training runs during school terms 1 to 4
This runs on Wednesday evenings between the start of September and
the end of March from 6pm–7pm at Wellsway Sports Centre,
Chandag Road, Keynsham:
The cost of membership is £60 running from each
September which covers all training sessions and matches through the
winter season. If you want to join later in the season (eg. after
Christmas) that's absolutely fine and we try to be flexible regarding the
fee for those joining late.
Once your membership application has been processed,
you will be sent an invoice electronically and your parents/carers asked
Participants automatically become a member of the
Keynsham Hockey Club and new members will free a free branded shirt after
attending their first four sessions.
training provides is an introduction to hockey including the development of the skills
required to move towards club and more competitive school hockey.
It's lead by Level 3 Senior Club coach,
Andy Rhys-Jones with support from other club coaches.
If you have any questions please contact
Andy Rhys-Jones or any other member of the committee.
What does my child need to wear?
- Sports Clothing: Trainers/astroturf
trainers, shorts/skirt, t-shirt/training top/tracksuit. Football or
studded boots must not be worn.
- Shin pads MUST be worn whenever playing/training
for hockey. Gum shields are strongly recommended. Please speak to the
coaching team if you have any queries about equipment.
- Do not wear watches/earrings/other jewellery.
There will be a bag on pitch side for valuables to be left in, although
the security of this is not the responsibility of either the coaches,
the school or Keynsham Hockey Club.
- There is an order form above for a club hoody
and beanie which would be appropriate to wear during training.
What else does s/he need to bring?
- A drink, preferably water, there will be
breaks to take on liquid throughout the session.
- A hockey stick, if you have one. We will provide a
selection of sticks each week, so you do not need to purchase one.
Can they bring a phone with them for emergencies?
These must be switched off or not
responded to during the coaching session. The coaches will have a file
containing emergency contact details should this be needed.
These are available on-site although are
some distance from the pitch. Should children wish to use them, the
coaches will advise of where they are, but will not accompany children
What happens if my child need to miss a week?
Should your child be ill and miss a session we are not able to refund
the course payment, however in cases of prolonged illness we may grant
an exception. It is you/your child's responsibility to inform
the coaches of any injury/illness that could impact on their ability to
train before the session starts.
Please encourage your child to listen to the coaches; they are
there to help and look after your safety and wellbeing.