Can you lift the ball in field hockey?
A player may intentionally lift the ball in a touch ONLY if it is a shot on goal (inside the circle and towards the goal). Remember, there is no such thing as a high ball call* in field hockey, only a dangerous ball call. This may interest you : Which came first soccer or American football?. (*The only exception is on a penalty corner if the first shot on goal is a hit.)
Does the ball have to stay on the ground in field hockey? The ball must be stationary and the attacker must push or hit it. The batsman cannot play the ball again until another player has touched it. If the offense is committed by a defender within the shooting circle, the attacking team receives a penalty corner.
Why do field hockey players wear goggles?
Maine is one of three states that require field hockey players to wear goggles in an effort to reduce catastrophic eye injuries. Players and coaches, however, say glasses restrict peripheral vision and can lead to collisions and injuries in a fast-paced sport.
What is the purpose of glasses? Goggles are the main protectors designed to protect the eyes from splashes of liquids or chemicals, mists, vapors and irritating fumes. To see also : How many timeouts are allowed in high school field hockey?. They form a protective seal around the eyes and prevent objects or liquids from getting under or around the glasses.