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Everything you need to know about Harrod Sport

  1. Football

    The FA has a set criteria for football ground grading requirements which covers the Conference League and below. Working alongside all of the leagues in the National League, a standardised 'National Ground Grading Document' has been produced to assist clubs with meeting the grading requirements as they progress through the National League system.

  2. News

    For four years, we have been sponsoring athletes through the Ron Harrod Foundation, an initiative created in the name of our founder to help young, local athletes to continue their dreams without the financial worry which comes with competing.

  3. News

    ​2021 saw a difficult year for most, with further lockdowns, Brexit and raw material shortages hampering production at various stages throughout the year. Thankfully, despite these difficulties, our Export department has gone from strength to strength which has now been recognised by SAPCA after winning their 2022 award for Export.

  4. Football

    Harrod Sport is proud to introduce the world’s first FIFA Quality approved goal post’s – the 4G Stadium Pro and the 4G Stadium Goal.

  5. Hockey

    One of the most important parts about field hockey is players choosing the right stick, however, there are an array of sticks available and some of the terminology can be confusing to a newcomer. In this article, we'll be covering the basic anatomy of field hockey sticks and how to choose the right one for you.

  6. Hockey

    Harrod Sport is pleased to announce that the Aluminium Indoor Hockey Pitch Sideboards have been approved by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Quality Programme, ensuring the highest performance and durability standards in field equipment for hockey.

  7. Football

    Coaching youth football (ages 11-18) requires a different approach compared to younger players. A key thing to remember when coaching teenage players is that they are very susceptible to tone, language and mood, and so it's important to portray activities and training sessions in a way that appeals to them.

  8. Football

    As a coach, you need to be aware that the needs and development of each child will be very different – coaching children is not the same as coaching teenagers or adults. Patience and understanding are necessary skills to have when coaching children of a young age.

  9. Other Sports

    ​Sponsoring young and aspiring athletes has always been a big part of our ethos at Harrod Sport, and we love to see how they flourish at what they do. For so many of us, not having sport as part of our lives due to pandemic restrictions was a huge loss. Even more so for those who work in sport, or even teach it, like our Ron Harrod Foundation athlete, Fiona.

  10. Other Sports

    ​Earlier in June, Ron Harrod Foundation athlete Alice Masterman (along with her sailing partner, Bella) competed in their first race in 2 years. As expected, this was a momentous occasion as it has been so long since any competing has been able to take place, let alone at international tournament.

  11. Football

    Football is a sport that is universally loved and played by people of all ages and abilities. An intrinsic part of the game is coaching and often the success of a team is based on the tactics and expertise of their coach.

  12. Football

    While Euro 2020 was delayed for a year, it has certainly been worth the wait. Great goals, incredible comebacks and drama at every turn have made this one of the most exciting and memorable European Championships for decades.

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