Hockey for younger children

Our Hook in 2 Hockey Program is perfect for those younger (turning 10 or younger) who are new to hockey.  For children who have played hockey before, they can join our junior program

Our hook in 2 hockey program  will take place at our hockey ground at 74 Farm Rd, Cheltenham. Entry off Farm Rd.Term 1 will commence with Southern United together with Hockey Victoria visiting local schools to introduce children to the wonders of hockey.

All young children, are invited to our free Come and Try to be held on a Friday 15th February, at 4.45pm. This free come and try session will give their children a taste of hockey, and we hope to see them back on 22nd Feb for the fix week Hook in 2 Hockey program of fun and skills.   Some information regarding hook in 2 hockey is available here

If you would like further information regarding the program please contact the program lead: Warren Davey via suhc.hin2h@gmail.com

The six week program will cost $85. Within that $85 participants will receive a hockey stick, ball, shin pads, back pack, and reversible shirt.  Please see  Here for details of the pack.

The dates for the six week program are  22nd Feb, 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd  and 29th March.

The focus of the program will be on skills

  1. Basic Skills
  2. Dribbling
  3. Passing and Stealing
  4. Game Focus
  5. Dribbling
  6. Passing
  7. Stealing
  8. Game Focus

We know that young children need to have a fun environment where they can learn, that is the aim of our hook in 2 hockey program.

When children finish the hook in  2 hockey program they can move to Stick 2 hockey. Game on allows the children to put their skills in to action in small sided games.

 

What’s after hook in 2 hockey?

After the 6 week hook in 2 hockey program there are lots of choices for the children, and parents. Most children will move on to the stick to hockey program which will vary based on the child’s age.

Children turning 8 in 2019, or younger, can be part of the under 8 program. Running Friday nights at 4.45 at Farm Rd, the children continue their skills development under the watchful, caring and fun eye of Phoebe and Warren. There will be also the first taste of hockey games in a non competitive environment at the end of the sessions.
Cost is yet to be finalsed, in 2018 the cost was $80 so Southern United Registration fee and $43 for the Hockey Victoria registration. This runs through term 2 and three.

Children turning 10 in 2019 or younger, can be part of the under 10 stick to hockey program program. With team training on Thursday night at 5.30 at Farm Rd, and games on Saturday morning at Farm Rd at 8.20, with the first game on May 4th. Cost for 2019 is yet to be determined, cost last year was $180 for Southern United Registration fee and $43 for the Hockey Victoria registration. This runs through term 2 and three.

Children turning 12 in 2019 or younger, can be part of our under 12 program. With team training on Thursdays at 6pm in term 2 and 3, and games on Saturday morning in a home and away type competition with the first game on May 4th.  Cost is yet to be determined for 2019, for 2018 cost was:  $280 so Southern United Registration fee and $65 for the Hockey Victoria registration. This runs through term 2 and three.  Children can join the pre-season training now, please contact us to discuss.

Following the program children can join in to our under 8 or under 10 program that runs through term 2 and term 3.

For children turn 8 this year or younger, they can be part of our under 8 stick 2 hockey program. This runs in term 2 and term 3 on Fridays at Farm Rd at 4.45pm.  Registration for that is $123, and can be completed at our registration page. This program consists of skills practice and learning and small sided games in an informal environment.

For children turn 10 this year or younger, they can be part of our stick 2 hockey under 10 program. This program has the children train on a Thursday night at 6pm and then play games on a quarter or half field on a Saturday morning against other clubs. Registration for this is $223 and can be completed at our registration page.

For children turning 12 this year, or younger, the under 12 program is for them. The under 12 children train on a Thursday night in term 2 and 3 and play games against other clubs in a home and away fixture format in term 2 and 3. If children wish to be involved in the ‘pre-season’ training for under 12 they also can do that. Please contact junior.secretary@suhc.com.au