. DESCRIPTION, PLAYERS AND OBJECTIVE.
- Ice hockey is a sport that is played between two teams, with skates on an ice rink. The skaters must direct a rubber disc (puck) with a long stick (stick). The number of players per team is six (five players + goalkeeper) and the goal is to score goals in the opposing goal.
The game is divided into three periods of twenty minutes.
– If at the end of the three periods the result is a draw, ten extra minutes are played, unless one of the teams scores a goal, in which case the match ends. If there are no goals, the tie is the final result.
– The main way to defend is to load.
– If a player gets into the attack area before the puck, it occurs out of play.
– Faults can be by holding, pushing, locking with the stick. Depending on the type of fault, mild or severe, the offender can be seated on the bench for a period of two or five minutes, respectively.
The court where ice hockey is played
- The hockey on skates or hockey patin is a sport that is disputed between two teams. The players move thanks to four-wheeled (parallel) skates and use a wooden stick or stick with curved shape to drive a rubber ball. The number of players per team is five (four players + goalkeeper) and the goal is to score goals in the opponent’s goal.
The game is divided into two periods of twenty minutes.
– When a team takes possession of the ball in its defensive zone, it has ten seconds to take it to the attacking zone.
– Passive play is, when a reasonable time has elapsed, the attacking team does not intend to shoot on goal to score a goal.
– Power-play is a penalty that leaves the team temporarily with one player less: two minutes, in the case of a blue card, and four minutes, in the case of a red card. The player returns when the penalty time elapses or when his team receives a goal.
The field where roller hockey is played
- Field hockey or field hockey is a sport in which two rival teams compete to put a ball into the goalpost of the opposing team (goal) with the help of a stick that allows control of the ball. The number of players per team is eleven (ten players + goalkeeper). The objective is to score more goals than the opposing team at the end of regulation time.
The game is divided into two periods of thirty-five minutes each.
– To score a goal, the attacking player must throw the ball into the area.
– The penalty-corner is a penalty in which the ball must be placed on the bottom line, about 10 meters from the goal. The player who throws the penalty-corner must have at least one foot off the field of play and his teammates must remain outside the area. Five defenders, at most, including the goalkeeper, can be behind the baseline with their sticks. To get a goal in a penalty corner, the ball can not exceed 46 centimeters in height.
– The penalty stroke is a major penalty, in which an attacker throws the ball from a point inside the area, while the goalkeeper stands on the goal line.
The field hockey game grass