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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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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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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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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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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Earning the Jersey: Belgium feat. Nicolas de Kerpel

How Belgian Hockey Players Fund Their Passion Over the past ten years hockey in Belgium has gotten much more professional.  The Belgium national team finished the 2008 Olympics with a disappointing 9th place finish. With the explosion of the sport, Belgium was able to revamp the program in only two olympic cycles to bring home […]

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How to Travel the World and Find a Career Through Field Hockey from Lucas Sevestre

The value of playing field hockey overseas Lucas Sevestre shared this quote with the Urū team back in September while sitting by the beautiful beach in Perth, Australia. If you’re thinking of playing abroad, just do it. It’ll be one of the best experiences of your life… Getting to know the people and all the […]

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Top 15 Things to Do in London During the 2018 Field Hockey World Cup

There’s nothing like getting the inside scoop on to-do’s from the locals, especially from people with similar interests… Sports, enjoying the warm summer weather, eating great food, destressing with a beer (or better yet, a Pimm’s!). This list is a collection of recommendations gathered from field hockey players living in London. You won’t be watching […]

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