Since ancient times, the world has always attached great importance to sports, especially the development of young people in sports. When it comes to sports on ice, most people's first reaction is skating, but they don't know that there is ice hockey in sports on ice.
Speaking of ice hockey, it might be more acceptable to call it ice hockey.
Ice hockey is one of the highly confrontational collective ice sports based on the combination of variable skating techniques and hockey techniques, and now ice hockey has officially joined the Winter Olympics.
Ice hockey, a sport with a strong sense of power and speed. 2 teams of 6 players each to form a match. The common goal of these players is to shoot the ball into the opponent's goal or net.
Pucks are rubber, small and hard. It is 2.5 cm thick and it measures 3 inches (7.6 cm) in diameter. Weighs between 156 and 170 grams. Hockey players usually use a long stick. The ice hockey presented here should be more accurately called a puck to distinguish it from grass hockey on grass.
Every sport has its own unique history of origins, and ice hockey is no exception. Canada was the birthplace of ice hockey in the mid-19th century.
It is a very popular sport in Canada and the United States, and one of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States is the NHL (National Hockey League).
In the early 20th century, ice hockey became one of Canada's national sports. Of all the countries in Europe, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Finland, Sweden are very enthusiastic about the sport. Ice hockey has been part of the Winter Olympics since 1920.
Many people say that this ice sport must not be difficult. It looks very simple, but it is not. It is extremely difficult. Ice hockey requires athletes to wear skates and hold an ice pole to hit the ball during the sliding process.
It is a great test of the athlete's own agile reflexes and their technical mastery of skating and hockey. It also tests the collective tacit understanding among the athletes. In this process, a little mistake is very likely to be completely empty, and the success is missed.
If you don't know the game of ice hockey, you might think that the game of ice hockey is very similar to football. Maybe so. But there are only some similarities.
For example, part of the scoring rules for both, and both require collective confrontation skills, etc.
But arguably, ice hockey is a more exciting and faster sport. This sport needs to examine the player's skills and physical strength.
Because the sport needs to be performed on the ice, it requires a higher sense of balance for the players, which also adds a certain degree of difficulty to ice hockey.