The Global Game Podcast: Festus Ezeli

Let’s be honest: the sporting world can be full of ego. There are players who flaunt their talents, think they’re the best who have ever lived, and push the limits of fame & importance. This couldn’t be further from the truth when talking about NBA Champion Festus Ezeli. Ezeli found his way to the NBA […]

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International Hockey Rises While USA College System Falls

  On July 9th, 2020, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced that the FIH Pro League will finally resume play beginning on September 22nd with Germany hosting Belgium.  While the global league is rising, one could also note the disastrous fall of the USA collegiate athletic system. Many conferences including the Ivy League Conference, Atlantic […]

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How to Make Money While Playing Abroad

  As an athlete, much of your energy is spent on performing and fitness, making sure you’re at the top of your game. Making sure you hit every rep, meet beep-test timelines, and execute your plan on the field, pitch, or court. Even through all of your hard work, discipline, and sacrifice, there is a […]

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The Top 4 Ways to Improve Your Skills While Training at Home

Not Another Toilet Paper Hockey Drill – learn about what resources can benefit you most during isolation and quarantine to best prepare you for when things open up *fingers crossed* soon. With quarantines and isolation, many players no longer have access to their teams, facilities, nor coaching. While binging Tiger King (“hey all you cool […]

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Everyone Can Benefit from Virtual Coaching…and Here’s Why

  With clubs closed down and limited access to facilities and coaching, Uru Sports has decided to do something about it. We’ve launched Uru Virtual Coaching to help provide our hockey community with as much value during this time as possible.  And we know… “virtual coaching” is an odd concept. There are a LOT of […]

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Hockey in Ireland – No Borders. Just Sports.

  There is no lack of excitement when it comes to describing hockey in Ireland this year. As we learned from National Team Member Serena Barr, this year is the first year the women’s national team has qualified for the Olympics. The club league has a lot of international talent, and the level of the […]

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How I Joined the Dutch National Team

Learn from Ireen van den Assem on Tips for Success in the Hockey World Let’s dive in – she’s a 7-time National Champion, 2-time European Champion, and World Champion. She’s won the Hockey Pro League, Hockey World League, and European Championship Indoor. Joining the Dutch National Team after the Rio Olympics, Ireen van den Assem […]

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How to Balance it All with Olympian Rachael Lynch

  With over 200 caps and an Olympic debut in Rio 2016, there are several ways to describe Hockeyroos goalkeeper Rachael Lynch: talented, powerful, competitor. What many may not know that is her accomplishments extend well beyond the pitch into the medical field and entrepreneurial realm. “I also work as a nurse in neurological, rehab,” said […]

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