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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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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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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How to Balance it All with Olympian Rachael Lynch

  With over 200 caps and an Olympic debut in Rio 2016, there are several ways to describe Hockeyroos goalkeeper Rachael Lynch: talented, powerful, competitor. What many may not know that is her accomplishments extend well beyond the pitch into the medical field and entrepreneurial realm. “I also work as a nurse in neurological, rehab,” said […]

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Uru Sports Reveals Ambassador Program: The A-Team

No Borders. Just Sports. Uru Sports is proud to announce our ambassador program: The A-Team! We’ve established a team of elite athletes from over 10 countries to share their insider knowledge and experiences with the hockey community. We’re excited to have them on board to help shape Uru and provide insight into what resources athletes […]

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It’s Official: Ireland’s Women’s Field Hockey is Olympic Bound

Q&A with Defensive Player Serena Barr on the Qualifying Match, Road to Tokyo, and Global Hockey On November 4, 2019, Ireland Women’s Hockey Team battled against Canada for the spot in the Olympics in Tokyo 2020. In a suspenseful finish, the Irish team secured their place on the road to Tokyo in a final shootout. […]

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A Look into the EHL with Wimbledon HC Player Henry Weir

EHL – The world’s most pinnacle club field hockey tournament In Europe, club hockey is where it’s at, with players spending the majority of their year (30+ weeks) training and competing with their club teams. So for the 2007/08 season, after realizing the potential for cross-country, international club competition, the European Hockey League was introduced, […]

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