Insights from the AHL

Insights from the AHL

At the recent AHL tournament I caught up with Jacob Whetton and Liam de Young. Video Highlights: 00:25 – Jacob Whetton’s favourite drill 01:05 – The skill Whetty has been working on perfecting 02:11 – Liam’s secrets to staying injury free 03:02 – Liam’s thoughts on being a flexible player How to improve your individual… [Read More…]

Japanese Boy With Amazing Hockey Skills

Japanese Boy With Amazing Hockey Skills

Hello, welcome to Dwyer Online. My name is Jamie Dwyer. A few weeks ago I was in Japan doing some coaching, and this little fellow had all the skills and he showed me a few tricks I can’t do. Check it out in the video below! Awesome work by the little Japanese fella. To stay… [Read More…]

The Role of a Hockey Coach

The Role of a Hockey Coach

The role of a coach is an interesting one in sport these days and the variety of opinions of what makes a good hockey coach is sometimes even more interesting. In my personal experience of playing hockey at international level, there are 2 types of coaches that make players stand up and listen. The (ex)Player… [Read More…]

World Hockey League 3 Debrief

World Hockey League 3 Debrief

What an amazing experience it is to play a big tournament in Rotterdam. One of my favourite places to play hockey and Iʼve played at a few over my years. One thing I was disappointed at, was the amount of people who come out to watch. I did have high expectations and I was expecting… [Read More…]

World Hockey League #3 (Semi-Final)

World Hockey League #3 (Semi-Final)

It’s good to be on tour with the Australian Kookaburras. We are in Europe preparing for the World League 3 (WL3). We arrived into a cold and windy Amsterdam just over a week ago. A quick bus ride to Rotterdam to start our prep for the WL3. I’ve played at the Rotterdam Hockey Club over… [Read More…]

Dutch Hockey Play-Offs

Dutch Hockey Play-Offs

What a few weeks it’s been. Playing hockey in Europe and particularly the Netherlands over 5 seasons has been a complete joy for me. It’s always been my goal while playing for HC Rotterdam to play in the Grand Final series and finally on my 5th and final attempt here I’ve been able to achieve… [Read More…]

5-A-Side Hockey in Hong Kong

5-A-Side Hockey in Hong Kong

A couple of weeks ago I got to experience 5 aside hockey on a field roughly 45 meters long and 35 meters wide. I was obviously very curious on how this would be and whether or not if I would like it. I love the modern game but I often wonder how hockey can go… [Read More…]

Jamie Dwyer’s Pre Game Routine with Jaap Stockman

Its been a nice and relaxed time post HIL in India, enjoying the last part of summer in Perth and spending some time with family and friends. Once again, I’m writing this from an airport. I’m sure you are starting to think that I live at airports. I’ve just been in Melbourne for a week… [Read More…]

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