There is currently no offside rule in Field Hockey. There were prior offside rules, rules that restricted the positioning of players from the attacking team in a way similar to the offside rule in soccer. The offside rules were changed as the rules of field hockey changed. The evolution of the field hockey offside rule culminated with its abolition in the mid 1990s.
There is no offside in field hockey.
Sports such as ice hockey, field hockey, American and Canadian football, soccer and rugby have an offside rule.
there isn't offside
There is no onside or offside in field hockey, at least as used in other sports. It is sometimes used to describe a player is in the wrong half of the field when a centrepass is taken, but that is about the only time.
Yes in novice hockey there are offsides calls.
Currently there are no offside rules in field hockey; except for the 5m distance required of an opponent at a free hit, or that all players must be in their own half for a centrepass. There is no except, there is no off side. The distance that opponents and sometimes your own players, have to be from a free hit, side line hit or corner hit has nothing to do with 'off side'
The sport of ice hockey, in the Winter Olympics, has an offside rule.
The offside rule is used in winter sports such as American football and ice hockey.
An offside in ice hockey is when a player from the attacking team has crossed over the defending teams blueline before the puck. It is a delayed offside when nobody from the attacking team touches the puck.
The blue line on the hockey rink determines if the player will go offside
hockey, indoor soccer
In soccer, a player is offside if he is in an offside position and becomes involved in play. In hockey, a player is offside if he is in the attack zone (fully across the blue line) when the puck enters the same zone. Please see the related questions for detailed information about each sport.
A player was in the opposing zone before the puck
No. A player is never in an offside position when he is on his own side of the field.
In ice hockey, a player is offside if he enters the attacking zone (fully crosses the blue line) before the puck has.
, To answer your question, a Hockey "Offside" is when the player crosses the offensive blue line before the puck. There is a move called "Dragging the line" that NHL players, or in general any hockey player (Like myself) use. What they do is keep a skate ON the blue line when the puck is crossing the line and you are ahead of the play and/or puck.
Well, by field hockey I think you mean hockey games that are done on the ground like field hockey, street hockey,ect. It is called ice hockey. *Field hockey and ice hockey are completely different rulebases. As the first answer pretty much describes, it is simply called "field hockey on ice", like it is called "field hockey on grass", "on turf", "on concrete", etc.
ice hockey is a rink and field hockey is just a field
Field hockey is a field sport, but both indoor and ice hockey are rink sports.
No. Originally "field hockey" was not called that, as at the time of origin there was only one type of hockey with variations, played around the world. Outside of America and Canada field hockey is known by its original and formal name of hockey. It is only after the popular growth of ice hockey and roller hockey in North America that the word "field" was added to distinguish it.
Determining whether a play is offside and dropping the puck for face-offs.
A player that is completely off of the field of play across the goal line is considered to be on the goal line itself for offside calculations. So, yes, it is possible to be in an offside position.