2020 Perth Thundersticks Academy and U15/18 State Team Trial Registrations Now Open

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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.


Academy Handbook


Register Now:

U15 State Team / 14’s/15’s Academy Trials

U18 State Team / 16’s/17’s Academy Trials