Hockey Training 4

Oxford, UK

Inspiring Hockey Summer Camp for Teenagers at Radley College in Oxford

age icon 11-17 years old

time icon 2 weeks

book icon Weekly hours: 30

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Immerse yourself in a transformative sporting experience with our esteemed program, led by a team of seasoned coaches, including former international players.

  • This program is meticulously designed to motivate and inspire young athletes, focusing on comprehensive skill development in both morning and afternoon sessions.
  • Players will not only refine their game techniques but will also gain invaluable knowledge through our weekly two-hour workshops.
  • These sessions, led by expert coaches off the pitch, cover crucial topics like match tactics and nutrition, providing a holistic approach to sports training.
  • Additionally, our program offers the unique opportunity for players to engage in matches against local English teams, fostering international camaraderie and cultural exchange.
  • This exciting chance to meet and compete with young British players adds an enriching dimension to the experience.
  • Perfect for parents seeking a well-rounded, enriching, and educational sports camp for their aspiring athletes.


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Location

Radley College Campus:

  • Established in 1847.

  • Over 800 acres near Oxford, in the English countryside.

  • Mix of historic buildings and modern sporting facilities.

  • Ideal for learning and developing sporting talent.

Sporting Facilities:

  • Tennis: Access to brand-new poraflex® acrylic courts.

  • Hockey: Two hybrid astro pitches.

  • Basketball: Full-sized indoor court.

What's Included

  • Up to 24 hrs a week of coaching and games & workshops

  • Up to 8 hrs a week of sports workshops (If Total Hockey program is selected)

  • Up to 13 hrs a week of English language lessons (If Hockey+English program is selected)

  • On-site accommodation

  • 3 meals a day and an evening snack

  • Evening activities program & players’ lounge

  • Exclusive gift pack

  • Individual coaching review

  • English report to take home (If Hockey+English program is chosen)

  • 24/7 welfare support staff

  • Excursions to famous cities and landmarks

An airport shuttle service can be purchased for London Heathrow and Gatwick airports on arrival and departure dates.

Activities

All camps include evening activities and players’ lounge, giving players a taste of the college life.

Accommodations

  • Mix of single and shared bedrooms

  • 1 full-sized in indoor basketball court

  • 25m 6-lane swimming pool

  • Indoor sports centre

  • Players’ lounge with TV, table football and games consoles

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Laundry facilities

  • On-site camp shop

  • 3 nutritionally balanced meals a day and an evening snacks, including vegetarian options.

Excursions

Oxford Tour:

  • Dates: Starts 1 July, 15 July, 29 July, 12 August.
  • Experience: Explore Oxford's historic university city with rich academic history and stunning architecture.

Theme Park:

  • Dates: Starts 8 July, 22 July, 5 August.
  • Activities: Over 30 rides for all preferences, from high-speed rollercoasters to gentle fairground attractions.

London Excursion (13-night campers):

  • Exclusive for 13-night camp participants.
  • Highlights: Visit iconic landmarks like Buckingham Palace and The Houses of Parliament, plus afternoon shopping in the capital.

Transportation

  • Airport Transfer Service: Available for children arriving/departing at Heathrow or Gatwick during specified times. Must be booked in advance.

  • Parent Airport Drop-off/Collection: Specific times for drop-off and collection at Heathrow or Gatwick. Book this service if an adult is handling child's airport transfer.

  • Arrival: For flights arriving 08:00 - 16:00 on Monday. Staff meet children in arrivals hall. Supervised transfer to camp venue, with potential short wait for other arrivals.

  • Departure: For flights departing 11:00 - 18:00 on Sunday. Staff assist with airport check-in and coordinate with airline’s unaccompanied minor service if needed.

Lesson Plan

Players can choose from either Total Hockey or Hockey + English sessions.

Option 1: Total Hockey

  • Up to 24 hours a week of hockey coaching and game play
  • Up to 8 hours a week of sports-related workshops. Workshop topics:
    • Nutrition: Importance of diet and hydration in sports performance.
    • Diversity & Inclusion: Promoting equality and embracing diversity in sports.
    • Elite Performance: Insights into achieving top-level athletic success.
    • Yoga: Focused on injury prevention and enhancing flexibility.
    • Wellness: Education on physical and mental health habits.
  • Recovery Activities: Yoga and other exercises to manage daily training intensity.
  • Suitable for all English language abilities except beginners

Option 2: Hockey + English

  • Up to 24 hours a week of hockey coaching and game play
  • Up to 13 hours a week of English Language lessons using an accelerated model of English learning
  • 1:12 teacher to student ratio (average).
  • Individual take-home report.
  • Suitable for all English language abilities
  • Sport-themed classes using CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) for engaging and interactive English learning.
  • Activities include sports-based projects, discussions, and exercises like player interviews and match commentaries.
  • Emphasis on improving verbal communication in English.
  • English teachers live on-site, ensuring English is spoken throughout the camp.
  • Based on age and ability, with an online assessment pre-camp and teacher evaluation on arrival for accurate placement.
  • Players receive a written report and advice for continued learning at home.

Program Highlights

  • Mix of recent/current international players and elite-level coaches.
  • High-intensity, fun, and motivational environment.
  • Twice-daily sessions, covering various technical and 3D skills.
  • Additional Focus: Set pieces, matchplay situations, athlete development.
  • Opportunity for players to demonstrate skills in a competitive setting on weekly tournaments.

Sample Tutors

Todd Williams - Hockey Director:

  • Former Australian international hockey player.

  • Coaching Career: Successful roles with Oxford Hawks HC, Hampstead & Westminster HC, Slough Ladies, Surbiton HC, and international teams (France, Ireland, Great Britain's women's team).

  • Philosophy: Focuses on individual player improvement to enhance team performance, adaptable to all levels and ages.

Extras

  • Pocket Money Advice: Regarding pocket money, while everything is covered in the camp, players can bring around £50 - £200 in cash or a UK-activated credit/debit card for optional snacks on-camp and souvenirs during trips. The cash will be kept in the camp bank, except for small amounts for on-site snacks. Bringing spending money is optional.

  • Extra nights: £250 not available at any venue before the first camp start date or after the final camp end date.

  • London Heathrow Airport - £120.00 each way

  • London Gatwick Airport - £120.00 each way

Security

  • 24/7 Pastoral Care Team: On-site team dedicated to ensuring children's safety, well-being, and adherence to camp schedules, including sufficient sleep.

  • Carefully chosen, well-trained staff with enhanced DBS checks and child safeguarding training. Senior staff have significant experience in child care settings.

  • Mandatory Insurance: Participants must have travel and medical insurance covering medical treatment costs, additional accommodation, travel, transport, and repatriation expenses.

  • Post-Brexit Healthcare Consideration: European citizens should note changes in healthcare access in the UK post-Brexit, requiring comprehensive insurance coverage.

  • Children must bring and present medical insurance policy documents at camp registration.

Requirements

Total Hockey Session is suitable for all English language abilities except beginners.


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Session Dates

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July - Hockey+English

Start 7/8/2024
End 7/21/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £3,700

July - Hockey

Start 7/8/2024
End 7/21/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £3,700

July - Hockey+English

Start 7/15/2024
End 7/28/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £3,700

July - Hockey

Start 7/15/2024
End 7/28/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £3,700

July - Hockey

Start 7/22/2024
End 8/4/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £3,700

July - Hockey+English

Start 7/22/2024
End 8/4/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £3,700

July - Hockey+English

Start 7/29/2024
End 8/11/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £3,700

July - Hockey

Start 7/29/2024
End 8/11/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £3,700

August - Hockey

Start 8/5/2024
End 8/18/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £3,700

August - Hockey+English

Start 8/5/2024
End 8/18/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £3,700

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