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Your guide to getting into hockey

Fast, mentally stimulating and bundles of fun, hockey is a thrilling game of speed, tactics and giving the ball a good old whack.

If you want to play hockey, a good starting point is to search for a club in England, Wales or Scotland.

Back to hockey

You can also return to the sport or pick it up for the first time with Back to Hockey run in England and Wales.

Sessions are designed for men and women of all ages and are great for making friends as well as getting to grips with hockey.

Rush hockey

Rush hockey is a new variant of the game with smaller pitches and a 5-a-side format.

See where in England you can play it, and find out what's on in Wales.

Junior Hockey (2)


Younger children can play the 4-a-side version of hockey. It can be played on any surface with larger, lighter and safer balls.

In England, Quicksticks introduces seven to 11-year-olds to the 4-a-side game, while in Scotland, youth camps are held for aspiring young players.

Disability hockey

Disability hockey is growing, with England Hockey holding sessions for the visually impaired or blind, those who are hearing impaired or deaf, wheelchair users, those with learning disabilities and people with ADHD, Aspergers or Autism – all under its Flyerz programme.