With Team GB's men's hockey team facing the might of the Netherlands in the Olympic semi finals tonight and the women's team narrowly losing to Argentina, interest in hockey is rising.
It's a game which has changed dramatically over the years, but there's never been a better opportunity to pick up a stick for the first time
Malcolm Roberston went to the Hewett School in Norwich home of the Norwich Dragons.
With the Team GB men's hockey team due to play in the Olympic semi-finals against the Netherlands, interest in the sport is booming.
If you want to find out about how to take part in the sport go to the Great Britain Hockey website.