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, […]
The Age Group Trans Tasman Competition will be held from 2-10 July 2016, at the Hobart Aquatic Centre, Tasmania, Australia. In 2014 New Zealand hosted a fantastic Tras Tasman tournament in the charming city of Wellington. As the host nation, New Zealand fielded a team in every devision, with two barbarian teams to add diversity and challenge to […]
Mens Selections (Elite and Masters) Venue: Challenge Pool, 100 Stephenson Ave, Mount Claremont WA Dates and times: Saturday 17th POOL TIME: 9.00-11.00am and 4.00-6.00pm Sunday 18th POOL TIME: 9.00-11.00am and 4.00-6.00pm Monday 19th POOL TIME: 9.00-10.30am and 12.30-2.00pm Womens Selections (Elite and Masters) Venue: […]
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...