The Game - Electric Hockey.
Is a game played with the Hockey Sport chair. The chair used to be part of Electric Wheelchair Hockey which is played with regular power wheelchairs.
Electric Wheelchair Hockey however requires strong arms and a good balance. A large group of people with disabilities, especially people with Muscular Dystrophy or Cerebral Palsy, have no opportunity to participate in this team sport.
The chair is also very low to the ground and it was not safe to have the two type of chairs mixed and the sport was divided and Electric Hockey played in a Hockey Sport chair was born.
The game is played by two teams. Normally there are 3 players on each team on the court at a time. Most teams have at least one or two replacement players.
There are two halfs in a game. Each half is 15 minutes divided by a 5 minutes half time.There are two referees at each game.