Frequently Asked Questions

What age group are the courses open to?

From 7 years to 18 years although we have introduced camps for children aged 4yrs to 7yrs at specific times of the year.

Who are the courses aimed at?

Each camp focuses on player development from relative beginners to intermediates and beyond. We incorporate core skills and key elements that will assist players to the next level, whether that may be at school, club, JDC, JAC or JRPC. Our group sizes are kept as small as possible so that our expert coaching staff can cater for each players individual needs more efficiently.

How do you group players?

We split players into groups according to age and ability based on information supplied. Coaching staff do make changes where necessary based on players development based on continuous assessment.

Course Timings

Registration - 9.30

Course Practical - 10.00 to 12.30

Lunch - 12.30 to 13.30 (lunches available)

Course Practical - 13.30 to 15.30

De Register - 15.45

What should my child wear?

Each child should wear appropriate sports clothing for hockey and the weather conditions i.e. skort/shorts, t-shirt, tracksuit, waterproof and a good pair of astro trainers. Please supply/apply sun cream if the weather is warm, and a warm sweatshirt/hoodie/rain jacket in the event of cold weather. No jewellery can be worn (including watches) while training. Shin guards, mouthguards are also required (protective gloves are not mandatory but encouraged)

What happens during breaks?

Children are supervised throughout their time on EGHA courses

Please email us at wendy@eghockeyacademy.com if you have any questions that you would like us to answer.

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Special Offers

Take advantage of our 'Red Stick Discount' special offers. Go to 'Special Offers' for more information.

* By submitting your email address you will be sent regular discount codes & entered into our regular draws for a chance to win a FREE day on one of our regular hockey camps.

Course Updates

       

Established 2009

THANK YOU

A huge thank you to all the parents, coaches and 1000's of players who have made the EGHA Hockey Academy camps such a success since 2009! We are thrilled to be celebrating our 9th year running hockey camps (and also netball) at a growing number of venues across the South of England.

Check out the dates for our next camps here

Book a place on any of our courses at any age level between 7 & 17years here

Goalkeepers can book onto our Masterclasseshere

Thank you for your support - The EGHA Hockey Academy. Established in 2009.

 

The EGHA Hockey Academy Video

Click here for a video taster of a typical day on one of The EGHA Hockey Academy courses.

Go to Bookings to view the course schedule.

It’s over 8 years since we (Matt and Wendy) set up our independent hockey academy which is committed to the ongoing development of young hockey players.


During this time, we have provided coaching by national and international player/coaches to 1000's of young hockey players from over 100 schools and clubs across a growing area of Southern England and also overseas.


In celebration of this milestone, we are offering special 'Red Stick Discounts' on some of our courses, so look out for future promotions.


Go to Bookings to book your place and look out for our special 'Red Stick Discount' and 'Blue Bib Discount' promo codes in the future.

 

To see the full list of all our hockey & netball courses, click here

 

Click here for our hockey course dates which will include our S & C (strength & conditioning) courses and our acclaimed international Goalkeeper masterclasses too.

Go to 'Bookings' to check course availability.

Testimonials

  • “A quick “thank you” for organising the excellent 2 day hockey course. My son certainly enjoyed it! He is looking forward to the next one.”

  • “My daughter really enjoyed the hockey course she did with you this week and is very keen to join the club and play throughout the winter!

  • “What a brilliant hockey course, which my son attended. We wanted to say thank you to everyone involved for such a great 2 days. Very impressed by all the coaches attitudes, we look forward to the next one.”

  • “Thank you so much for running the EGHA Hockey Academy course, my son has come home enthusiastic and reinvigorated from it, ready for the upcoming season. The coaches are of such a high standard and he is already looking forward to the next one!”

  • “Our two daughters very much enjoyed the EGHA hockey course last week and felt their hockey had improved. I just want to say thank you because these courses take a lot of organisation. I will certainly be booking their brother on the next course.”

  • “I am really impressed with the organisation and the coaching offered to the children and I our daughter will certainly want to attend more EGHA hockey courses.”

  • “Thank you and all the coaching team for all your efforts this week. Excellent coaching, very well organised, most enjoyable ... and the lunches got a thumbs up too!”

  • “Thank you again for the fantastic courses over the summer & autumn that our son has attended. He has really enjoyed them and hasn't stopped talking about them since!”

  • “Our two children had a great time on the course and I will be booking them on as many EGHA courses as possible when they become available.”


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