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Roller hockey

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(Redirected from Rink hockey)

Roller hockey is a form of hockey played on a dry surface using skates with wheels. The term "Roller Hockey" is often used interchangeably to refer to two variant forms chiefly differentiated by the type of skate used. There is traditional "Roller Hockey," played with quad roller skates, and "Inline Hockey," played with inline skates. Combined, roller hockey is played in nearly 60 countries worldwide. Both are very fast sports.

Similarities and Differences Between Roller Hockey (Quad) and Roller Hockey (Inline)

Roller Hockey played on Quad skates and Roller Hockey played on Inline skates have different rules and equipment, and they involve different types of skating but share the name Roller Hockey. Roller hockey (Quad) is played using traditional quad roller skates, affording greater maneuverability to the player - this results in games filled with fancy footwork, tight maneuvering, and is more similar to soccer or basketball. Roller Hockey (Inline) bears closed resemblance to ice hockey and is played on Inline skates, and includes a lot of fast "racing back and forth" action. Both forms of Roller hockey are exciting games to watch.

Learn more about Roller Hockey

Many people in the United States, Canada, and several other countries have never seen a game of Roller Hockey (Quad), because Inline Hockey is much more common in those countries. You can learn about both rollersports by visiting the following governing international rollersport links CIRH and FIRS, or select the National Federation that apply to you National Federations. The United States offers information and news for both rollersports USARS.

Roller hockey (Inline)

Main article: Roller hockey (Inline)
Inline Hockey is played worldwide on inline skates
Inline Hockey is played worldwide on inline skates

Roller Hockey (Inline) is a variation of roller hockey very similar to ice hockey, from which it is derived. The game is played by two teams, consisting of four skaters and one goalie, on a dry rink divided into two halves by a center line, with one net at each end of the rink. The game is played in two 20-minute periods, or similar. Inline Hockey is referred to by many names worldwide, inlcuding Ball Hockey, Inline hockey, Longstick hockey, Road hockey, Street hockey and Skater hockey depending on which region of the world it is played. Generally speaking, only competitive level inline hockey is strictly bound by governing body's rules. Recreational hockey leagues may make modifications to certain aspects of the rules to suit local requirements (size of rink, length of periods and penalties).

Roller hockey (Quad)

Main article: Roller hockey (Quad)
Rink hockey - Hardball hockey - Hoquei em Patins
Rink hockey - Hardball hockey - Hoquei em Patins

Roller Hockey (Quad) is a variation of roller hockey. Roller Hockey is the overarching name for a rollersport that has existed long before inline skates were invented. Roller Hockey has been played on quad skates, in sixty countries worldwide and so has many names worldwide. Sometimes the sport is called Quad Hockey, Hˇquei em Patins (PT), Rolhockey (NL),International Style Ball hockey, Rink Hockey (FR), Hockey Su Pista (IT), Hoquei_sobre_patins(CA), Rullesk°jtehockey(DA),Rulluisuhoki(ET), and Hardball hockey (US), depending on which region of the world it is played. Roller Hockey was a demonstration rollersport in the 1992 Barcelona summer Olympics.

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See also

  • Roller hockey (Quad)
  • Inline hockey
  • Roller hockey (Inline)
  • Hockey
  • Road hockey
  • Roller Hockey International
  • FIRS (Inline) and (Quad)
  • USARS official site (Inline) and (Quad)

Roller Hockey External links

Roller Hockey (Inline) External links

Main article: Roller hockey (Inline)

Roller Hockey (Quad) External links

Main article: Roller hockey (Quad)
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