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Upcoming Courses in Northerns:
If you wish to be notified of upcoming courses, please register on our Waiting List.
On 16 June 2020 the South African Hockey Association (SAHA) launched the SAHA Academy, in consultation with the International Hockey Federation's FIH Academy and modelled after their very successful system.
Registration for all courses is done on the SAHA Academy Website. Whenever courses are arranged in the Northerns area, we will also publish the details on this page. We have a number of accredited SAHA Academy Educators in our region and regularly present courses.
This course is aimed at anyone aged 16 or older who is interested in learning the basics of coaching hockey. The course is conducted in one 3-hour session and the fee is R385.
This course is aimed at anyone aged 16 or older who is interested in learning the fundamentals of goalkeeper coaching. Applicants must have a current SAHA Level 0 coaching qualification to qualify for this course. The course is conducted in one 3-hour session and the fee is R385.
This course is aimed at anyone aged 18 or older who is interested in progressing their coaching career to older age groups – to senior phase (ages 12 and 13), high school and club hockey. The course is designed to assist coaches in the advancement of players' knowledge and ability in the 11-a-side game. Applicants must have a current SAHA Level 0 coaching qualification to qualify for the course. The course is either conducted on one day over a total of 6 hours or over two days in two 3-hour sessions. The course fee is R675.
The syllabus for this course is currently being finalised. Details will be published here as soon as possible.
This course has been designed to assist Level 1 accredited coaches in gaining additional hockey knowledge as well as to assess their competency to participate in a SAHA Level 2 coaching course. Applicants must have a current SAHA Level 1 coaching accreditation which had been obtained at least one year prior to the Level 2 Bridging course. The course is presented online in six weekly two-hour sessions, or face-to-face on one weekend. The course fee is R995.
This course is aimed at individuals who have completed the SAHA Level 2 Bridging Course and have been deemed competent enough to progress to the next level. It equips candidates to coach youth first teams at under-13 to under-18 level and all levels of club hockey. The course duration is three days and candidates are assessed on participation as well as theory and practical presentations. The course fee is R2750.
This course is aimed at individuals who have completed the SAHA Level 2 course and meet the following criteria:
The course is designed for coaches to progress to a more advanced high performance coaching level and takes place over three days. Candidates must deliver theory presentations and conduct practical sessions based upon specific tactical principles. The course fee for 2023 is yet to be confirmed.
By registering on our waiting list, you will be notified every time that a course is arranged to take place in our region.
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