Everyday millions of people in over 130 countries pick up a stick, hit a ball and run. Since discovering synthetic turf playing surfaces, hockey has completely reinvented itself to be a fast, skilful, high-action sport played equally amazingly by women and men. The rules have evolved hand-in-hand with the playing surfaces to create a game that is highly attractive to young players, fans and broadcasters. The FIH Quality Programme has been established to help people enjoy hockey through access to great facilities. Based on 40 years’ experience, the FIH Quality Programme provides consistent and dependable industry standards, products, and guidance. For further details visit the appropriate sections on the tabs below.