ACADEMY 13

Academy 13
 
Nike Lorenz
 
Nike Lorenz, current German Captain joins Academy 13. Nike will join us in delivering parts of Academy 13 from September 2021 through to June 2022. Nike comes with a wealth of experience both as a player and a coach. She has been nominated for the FIH Rising Star Award on 3 occasions, just captained the German National Squad at the Tokyo Olympic games (aged just 24) and won most valuable player in the US college system in 2018 whilst she was studying at the University of Maryland. 

Monthly 1-1 Sessions 
 
These will take place at The Home and the time slots will be communicated shortly. 

Small Group Elite Sessions / Match Play in The Home 
 
These will be delivered by Matt Taylor and Martin Jones and will take place on the following times and dates:
 
U12: 9am-11am 
U14: 11.30am-1.30pm
 
Friday 29th October 
Friday 17th December 
Friday 18th February
Friday 8th April
Friday 3rd June
Friday 22nd July
 

Physical Conditioning Packet
 
Players will be sent a conditioning packet which is tailored to them. 
 
Packet 1: Mid September – December 
Packet 2: January – April 
Packet 3: May – August 
  

Online Tactics Sessions 
 
The online tactics sessions will continue, and we will start to use the footage that we generate form the game play sessions as well as international footage to illustrate tactical considerations. 
 
8pm-9pm 
 
Sunday 29th August 
Sunday 26th September 
Sunday 31st October 
Sunday 28th November 
Sunday 2nd January 
Sunday 30th January 
Sunday 27th February 
Sunday 27th March 
Sunday 24th April 
Sunday 29th May 
Sunday 26th June 
Sunday 24th July 
 

Coached by the Best @ The Home 
 
Adam Commens, Performance Director of Hockey Belgium ,will join Matt Taylor at the Home to led a Masterclass Session. Adam has been present with Hockey Belgium since 2007 and took them to their first qualification at an Olympic Games in 32 years in 2008. Their goal was to medal by 2016. In London 2012 - 5th, In Rio in 2016 – Silver and Tokyo 2021 – Gold and world Number 1.
 
Wednesday 10th November (U12 and U14 7pm-8.30pm)