The tomahawk: tips on how to hit better in 30 Seconds

Chris Wood & Josh Netherwood briefly look at the basics of the reverse stick hit – also known as the Tomahawk.

It’s better for you to start with the reverse stick sweep (with the stick in contact with the ground at all times) before moving on to the upright hit.  The 30 Second Skills series is designed so you can quickly refresh yourself with the very basic aspects of the core skills in Field Hockey.

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By Pablo Mendoza

Pablo Mendoza is an FIH Hockey Academy Educator and the CEO of A Hockey World. Contact:

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