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Everything you need to know about Harrod Sport.

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Football

    The best diet for a footballer is one which is high in calories as well as balanced in nutrients so your body is getting everything it needs. Due to the demands of the game and the physical expectations it puts on an individual, footballers must look after their bodies by considering what they consume before and after a game and training.

  10. Football

    Football is a very physically demanding sport due to the expectations it puts on an individual to have good speed and stamina. Endurance plays an important role in what makes a successful footballer and so working on all areas of your fitness is vital (players are estimated to cover roughly 10km during a 90-minute game).

  11. Football

    Harrod Sport are thrilled to be involved in the European Championships returning to the UK for the first time since 1996. For this summer’s tournament, Harrod Sport is delighted to be supplying goalposts for six prestigious venues, including Wembley Stadium and Hampden Park.

  12. Football

    Harrod Sport are committed to helping women’s sport get the recognition and appreciation it deserves. From grassroot to elite level, we are determined to help women’s football progress through continued support.

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