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Western Province Hockey Academy

WEASTERN PROVINCE HOCKEY PLAYERS AND COACHES – WE ARE COMING TO YOU!

It has been a year since we last visited the Western Province hockey fraternity and we are sure there are many hockey-lovers we have yet to meet. Our star-studded coaches, former and current SA Hockey players and coaches, are dying to meet you on 10 and 11 November at in Hoër Meisieskool Bloemhof Stellenbosch.

Some of the coaches you can look forward to learning closely from are SA Under-18 Women’s and WP Hockey Coach, Andi Bernstein, and SA Women’s Hockey players’ Ilse Davids (175 caps), Jade Mayne (145 caps), Quanita Bobbs (99 caps), Candice Manuel (49 caps), Tarryn Glasby (20 caps) and Kirsty Adams (3 caps), as well as SA Men’s Hockey players’ Keenan Horn (25 caps) and Ryan Julies (20 caps).

If you are not familiar with our courses, we breakdown our offering so that you know exactly which course to register for.

Fundamental Players’ Course – ages 8 to 11 years.

  • Daily skills (individual and team skills)
  • Mental toughness lectures
  • Hockey specific training
  • Nutrition, supplementation and recovery lecture
  • Warm up and cool down methods

Intermediate Players’ Course – ages 12 to 15 years.

  • Daily skills (individual and team skills)
  • Mental toughness lectures
  • Match-specific training
  • Nutrition lectures
  • Warm up and cool down methods
  • Recovery and supplementation

Advanced Players’ Course – ages 16 to 18 years.

  • Individual skills
  • Goal scoring
  • Goal setting
  • Defence
  • Out letting
  • Hockey structure and patterns
  • Technical and tactical skills
  • Fitness assessments – aerobic and flexibility, speed and strength
  • Mental toughness lectures
  • Recovery regimes – theory and practical
  • Nutrition lectures
  • Video analysis and one-on-one feedback

Advanced Coaches Course – coaches of all levels of are welcome.

  • Planning a season
  • Match play and game philosophy
  • Preparing a game plan
  • Half-time talks
  • Individual skills
  • Goal scoring
  • Goal setting
  • Defence
  • Out letting
  • Hockey structure and patterns
  • Technical and tactical skills
  • Mental toughness lectures
  • Recovery regimes – theory and practical
  • Injury prevention and treatment
  • Nutrition lectures

Bringing WP hockey-lovers together is what we do best and we’d love to unite the community, create coaching forums and make new friends who share a passion for the sport we love.

Schools, coaches, parents and clubs – make sure you spread the word. We hate it when people miss out! Register here!

2017-10-22T14:30:57+00:00October 22nd, 2017|Tags: |