Underwater hockey is a non-contact team sport played globally in which two teams (of 6 players per side) compete to maneuver a puck across the bottom of a swimming pool into goal trays. It is a very unique 3D sport and worth a try. A mixed social competition is held at the University of Wollongong Recreation & Aquatic Centre on Tuesday nights from 7.30pm.
If you are comfortable in water it’s a great fun way to keep fit. You do not have to be particularly fit to play, nor do you have to be able
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to hold your breath abnormally long. Like any other sport, the skills and fitness are learned and developed as you play the game.
Some skills you will learn include: duck diving, swimming flat on the bottom of the pool, curling (turning on the bottom of the pool), passing or flicking the puck, positioning, how to stay under the water.
Please feel free to come along and play or just take a deep breath jump in and watch.
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