Tokyo Street Hockey Association

"Learn From It"

The TSHA has 256 members as of December, 2017!

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Thank you for visiting the Tokyo Street Hockey Association web site! Here you'll find out everything you need to know about our group, and how you can get in on the action! Click the appropriate tab at the top to find out what you need to know. Be sure to check out scenes from our games and the people who play in our pictures section !

We play on the first, second, and third Friday of every month, so go to our join section to sign up for the newsletter and get the most recent updates, or just check out the calendar . Also check out the info section to find out everything you need to know about what we do and how we do it, like where to buy sticks and where we play . And if after you search our site exhaustively and still have questions about what to do, then write in and ask !

Latest TSHA Street Hockey Report

The TSHA Street Hockey Report goes out by email every Monday (or thereabouts) to keep members informed about upcoming games and their location, how the last night of hockey went, and also any news or other information relevant to TSHA members. So, you can read the report here, but it is much better if you sign up for the weekly mail on our Join page .

If you want to read previous reports, you can check out the TSHA Street Hockey Report Archive .

Street Hockey Report for Wednesday 23rd August 2017

1. Next Hockey

GAME ON for Friday, September 1, 8-10pm at Musashi-Urawa.

- Address: Saitama-ken, Toda-shi, Bijyogi 1-chome-8-2


- Map:

- Getting there: Meet at Musashi-Urawa station, West Exit at 7:30pm and split taxis. We start at 8:00pm sharp so if you find yourself alone, follow the signs to the West exit taxi queue and tell the taxi driver "Bijyogi i-chome no 7-11" or show him the address above. Beware there is also a 7-11 in Bijyogi ni-chome!!!!

Or you can walk to the rink from Musashi-Urawa or Kita-Toda station in about 15 minutes.

- Games: We aim for 4-5 games, usually first to 5 goals wins

- Jerseys: Please bring both a white and a dark shirt to play in.

- Cost: 2500 yen per player. Goalies, ladies and first timers are 500yen. CHECK WITH TED HUNTER ABOUT THE FREQUENT PLAYER DISCOUNT...

If you have not RSVP'd please do. In any case GAME ON


2. Yamato Cup Sunday October 8, 2017

yes it's that time again. The 11th Annual Yamato Cup Ball Hockey tournament will be held on Sunday October 8th. We will once again be playing at our beautiful Saitama facility and expect to have at least 4 teams join in the quest for the Golden Godzilla. Not finalized yet but expect to sign up a team for JPY 60,000 or sign up as an individual for 6,000. Get the early bird discount (JPY 50,000 per team or JPY 5,000 per player) if you register AND PAY by Friday September 15th.

Looking forward to a great day of hockey with team and individual rewards, food, drinks and prizes including Yamato Cup t-shirts. Please contact Ted Hunter or Rich Fogarty with any questions on (see below) or at

If you are outside Japan and thinking to make the trip as an individual, a small group or a team, let us know. We can fill out your team and make sure your group plays together


3. More Upcoming Hockey

Rest of Year next hockey nights in Saitama are Friday September 15, September 29, October 20, November 3, November 17, December 1 and December 15.


4. Merch

Yamato Cup Godzilla T-Shirts available for 1000 yen and TSHA 20th Anniversary Towels available for 600 yen. T-Shirt color options include black on red, white on gray, silver on black and gold on black. Limited number remaining so get yours now.


5. You will notice less frequent updates here on the home page. That's because we are using as our main means of communication. Join us there. Just send your email address to and we will invite you to join. Or search for TSHA at We hope to be updating both our home page and Facebook group in the coming months but meetup is the place to go to find out about opportunities to play hockey with the TSHA

That's it for now. Remember it's not about the hockey!


Ted and Rich


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