What Is The Definition Of Stick Tackle In Field Hockey?
1. A stick tackle is a type of foul in field hockey that occurs when one player makes contact with another player’s stick without making a play on the ball. Regardless of whether the contact occurs intentionally or unintentionally, a foul will be called.
If the stick tackle occurs within the circle by a defensive player, a short corner or greater will be awarded. If the stick tackle occurs outside the circle, a free hit is awarded.
Example Of How Stick Tackle Is Used In Commentary
1. That was a nasty stick tackle committed by Iowa, fully deserving of the short corner awarded.
Sport The Term Is Used
1. Field Hockey
Also Known As:
1. Stick interference