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GHC Junior Coaches' Area


Welcome to the GHC Juniors Coaches' page where you can find and share resources for planning and delivering successful training sessions and matches.

Click on the name of a resource in the table below to be taken to the weblink or download the pdf.

GHC Director of Junior Coaching, Dan Fox, has been delivering Coach Education Sessions for our nearly 70 Coaches and Helpers and our 12 Duke of Edinburgh volunteers - some of the below resources are from these sessions. Others are useful resources from other training sessions and from England Hockey.


Note Coach Education Session Dates for start of 2018/19 season:

  • Tuesday 11 September
    • What to Coach: Goalscoring
    • 6:30pm at Charterhouse
  • Tuesday 18 September
    • What to Coach: Defending
    • 7:30pm at Broadwater
  • Wednesday 19 September
    • Stephen Tabb, England Hockey's Workforce Training and Development Manager is delivering a tailor made Umpiring Course for us
    • 7pm at Charterhouse
  • Monday 1 October
    • 7-a-side and 11-a-side Tactics
    • 7pm at Charterhouse (mainly classroom based)



If you have any comments, questions or suggestions please send them in: .

New for 2018/19 GHC Coaching Notes to Start the Season Coach Education Course Content Lesson Plan - Session 1: Back to Hockey  
New for 2018/19 1-2-1 Coach Education Module 1 - Teaching the Basics 1-2-1 Coach Education Module 2 - Captivating Kids 1-2-1 Coach Education Module 3 - Coaching Through Gameplay 1-2-1 Coach Education Module 4 - Tactics
New for 2018/19 1-2-1 Coach Education Module 5 - Attacking Principles 1-2-1 Coach Education Module 6 - Defending Principles 1-2-1 Coach Education Module 7 - Coaching Talented Players  

General   Documents


GHC Director of Junior Coaching Dan Fox Letter of Introduction GHC Practice Design Guide October 2017 GHC Coaching Survey September 2017 Article: The Role of Discovery in Learning (Keith Davids)

GHC Coach Development  Series

GHC Coach Development Series: 15 Sessions in 60 Minutes GHC Coach Development Series: Teaching the Basics    

GHC Sample   Lesson Plans

Sample Lesson Plan: 1v1 Defending and Attacking

Sample Lesson Plan: 2v1 Continuous

Sample Lesson Plan: Passing

Sample Lesson Plan: Possession Games, Long Corner Attack

GHC Sample  Lession Plans Sample Lesson Plan: Receiving Under Pressure Sample Lesson Plan: Tikki Takka Variations with Titles    

England Hockey Guildford Performance Centre Session Plans

Guildford PC  Session Plan 1 Playing with Intensity

Guildford PC  Session Plan 2 Leading Ahead

Guildford PC Session Plan 3 Forward First Fast




Fortitude UK Ltd Goalkeeper Pre-match/training warm-up routine


Rules and Umpiring


FIH Rules of Hockey - FIH Website Link

FIH Rules of Hockey 2017 pdf

FIH Rules of Indoor Hockey 2017 pdf

EH In2Hockey Rules for 7-a-side U10s and U12s

England Hockey Hockey Hub


Hockey Hub Home Page Hockey Hub - Resources for Umpires Hockey Hub - Resources for Coaches  

England Hockey Competitions 2017/18

Fixtures and Results

Under 18 Boys Tier 1

Under 18 Girls Tier 1

Under 16 Girls Tier 1

Under 16 Boys Tier 1

Under 16 Boys Tier 2

Under 14 Boys Tier 1

Under 14 Boys Tier 2

Under 14 Girls Tier 1

Under 14 Girls Tier 2

England Hockey Other

EH Centralised Calendar 2017/18 weblink

EH Centralised Calendar 2017/18 pdf

Hockey Associations Federation International de Hockey (FIH) England Hockey South Hockey Association Surrey Hockey Association




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