HOOKED ON HOCI
Hooked on Hoci offers the opportunity for primary schools to experience high quality hockey for the first time and to ensure a sustainable programme is put in place so the sport exists in school long term.
The overall goal is for more children to have improved levels of physical literacy and physical activity with an affinity to hockey.
Now more than ever we need to ensure children stay active. Hockey Wales has created an adapted primary schools programme to ensure hockey for children across Wales can be delivered in a fun and safe environment.
Browse through the packages below to discover more about these fantastic options for your school!
LEADERSHIP AWARD IN HOCKEY COACHING
The Leadership Award in Hockey Coaching is the first step in to coaching hockey in Wales and is suitable for anyone aged 14+. The Award looks to build people’s confidence and leadership skills in a hockey environment.
Hockey Wales first launched the 4689 programme in 2012. Since then, many young leaders, parents, teachers, students and a vast array of club members have attended a course and delivered the 4689 experience. Due to advances in coaching, leadership, and the game of hockey itself, Hockey Wales have refreshed the course content to deliver an improved experience for hockey leaders and hockey participants of the future.
Courses are now being delivered across Wales!
The Introduction to Umpiring Award is the first step in to umpiring hockey in Wales and is suitable for anyone aged 14+. The Award looks to build people’s confidence and game management skills in a hockey environment.
People who attend this course will be able to:
Umpire 4689 and mini hockey (7-a-side junior games, approved by Hockey Wales
Umpire players of the same age or younger, unless special authorisation through the Welsh Hockey Umpires Association
LEVEL 1 UMPIRE
A level 1 course is suitable for those with some experience of playing hockey and may have had some practice with umpiring previously.
Completion of the award is based upon the following
Completion of the on-line theory course
Successful completion of a practical assessment at a suitable level
The online theory course currently comprises of three sessions
The cost for the course is £60 and this includes, Whistle, Cards, Umpires Shirt and Registration with Who's The Umpire.
Working collectively across England, Scotland and Wales under the banner of GB has led to the ‘GB Coaching Offer’.
The Offer has been designed to provide support to coaches and teachers in identifying the best opportunities for them and their respective pathway, brought to life through videos and animations.
Whether you’re a coach or teacher introducing someone to the game for the first time, working with a school team, club side or coaching within a performance environment, the Offer is here to guide and support you to be the best you can be, for yourself and those you coach / teach.
The Hockey Wales Schools Competitions are designed to offer all schools the opportunity to participate.
The competitions offer is based on the traditional County / Regional competitions, leading National finals. All competitions from Under 12 through to Under 18 are available for both boys and girls.
If you would like more information on these competitions please get in touch.
Hockey Wales are committed to developing hockey in schools and have a range of support and opportunities available:
Hooked on Hoci Programme
School to Club Programme
Free Hockey Wales Schools Membership
Hockey Young Ambassadors
If you would like more information or support please get in touch.