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News updates from our Club.

Upskill Hockey Clinics

A number of specialist hockey clinic are being run in July. Here is the registration form.

Available for all players 7-17 years. The days and times are as follows:

Defending         Tue 8 July   NHS  10.00am – 11.30am
Long Passing      Tue 8 July   NHS  12.00pm – 1.30pm
Drag Flick        Tue 8 July   NHS  2.00pm – 3.30pm  
    (**drag flick participants must be 11 years of age or over)
Dribbling & Elim  Thu 10 July  NHS  10.00am – 11.30am
Goal Scoring      Thu 10 July  NHS  12.00pm – 1.30pm
PC skills         Thu 10 July  NHS  2.00pm – 3.30pm

Small groups of 6-8 maximum is our philosophy to ensure the best possible coaching is available. Each player will be placed in a group close to his/her age and experience.

As usual the coaches will be of great quality, confirming Scott Falconer, Dane Lett, Matthew Symonds & Trent Lett – with back up from Steven Crossett and Jake Smith.

These clinics are a great way to improve and Upskill for any player, including the approaching U11, U13 & 15 rep programmes.

Registration form is attached. Registrations close on Friday 4 July.

Contact the Upskill Hockey Team with any questions: / 021 1755-946

Hockey World Cup

A reminder that the Hockey World Cup is on in the Netherlands this month, and full coverage is on Sky Sport 3 – what a great chance for our kids to see the world’s best players in action, including both NZ teams!



Rep coaching appointments

Congratulations to club coaches Julie Schultz & Colette Mackenzie who have been invited to attend the NZ Hockey Advanced Youth Coaching course in April, and have been appointed to coach the 2014 U13B girls team.