Guildford Hockey Club Est. 1912

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.

GHC Director of Junior Coaching, Dan Fox, has been delivering Coach Education Sessions for our nearly 70 Coaches and Helpers and our 20 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.

Click on the name of a resources to be taken to the weblink or download the pdf.

Note Coach Education Session Dates:

  • 15 Sessions in 60 Minutes - 16/17/18 Sep
  • Teaching the Basics - 24/25 Sep
  • 11-a-side Tactics - 8 Oct
  • Individual Defence - 6 Nov (Part of the EH Guildford Performance Centre)
  • Engaging Games for Juniors, Individual Defence, Goalscoring and Circle Play - 13/19 November
  • EH Workshop - Coaching For Talent (paid) - 4 Dec (book by 22 Nov here on the EH website)

Also coming up:

Incorporating Goalkeepers, 11-a-side Tactics, Developing Creative and Skillful Players, Short Corner Training and more.

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

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 Deveopment 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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