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, all four corners of the field are meant to have flagposts.
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.
It really depends on the strength of the person hitting the drive. The drive is meant to be the longest hit in field hockey, but each player has their own forte. My slap-shot has a longer distance than my drive, but my friend's drive can go over half the field.
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.
Ice hockey is played on ice, while field hockey is played on a grass surface, the rules in field hockey are kinder than ice hockey, and the sticks vary between versions.
It is a mixture of field hockey's rules and lacrosses rules.
I will tell you the ones i know of. Mini hockey is only played in a half of a hockey field, or even smaller, and there are 8 that play. Field hockey is played full field (the whole hockey field) and you have 11 players that play (including the goalkeeper). They are both similar in that they both play with hockey sticks and they are still a type of hockey. The same rules apply in both.
There is no offside in field hockey.
No, field hockey was invented in Britain.
It means nothing in field hockey.
To my knowledge, there is no such thing as a slide in field hockey.
When was field hockey first discovered
The most common types of hockey are ice hockey, field hockey, floor hockey, and street hockey. With the exception of field hockey, all of these types of hockey generally follow the same rules.
Well if you want to play field hockey indoors you should go to a gym hall for indoor field hockey.
roller hockey ice hockey and field hockey
Turf hockey is field hockey.
There are many places a person could find rules for field hockey. For instance, a person may check out a book from the local library which describes the rules and play of field hockey. Additionally, a person may check with the websites called Field Hockey ISport and NFHS Field Hockey. Both websites offer information on the rules of field hockey.
you can have 2 teams on the ice/field/pavement in hockey.
Floor hockey is played with hockey sticks and either a ball or puck on hard, flat, floor. Field hockey, on the other hand, is mainly played by girls. It consists of using a wooden curved field hockey stick and is played with a hard ball in a grassy field.
field hockey is an indoor sport and a outdoor sport
USA Field Hockey was created in 1922.