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How To Improve Ball Control in Hockey ft. Robbert Kemperman | Olympians’ Tips

August 22, 2019

My name is Robbert Kemperman, I’m a professional hockey
player and European Champion. I’m going to show
three important techniques. Running with the ball, moving it back and forth,
dribbling with it, and lifting,
to get past the opponent. (RUN) I’m going to show
how to run with the ball. When running with the ball, make sure your elbow
sticks out. That will keep your
body upright. It makes it easier
to run with the ball. Keep it at your right foot, that way you can always
see the ball. When you run,
lift your body a bit, so your legs can go faster. Keep the ball in front
of your right foot, stick the elbow out. That makes it easier
to make more speed. (DRIBBLE) When dribbling, keep the ball
in front of your right foot. Stick your elbow out,
otherwise you can’t dribble. You can dribble by moving
the ball from right to left. The ball moves
from right to left. It’ll get the opponent moving. Make sure your right hand
sits loosely around the stick. If not, you have to move
your whole body, which makes it harder. Let your right hand sit
loosely around the stick, so it can move freely. (LIFT) I’m going to show
how to lift the ball. You lift the ball
to get past your opponent, by going over the stick.
You lift the ball into the air. Therefore you lower your body, to get under the ball
more easily. Turn the stick blade open, make your stick
into a sort of scoop. By moving the ball
from left to right, it’s easier to lift it
into the air. I hope you liked it.
Good luck with these tips. Try it on your field at home,
but not in the living room. Practise often on the field,
then you will improve for sure. (HOW TO…)


  • Reply Otto Zyskind June 20, 2017 at 2:31 pm


  • Reply Bryson Xiao June 20, 2017 at 2:47 pm

    What is he speaking?

  • Reply Snaking June 20, 2017 at 4:49 pm

    Hi olympic i want to know if you are going to upload the official film of the 1952,1960,1972,1980,1984,1988 olympic summer games thanks

  • Reply samuel st-arnaud June 20, 2017 at 5:28 pm


  • Reply Ann _fcxc June 20, 2017 at 6:20 pm

    I play field hockey and I love it. I have played since I was 6 and I am now 14

  • Reply Bart Vos June 20, 2017 at 7:20 pm

    lmao nice intro consisting of an ordinary pass and a missed shot… really did him justice there.

  • Reply Tanya Wang June 20, 2017 at 10:13 pm

    this would've been useful when i was still in field hockey…
    although… in middle school, we weren't allowed to lift the ball cause it was dangerous for middle schoolers, which is true cause my teammate got a concussion when the opponent lifted the ball and smacked her in the head

  • Reply Evan Dicks June 22, 2017 at 10:37 pm

    100th like!

  • Reply Finn Eurovision June 23, 2017 at 7:19 pm

    Haha Dutch sounds so funny when you are native German

  • Reply Juggy Bilkhu April 19, 2018 at 1:06 pm

    Luv Hockey. Numero Uno.

  • Reply Flynn Maris April 25, 2018 at 8:57 am

    I love field hockey

  • Reply mariano villalobo August 19, 2018 at 12:09 am

    Esta todo en ingles 👎

  • Reply Fabien REY September 2, 2018 at 5:30 pm

    Nice video to explain how to make the good movements !

  • Reply Royal Nani September 7, 2018 at 4:15 pm

    Nice video to learn… Better thankss bro

  • Reply Debangsu Sarkar October 12, 2018 at 12:28 pm

    Come on. If the title is English then why isn't the video. Anyway, I LOVE THIS GREAT SPORT

  • Reply sandeep oraon October 16, 2018 at 10:58 am

    Hame hockey khelne me liye

  • Reply Vinoth Kumar October 26, 2018 at 8:17 am

    idha tamila sollunga ,I don't know the English

  • Reply Rakesh kumar Singh December 21, 2018 at 1:44 am

    Love hockey

  • Reply kourtney kardashian March 9, 2019 at 12:34 pm

    It sounds like Afrikaans😂😂

  • Reply Axis Mundi April 28, 2019 at 3:49 pm

    Your videos are immensely helpful. Thanks for sharing your skills and knowledge.

  • Reply Akalbir Pahal May 8, 2019 at 10:18 pm

    Thanks for vid trying to get better at field hockey in gym class.

  • Reply hockey legends May 29, 2019 at 11:57 am

    Thanx gonna skilleveryone

  • Reply Bhanguhappy Tapiala June 10, 2019 at 11:15 am

    I love field hockey

  • Reply Hallow! July 26, 2019 at 2:26 am

    woah dutch sounds like english, and then you realize it's not…

  • Reply proud to be Pakistani August 7, 2019 at 4:16 am


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