International Hockey Rises While USA College System Falls

  On July 9th, 2020, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced that the FIH Pro League will finally resume play beginning on September 22nd with Germany hosting Belgium.  While the global league is rising, one could also note the disastrous fall of the USA collegiate athletic system. Many conferences including the Ivy League Conference, Atlantic […]

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College Recruiting: What Do Coaches Look For?

  How can I get a scholarship to play? How do I know which program is for me? How do I learn more about college sports in the USA? When it comes to being recruited for a college program, there are thousands of questions and details to look into. The problem is, not every resource […]

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How to Make Money While Playing Abroad

  As an athlete, much of your energy is spent on performing and fitness, making sure you’re at the top of your game. Making sure you hit every rep, meet beep-test timelines, and execute your plan on the field, pitch, or court. Even through all of your hard work, discipline, and sacrifice, there is a […]

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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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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 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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Australian Field Hockey Athlete Has a Decision to Make with Five NCAA Offers

Murphy pursues getting a field hockey scholarship to get her engineer degree in the USA The Uru Sports team recently got to catch up with the bubbly Maddy Murphy, a Tasmanian hockey player that signed up with Uru Sports in search of a playing opportunity at the college level in the United States. Maddy’s drive […]

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