Hockey season is upon us, and people all over Australia are strapping on their shin pads, putting in their mouthguards and taking to the hockey field. Hockey is a great sport for all ages and levels of ability to play. If you enjoy watching hockey and have ever considered playing the sport, now might be a great time to start. Its fast-paced and action-packed nature make it fun to watch and challenging and enjoyable to play. Here are some great reasons why you (or your child) should consider playing hockey.