Ulster Hockey will be running a series of Coach Education workshops across the province in early 2019, to help develop your skills as a Hockey coach.

Coaching Workshop for Youth Coaches – “Sweating, smiling and slightly better”

This workshop is aimed at Youth Hockey coaches and will be delivered by Mick McKinnon.  Mick has had unprecedented success in developing players and teams at Armagh and Railway Union women (winning a number of national ISC and IHL titles) whilst also successfully coaching the U18 women’s team. Mick has also previously been involved with Irish Senior Men coaching team.

The course will cover: 

How to learn through game play
How to ensure that the work to rest ratio in your sessions increases
How to use different types of training sessions
How to tailor these to suit your desire outcome

Venue: Edenvilla Park, Portadown
Date: 3 February 2019
Time: 1.00pm-4.00pm
Cost: £15

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Safeguarding Children and Young People workshop

The course is 3 hours in duration.

By the end of the Safeguarding Children & Young People in Sport workshop participants will be able to:
1. understand the background to safeguarding children and young people in sport.
2. identify best practice procedures to safeguard children and young people in sport.
3. understand the different categories of child abuse.
4. identify the signs of poor practice or abuse.
5. act if poor practice or abuse is suspected.

Venue: Edenvilla Park, Portadown
Date: 3 March 2019
Time: 9.00am-12.00pm
Cost: £15

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Places are limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis and will only be confirmed upon receipt of payment.

Coaches must be aged 16 or over to attend these workshops.