A huge congratulations to all players, coaches, volunteers, referees, managers, physiotherapists and support crew involved in this years UWH World Championships in Stellenbosch, South Africa! The Elite Women’s team finished a competitive tournament in 6th place, with the Masters Men and Women, and Elite Men’s team bringing home the Gold. We look forward to sharing […]
The Underwater Hockey Australia AGM will be held on Saturday 18th June 2016 in Melbourne. The below Committee positions are up for nomination (all selected at September 2014 AGM): Director Secretary Financial Controller Games Commissioner Junior Development Officer Marketing/Promotions Officer Chief Referee Director of Coaching PLUS; Coaching Admin role All positions are for a period […]
It has been three years since the last Elite world championships for our favourite underwater sport. In 2013 the Elite and Master underwater hockey teams of the world met in Egar, Hungary. This week, they reunite in healthy competition at the 19th CMAS world Championships in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Australia will be represented in each devision: Elite Women, […]
About Underwater Hockey
Underwater hockey is a non-contact sport in which two teams compete to manoeuvre a puck across the bottom of a swimming pool into goals. The sport of Underwater Hockey is played across Australia and has a long history here (the first Australian Championships were held in 1975). Equipment Players wear a diving mask, fins and a snorkel for play. Safety gear includes ear protection usually in the form of a water polo cap, a mouthguard, and a glove. The stick coloured white or black to indicate the player's team. In tournament play, the colour of the stick and cap are randomly assigned to each … Read more...