Roller Hockey As Prep Sports
Today roller hockey as prep sports is becoming more and more popular. Basically, roller hockey is a kind of hockey played on a dry surface with the help of skates with wheels. The traditional roller hockey is played with quad roller skates, while inline hockey is played with skates. Different rules and equipment are used in both roller hockey played on quad skates and roller hockey played on inline skates. The games of roller hockey played with quad skates is filled with fancy footwork, tight maneuvering, and is more similar to football or basketball. However, roller hockey played with inline skates is similar to ice hockey. Goalie of inline roller hockey uses clove, called a catcher, to catch the shot on goal, he also has a flat, usually square, mitt which is used to deflect the shot this is called a blocker. The Roller hockey (Quad) Goalie uses a flat batting glove that provides rebound characteristics when blocking a shot on goal.
In the capital of United States, Washington, Inline roller hockey in high school is gaining more popularity as compare to other parts of United States. This roller hockey provides a good exercise and fitness program, and since inline hockey rules involve less contact than ice hockey, it provides relatively safe fun for high school aged youth programs. USA Roller Sports (USARS) and the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) jointly organized and sanction many high school leagues in the United States. These leagues more popularized high school roller hockey in Washington. Different high schools from Washington took part in these leagues. Get to know more about the prep roller hockey in Washington.
Different roller hockey association and league in United States, Washington includes Arizona Inline Hockey association, Interscholastic Hockey Federation, Colorado High School Inline Hockey League, FISH High School Inline Hockey League and Michigan Roller Hockey Association. Popular roller hockey high schools in Washington are Burlington High School, Washington High School and Washington Irving High School. However, some of the famous prep roller hockey players of Washington include Antoinette Maldonado, Brittany Martin, Rob Laurie, Danielle Walter, Tonya Vensel Mike Ciolli, Josh Englund, Eric Weichselbaumer, Danielle Gibson, Rob Laurie, Brian Stallman, Shane Hayden and Dieter Kochan.