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Are you interested in taking the first step on the coaching pathway; a Hockey Young Ambassador interested in coaching; a teacher or TA interested in bringing hockey to your school; or a parent helper or junior coach with your local hockey club?

The Hockey Wales Leadership Award in Hockey Coaching would be the ideal starting point for you. It is great for anyone new to coaching and for those who want to gain additional knowledge on their coaching journey.

Courses are now being delivered online, please visit our events page to see our upcoming courses, or complete the Expression of Interest form.

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  • To prepare new coaches

  • to provide great hockey experiences

  • to get more schools playing hockey


  • You will be confident in leading small training groups

  • Have a minimum standard for coaching in primary schools (under supervision of a qualified teacher)

  • The ability to assist with club coaching

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How to use the 4689 game format and activity cards

How to deliver safe and fun hockey activities for young people

Physical Literacy and the C System in a hockey context

How to apply the GB Coaching Philosophy including the 'Golden Thread'

CHANGE IT, SMILES and STEP - why and when to use them

How to adapt your session to accommodate individuals needs

How you can progress as a coach / volunteer

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Do you want a course organised in your area?

Get in contact with our Development Team!

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Leadership Award in Hockey Coaching Post
Leadership Award in Hockey Coaching Post
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If you are interested in attending one of our courses, but can't yet find a date that works for you, register your interest below and we will keep you up to date with any new courses planned.

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Hockey Wales is the trading name of The Welsh Hockey Union Ltd (Co reg no. 04891518 incorporated on 8 September 2003) which is a company limited by guarantee. The Registered address is Welsh Hockey Union Ltd, Sport Wales National Centre, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, CF11 9SW.