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The Peace of Pucking a Ball

Hurling can be an act of self discipline, and reminds us that we have the ability to be at one with our body, moving multiple parts together in one strike . What’s more, when you’re mindful of the complicated steps it takes to make a perfect strike of the sliotar, an hour each day spent practising on your own can feel nourishing, whilst the improvement in technique can feel deeply satisfying.

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There’s no doubt that the past two months have been one of the most challenging periods in modern times. Over this time we as a community have shown great discipline and togetherness by putting the importance of everybody’s health above our own interests and daily needs. We at TORPEY® have been truly blown away by this form of national teamwork and decided to look more into what we can do individually to ensure that we keep ourselves healthy during this period both physically and mentally.

Physically, the restrictions placed on everybody in terms of exercise has been challenging as space at home can be limited whilst venturing out can be a stressful experience.

Mentally, that feeling of cabin fever can also increase anxiety and depression. That’s where hurling mindfulness can help!


Mindfulness is the quality of being present and fully engaged with whatever we’re doing in the moment — free from distraction or judgement, and aware of our thoughts and feelings without getting caught up in them. We train in this moment-to-moment awareness through meditation, allowing us to build the skill of mindfulness so that we can then apply it to everyday life.

In teaching the mind to be present, we are teaching ourselves to be live more mindfully — in the present, taking a breath, not thinking about or reacting to internal thoughts and feelings — which is particularly helpful when faced with challenging circumstances or difficult situations.

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