TBBHC has a Coaching Framework which incentivises our coaches to achieving the appropriate skills, expertise and qualifications.  Full details of this including coaching fee rates and conditions are outline is the Coaching Framework document:

CORE AND ADVANCED SKILLS

All Team Bath Buccaneers players and coaches should have a fundamental grasp of the core skills of hockey from an early age and should continue to develop these during their playing careers.  The Core skills expected by England Hockey are found in the attached document Core Hockey Skills.

EH Core Skills

You can also learn all the key core skillsthrough TBB TV and the Ryde Hockey Club Coaching Director channels at:

TBB TV – the Basics

TBB TV – Advanced Skills

TBB TV – Skill of the Week

Ryde HC Coaching Director

COACHING DRILLS

Additionally, Coaches can find a series of video resources on TBB TV for running Coaching   drills and team plays.  There are loads of fantastic ideas on here for improving your coaching session, so why not check these out at:

TBB TV – Team Drills

TBB TV – Individual Drills

Junior Coaching

Talent System Framework

TBBHC have adopted the Great Britian Talent System Framework. The core principles are as below (scroll down to link to full document and assiociated club documents) and this will be used throughout the club for progression and feedback of U18 players.

Please click on the links below to access relevant documents

Other Coaching Resources

Please use the session plans as you see fit, they are numbered but you do not have to use them in that order. Have a look at our Season Session Planner Examples if you would like some inspiration on how to plan over the course of a season.

U8-U12 Session Library

1. Forward, First, Fast

2. Change the Picture

3. Create Windows

4. Face Forwards

5. Create Space and Time

6. Make Connections

7. Occupy Key Positions

8. Create Opportunities

9. Beat the Keeper

10. Protect the Line to Goal

11. Reduce Size of the Pitch

12. Create False Space

13. 1.5 Jobs

14. Compete for the Receive

15. Apply Secondary Pressure

16. Shadow the Ball Carrier

17. Disrupt the Carry

18. Take the Ball

U14-U18 Session Library

1. Forward, First, Fast

2. Change the Picture

3. Create Windows

4. Face Forwards

5. Create Space and Time

6. Make Connections

7. Occupy Key Positions

8. Create Opportunities

9. Beat the Keeper

10. Protect the Line to Goal

11. Reduce the Size of the Pitch

12. Create False Space

13. 1.5 Jobs

14. Compete for the Receive

15. Apply Secondary Pressure

16. Shadow the Ball Carrier

17. Disrupt the Carry

18. Take the Ball