Exciting opportunity for young hockey aces

October 13, 2022

Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools have teamed up with Hockey Wales to a create a Junior Dragon Development Centre (JDC) Monmouth for boys and girls.
The new centre will provide children in Years 7 and 8 with an exciting opportunity to develop their hockey skills for 12 weeks.
It is also open to children from other schools in the area.
Beginning this Sunday (16th October), the sessions for children, aged 11 to 13, are being held between 3pm and 5pm on the artificial surface at Monmouth School for Girls.
Girls and boys will be introduced to fundamental skills. They could also play matches against other Junior Dragon Development Centres to help improve their match awareness.
The centres have been launched to provide boys and girls in Years 7 and 8 with an earlier opportunity on the Hockey Wales pathway without selection and assessment pressures.
The sessions in Monmouth will take place on: 16th and 30th October; 13th and 27th November; 4th and 18th December; 8th and 22nd January 2023; 12th and 26th February; 12th and 26th March.
The cost is £120 for 12 sessions and players must provide their own stick, shinpads and gumshields.
To register, parents should email: pathway@hockeywales.org.uk