Level 1 Instructional Clinic - Baltimore, MD
In Conjunction with Summit 2018
Date/Time:Friday, March 16, 2018 (8:30 AM - 5:00 PM)
Organizer:USA Field Hockey
Camp/Clinic Details
Camp/Clinic Description


8:30 am - Registration at the UA House at Fayette (Living Classrooms)

9:00-5:00 pm - Sessions - UA House at Fayette's and indoor filled-turf field. 

This Level 1 offering has been scheduled in conjunction with USA Field Hockey's inaugural Summit.  The Summit is designed to bring the field hockey community together - Club Administrators, Coaches and Umpires of all levels, Sponsors and Vendors - for an educational and inspirational weekend featuring guest speakers, professional development, awards and recognition, networking opportunities, and more. Find more information at usafieldhockey.com. 

USA Field Hockey’s Level 1 Instructional Coaching Clinic is an 8-hour offering and will be held on Friday, March 16, from 9:00-5:00 pm. This Level 1 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. 

The Level 1 Instructional Coaching Clinic will cover the following topics: 

Classroom Presentations and Discussions  

  • Importance of Coaching Philosophy
  • Coaching as a Profession - How to Coach Principles
  • Learning & Age-Appropriate Development Principles   
  • Introduction to “Teaching Games for Understanding” 

On-Field Learning & Application 

  • Basic Rules & Field Set-Up   
  • Fundamental Skills of Field Hockey - Grip Management   
  • Introduction to Attack and Defense Principles - Small Games  
  • The Basics of Goalkeeping  
  • Designing Fun and Effective Training Sessions  


  • Member Price: $95
 (*Note: lunch is provided)
  • Non-Member Price: $145  (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. 

Please check the USA Field Hockey website  COACHING CLINICS for a list of  Level 1 Instructional Coaching Clinics. If you would like to attend a Level 1, but do not see one listed in your area, please contact  coaching@usafieldhockey.com

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

Upon completion of the course, all participants will receive their Level 1 Coaching Certification. This certification will remain valid as long as your USA Field Hockey Coach Membership remains current. Certification will lapse without a current membership. Coaches interested in working in USA Field Hockey's Futures Program must have a Level 1 Certification and a current USA Field Hockey Coach Membership  to be eligible to apply.  

Location & Contact Information
Facility:UA House at Fayette (Living Classrooms)
1101 E. Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD  21202
Head Instructor:Katie Bam
Instructor 2:Marvin Bam

Last Updated: 8/24/2019 12:22:16 PM

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