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Jolly Hockey Tots - Pass and dribble, play and giggle

Jolly Hockey Kids - Control and pass, learn and laugh

Learning based on Early Years Foundation Stage and National Curriculum

For children aged 2 1/2 years through to 8 years

About usJolly Hockey Tots was established in 2012.
We are sure that you and your child will love our sessions.
We feel that physical education is an integral part of every child's life and all children should be introduced to such activity at an early age. We look forward to welcoming all existing and new children to our Jolly Hockey Tots classes.

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    AGE: If your child is between 2½ and 8 years old, enjoys having fun, socialising with other children in a safe environment whilst learning new skills and achieving individual goals that lead to Bronze, Silver and Gold medals then this is for them.

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    EYFS: Jolly Hockey Tots has been developed using the Early Years Foundation Stage framework (EYFS). This supports an integrated approach to early learning and care. The EYFS provides a set of common principles and commitments to ensure the delivery of quality early education and childcare experiences to all children. A copy of the EYFS 2014 can be downloaded from here.

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    SKILLS: Children develop and learn in different ways and at different rates. Your child will be given their very own key skills card, based on their own individual performance they can see how well they are doing by achieving a stamp every time they complete a skill.
    The list of key skills are:
    1. Grip and Posture.
    2. Passing the ball.
    3. Receiving the ball.
    4. Passing, receiving and follow on.
    5. Moving with the ball.
    6. Moving with the ball and release.
    7. Target scoring.
    8. Moving with the ball and direction change.
    9. Moving with the ball, change direction - control box.
    10. Intercept a moving hockey ball.
    11. Indian dribble.

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    SESSIONS: Each session our coaches:
    1. Promote having fun through physical play.
    2. Provide praise and encouragement.
    3. Support your childs individual Physical, Cognitive, Linguistic, Social and Emotional development.
    4. Create a positive environment that will encourage your child to develop their hockey skills and fitness through fun activities and games.
    5. Support every child's individual learning through planned and child led activities that are challenging but achievable.
    6. Provide clear instructions.
    7. Provide time for adult and child to work together creating direct interaction and to allow the coach to observe and encourage your child.
    8. Allow adequate time for your child to learn and practice skills to ensure your child has these skills for life.

Why Jolly Hockey Tots?You and your child will love our parent and child sessions.

  • Health

    Jolly Hockey Tots promotes physical education at an early age.

  • Skills

    Jolly Hockey Tots sessions teach and develop the basic skills.

  • Enjoyment

    Plenty of fun and activities for both adults and children. The interaction of the adults with the children fosters good team building and bonding.

LocationsOur class locations and information

Contact formIf you would like more information, please fill in the form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Frequently Asked QuestionsEach time we get asked a question that we feel will benefit everyone, we post it in our FAQ area.

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    What clothing does my child need to wear?

    The clothing will vary depending upon the location of your session. If you are inside then we recommend sports trainers with non marking soles, trousers or shorts and a t-shirt or jumper. If you are outside then we recommend sports trainers with a good grip and warm trousers (not jeans) and a t-shirt and jumper or hoodie.

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    What is the cost of a session?

    The cost for each session varies based on location. The average price is usually around £6.00* per child per session. *Please note: This price is estimated and you must contact the coach for your area to confirm the price.

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    How do I purchase Jolly Hockey Tots equipment?

    By contacting your coach or info@jollyhockeytots

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    How often are the sessions run?

    The sessions vary depending on which geographical area you wish to attend. If you visit our Locations section you can see the locations, times and dates that they run sessions.

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    How do I apply for a franchise or get more information about it?

    You can get more information about our great franchise opportunities by contacting us at info@jollyhockeytots.co.uk or fill in our contact us form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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    Do you have awards and run competitions?

    Yes. Each coach holds different competitions to encourage participation by both children and adults. There are Star of the Week awards as well as medals and trophies for organised events.

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    What is the age range for your hockey Sessions?

    The age range is from 2 1/2 years old to 7 years old.

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    How do I find out when my nearest session is being held?

    You can either use the Location information or you can email info@jollyhockeytots.co.uk and we will advise you on your nearest session location.

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    How do I apply for a coaching job with Jolly Hockey Tots?

    You can either apply via the website where you saw the job application or you can download our job application by clicking here.

Local Hockey ClubsWe have compiled a number of local hockey clubs for our Jolly Hockey Tots to consider attending once they have finished with our Jolly Hockey Tots Sessions.

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    Gloucester City Hockey Club
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    Location: Plock Court, Tewkesbury Road, Gloucester GL2 9DW
    Info: GCHC Prides itself on its thriving junior section and we always welcome new players to our ever growing club.
    Contact: gchccontact@gmail.com for more information if required.
    All training session take place at Oxstalls Sports park (Plock Court).

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    East Glos Women’s Hockey Club
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    Location:Old Bath Road, Cheltenham, GL53 7DF
    Info:We are a very friendly and sociable club for all age groups starting from 8 years of age. New members are always welcome, although there may be a waiting list in the junior section.
    Contact:Tel:01242 230562. Reception open seven days a week.

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    Stroud Hockey Club
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    Location:Stratford Park Leisure Centre in Stroud - Stratford Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 4AF
    Info:Stroud Hockey Club is enthusiastic about its Junior Section as it represents the future of the club !
    Contact:The popular Junior section is managed by the Club's qualified coaches under the guidance of Head Coach, Robert Fynn Tel:07900 693422 or Email robertjfynn@hotmail.com.

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    Would you like your Hockey Club here?
    If you have a Junior Hockey Club and would like us to show your club's information here then please either email info@jollyhockeytots.co.uk or fill in our contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.