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 Level 2 Instructional Clinic - Baltimore, MD
In conjunction with Summit 2019
Date/Time:Thursday, Mar. 14, 2019 (9:00 AM) - Friday, Mar. 15, 2019 (1:00 PM)
Organizer:USA Field Hockey
Camp/Clinic Details
Camp/Clinic Description


Day 1 - 8:30 am - Registration at Patterson Park, 200 S. Linwood Avenue, Baltimore, MD  21224

9:00-6:00 pm - Sessions 

Day 2 - 8:00-1:00 pm - Sessions

This Level 2 offering will be offered 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 2 Instructional Clinic is a 14-hour offering. This Instructional Clinic will expand on several of the topics covered in the Level 1 Instructional clinic and will challenge participants to further define and evaluate their individual coaching philosophies, styles, techniques and encourage self-assessment.  Additionally, coaches will work in groups to share best practices and receive peer feedback in a comfortable and encouraging environment.

The Level 2 Instructional Coaching Clinic will cover the following topics: 

Classroom Presentations and Discussions

  • Developing Your Coaching Philosophy 
  • Teaching Games for Understanding & Guided Discovery/Learning Principles
  • 11 v 11 Concepts/Formations
  • Effective Session Planning
  • Collaborating with Others to Provide Solutions to Strategic Challenges
  • Participate in On-Field Group Presentations Covering Important Coaching Topics

On-Field Learning and Application 

  • Participate in Group Presentations Covering Important Coaching Topics   
  • Apply “Teaching Games for Understanding” Principles that include Exercise Progressions  
  • Skill Acquisition -  Error Detection and Correction  
  • Design Fun and Effective Training Sessions - Small Games  


Member Price: $250

Non-Member Price: $325 (includes one-day membership)

*Note: Boxed lunches will be provided on Day 1 & 2

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. https://webpoint.usfieldhockey.com/wp/Memberships/Join.wp

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

USA Field Hockey Level 2 Instructional Clinic attendees will receive a Level 2 Certificate of Participation and, with USA Field Hockey membership, will be eligible to coach in USA Field Hockey programs including Futures. 


Location & Contact Information
Facility:Patterson Park Youth Sports & Education Center
200 S Linwood Avenue
Baltimore, MD  21224
Head Instructor:Craig Parnham
Instructor 2:Jennifer Stone

Last Updated: 7/19/2019 6:59:15 PM

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