Introduction to Hockey Coaching

Introduction to Hockey Coaching

Are you thinking about starting coaching?

The Introduction to Hockey Coaching workshop has been developed for potential coaches with limited experience of hockey coaching.  It would be suitable for parent helpers, school teachers, young leaders and coaches with backgrounds in other sports.

This workshop will develop you to coach hockey with confidence ensuring that the sessions you take are safe, suitable and inspiring for the players you coach. 

Coaches will gain practical ideas on HOW to deliver fun, exciting and dynamic games to facilitate effective learning environments, understanding that THE GAME IS THE TEACHER, THE PITCH IS THE CLASSROOM, THE COACH IS THE FACILITATOR.

What experience do I need?

Coaches must be 16 years of age or older at the time of the workshop

Prior to booking all coaches must have completed as a minimum the England Hockey Online Safeguarding and Protecting Young People in Hockey Course within the last 3 years. The following face-to-face workshops are also accepted.

By the end of the workshop coaches should be able to:

  • Develop practical ideas on HOW to create fun, exciting and effective learning environments for children and students.
  • Demonstrate and explain the basic rules of the game of hockey.
  • Deliver engaging games for their participants.
  • Demonstrate and explain various fundamental skills that will support the development of their participants.
  • Understand that the game is the teacher, the pitch is the classroom, the coach is the facilitator.

This workshop is designed for coaches that:

  • Deliver in a primary school setting.
  • Deliver as a HE / FE activator.
  • Coach in Youth / Community groups.
  • Are young leaders (16+).
  • Simply want to help out as a parent / helper and require the basic information
  • Are not expected to coach independently.

Coaches that attend this workshop will get:

  • Exposed to key Great Britain Hockey messages on HOW and WHAT to coach.
  • 6 hours of contact time with a national tutor specialising in this area.
  • A set of Coach and Inspire Game Cards to support you in your journey into coaching

 

How to Book

The cost to book on is £75 for members and £90 for non members

For more information and how to purchase coaches membership please click here.
 
To book a place please see the following link

Please note you must be aged 16 or over to attend this workshop
 

Prior to booking all coaches must have completed as a minimum the England Hockey Online Safeguarding and Protecting Young People in Hockey Course within the last 3 years. The following face-to-face workshops are also accepted.