raye was originally born in England, but moved to Canada in 2005 with her parents and played for multiple clubs, university, and made the national team at the age of 17. Following a relationship over to Belgium, she knew it […]

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Hockey in Japan – What You Need to Know Before the Tokyo Summer Olympics

  With the Summer Olympics (most likely) happening in Tokyo 2020, there is a lot to learn about the region, and Japanese hockey before the qualifying teams make their debut this June. There are a lot of unique components to Japanese hockey leagues that many people in the sports community don’t know about. We spoke […]

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Uru/Gryphon World Team Travels to Tokyo 2020

  Uru Sports has partnered with Gryphon to bring a Uru/Gryphon World Team to the 2020 Tokyo Cup. Located at Waseda University, 4 men’s teams and 4 women’s teams will battle it out to win the international field hockey competition. The teams come from around the world, and the Uru/Gryphon World Team is comprised of […]

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How To Highlight Yourself Through Video: The Top 3 Things you Need to Know

#AcrossTheBoard At Uru Sports, we aim to empower athletes, coaches, and teams at all levels reach their full potential on and off the pitch. From sports skills to life skills (and everything in between), we want our members to have access to the best information and become skillful #AcrossTheBoard. On this episode of #AcrossTheBoard, Uru […]

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US College Field Hockey Success Story

  Lily Gandhi began playing hockey when she was 7 years old. Throughout her career, she’s played for Southgate Hockey Club, Old Loughtonians, England’s Junior team, and the NC Raiders in Perth, Australia. When it came time for college, Gandhi was ready to go on one of her biggest adventures yet, receiving a scholarship to […]

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Hockey in Ireland – No Borders. Just Sports.

  There is no lack of excitement when it comes to describing hockey in Ireland this year. As we learned from National Team Member Serena Barr, this year is the first year the women’s national team has qualified for the Olympics. The club league has a lot of international talent, and the level of the […]

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How I Joined the Dutch National Team

Learn from Ireen van den Assem on Tips for Success in the Hockey World Let’s dive in – she’s a 7-time National Champion, 2-time European Champion, and World Champion. She’s won the Hockey Pro League, Hockey World League, and European Championship Indoor. Joining the Dutch National Team after the Rio Olympics, Ireen van den Assem […]

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Hockey in Holland – No Borders. Just Sports.

The Netherlands is one of the most competitive countries in hockey. It is known to be played at an extremely fast pace and with snazzy skills. The club system is very strong with a competitive National league for both men and women. Historically, the women’s national team is the most winningest team in the world […]

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