Registrations for the 2020 U15 State Team / 14’s/15’s Academy Trials and U18 State Team / 16’s/17’s Academy Trials are now open.
Athletes at these trials can select to trial for the 2020 Perth Thundersticks Academy.
The Perth Thundersticks Academy aims to develop a broader and deeper base of talent for Hockey WA State Team programs through higher quality development opportunities to aspiring athletes.
The Thundersticks Academy delivers:
- High quality training sessions, planned and delivered by qualified coaches with National and International experience;
- A focus on both basic and advanced skill acquisition and development;
- Small sided games – constraint-based learning modules;
- High intensity full pitch games;
- Education workshops – understanding “why” and not just the “how?’
- Functional movement and strength development assessment;
- Individual Athlete Profiling – each Academy Member will have their own electronic profile through Participa8;
- Constant Athlete feedback process with formal critique provided at program completion;
- Training and game session video capability at camps with specialist coding for feedback;
- Parent support education with open and transparent communication philosophy;
- Hockey WA Culture and Values – conduct and behaviour expectations;
- National Championship performance preparation.