Rick Charlesworth

 will be hosting the first ever Online Coach Conference on Friday, the 15th of December 2017. It will be a first ever kind of online coaching, where coaches based anywhere in world, will not be required to travel to participate in this event.

A full day of keynote and workshops will begin at 9am UK time, 10 am European time. For those,who will not be able to follow it live, can register and also watch everything on demand as and when it suits them.

The day will start off with a keynote delivered by none other than the legend of Hockey coaching: Ric Charlesworth. He will be talking about team building and how to create a champion team. If interested coaches have some of their own questions for this legendary coach, they can join live and ask them at the Q&A after his presentation.

The keynote presentation will be followed by several short but entertaining workshops:

  • Pirmin Blaak(NED) : Netherlands Goalkeeper & owner of Goalieworks
  • Santi Freixa(ESP) : Netherlands Expert Coach
  • Laurine Delforge(BEL) : One of the youngest umpire at the World Cup and Women’s final in Rio will talk about communication with an umpire.
  • Mark Cairns(SCO) : COO from Coach Logic and a former rugby international will talkon what we in hockey can learn from video analysis done the rugby way.
  • Annemieke Griffin-Zijerveld(USA/NED) : Performance Psychologist will talk about coaching mental toughness.
  • Justin Reid Ross(RSA) : penalty corner specialist for South Africa and player for Amsterdam in the Netherlands & Delhi Wave Riders in the HIL will present his views about dragflick techniques.

Registration at the website of HOCKEYtoday.cc is possible for free, if you only want to consult the Coach Catalog, the free library of drills, exercises and knowhow. Coaches can also register for a discounted one time fee of 25 euros (normal fee would be 50 euros) to register for the Coach Conference this Frida. the 15th of December 2017.

Interested coaches can also choose to join the Coach Club for a small monthly or annual fee and enjoy full access to all of the Coach Conferences (twice a year) and all Coach Chat sessions throughout the year.

The concept, is endorsed by the FIH Academy from the international hockey federation, and is launched by Bernardo Fernandes from self-pass.com and Ernst Baart from be-hockey.com.


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