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Any breach of the rules is an unfair advantage to one team. A free hit (or penalty corner, or stroke) is awarded to remove this advantage.

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What are the most common fouls in field hockey?

The most common fouls are the ball touching the foot, ball touching the back of the stick, obstruction and dangerous play.


What is the field called for a hockey game?

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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.


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Is field hockey in the USA called hockey in England?

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Was field hockey originally called field hockey?

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What is field hockey called in Germany?

In german field hockey is referred to simply as Hockey (with a capital H as it is a noun) Hope that helps.


Is there such a sport called ice hockey?

Ice Hockey is Hockey played on ice; as compared to Field Hockey which is played on grass.


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You can either play on grass which is called a field, Or on astro turf which is a sandy flat surface.


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Where can a person find rules for 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.

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