Level 1 Instructional Clinic - Blake High School, Silver Spring, MD
Date/Time:Friday, January 27, 2017 (8:30 AM - 5:00 PM)
Organizer:USA Field Hockey
Camp/Clinic Details
Camp/Clinic Description


8:30 am - Registration

9:00-5:00 pm - Sessions

USA Field Hockey’s Level 1 Instructional Coaching Clinic is an 8-hour offering and will be held on Friday, January 27, from 9:00-5:00 pm.  This Level 1 Course is specifically designed for individuals with a basic knowledge and understanding of the game of field hockey.  Individuals who are brand new to the sport are welcome to attend, but may find it difficult as the course covers a broad range of topics in a short period of time.  This Level 1 clinic is the perfect opportunity for professional development and local networking. 

Classroom Presentations and Discussions

Basic Rules & Field Set-Up

The Importance of Coaching Philosophy

How to Coach

Guided Discovery and Learning Principles

Age-Appropriate Development – Spatial Awareness

“Teaching Games for Understanding” Introduction

On-Field Learning & Application

Fundamental Skills of Field Hockey – Grip Management – Error Detection and Correction

The Basics of Goalkeeping

Designing Fun and Effective Training Sessions – Setting up Modifiied / Conditioned Games

Set Play Structures


Member Price: $95

Non-Member Price: $130 (includes one-day membership)   

If you are not a member, please join today to receive this discounted price and take full advantage of all the membership benefits, including coaching tools and resources, FH Life Magazine, and much more. 

Participants will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis and space is limited.

USA Field Hockey Level 1 Instructional Clinic attendees will receive a Level 1 Certificate of Participation and with USA Field Hockey membership, will be eligible to coach in USA Field Hockey programs including Futures. Participants will be eligible to advance to the Level 2 Program. More Level 2 Courses will be offered in 2017. 

Location & Contact Information
Facility:James Hubert Blake High School
300 Norwood Rd,
Silver Spring, MD  20905
Head Instructor:Joppe Devries
Instructor 2:Craig Parnham
Instructor 3:Sarah Dawson

Last Updated: 7/7/2020 1:36:04 PM

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