Underwater Hockey Facts

In underwater hockey two teams of six members each fight against each other to score a goal under 6 to 8 feet of water (2-3 meters). The players wear fins for speed and agility, and also use masks and snorkels for air – however, for the most part; the heavy lead puck has to be maneuvered with a plastic or wooden stick of about a foot long (30 cm), while holding your breath underwater. There are elaborate rules for this game and nationwide championships are also held regularly. You can even become a member various Underwater Hockey clubs spread all over the world.