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Coaching Workshops

Coach Workshop: Basic Skills

Workshop facilitator: Stuart Pitu
Workshop length: 90 minutes
Date: Tuesday 3rd May 2022
Coaches: 6.00-7.30pm
Where: Gallagher Hockey Centre

This workshop is to help new into hockey coaches (Mini/Intermediate) get a better understanding of the basic skills. You will be shown examples of several techniques and will get an understanding on how to coach these and where to focus on.

This coaching workshop is about 90 minutes of practice on the turf. Participants are requested to wear active wear.

Coach Workshop: Level 2

Workshop facilitator: Stuart Pitu
Workshop length: 90 minutes per session, 3 sessions
Dates: 13 April, 27 April, 4 May 2022
Coaches: 7.00-8.30pm
Where: Gallagher Hockey Centre

This coaching course is for coaches wanting to raise their level of game knowledge and modern coaching practices and principles. It is aimed at (but not exclusive to) coaches coaching 11aside teams. Coaches should have a base level of hockey knowledge and at least one year of hockey coaching experience.

Half field coaches (Intermediate) who are looking for coach development are suggested to attend session 2 as this would be the most beneficial.

Session 1 (classroom): 13 April

  • Holistic Coaching principles
  • Player centred coaching
  • Coherent questioning
  • Creating a culture

Session 2 (classroom and on turf): 27 April

  • Skills and drills
  • Efficient and effective trainings sessions
  • Adaptive training

Session 3 (classroom and on turf): 4 May

  • Hockey Concepts
  • Small games
  • Pitch to play