Talent Development Framework
Scottish Hockey in partnership with Great Britain Hockey, England Hockey, and Hockey Wales, EIS and UK Sport is delighted to provide you with exclusive details/access to the Talent Development Framework (TDF).
The TDF includes and evolves significant work to date on the ‘how’ of coaching and provides a common understanding and application of the ‘what’.
The framework is designed to support the delivery of optimal player development experiences, from early talent development to sub senior context, by delivering bespoke curricula, making best practice common practice and informing the development of future generations of players.
To guide how the sport, practitioners and coaches develop this next generation of hockey players, both on and off the pitch, Great Britain Hockey has developed the Talent Development Framework to:
- Provide a common language for the development of players through the talent pathway across Great Britain
- Allow for a shared understanding to guide player development
- Empower coaches to become the architects of learning environments, and
- Offer a reference point for decision-making in the design of coaching practices, training sessions, and development environments.
To bring to life Great Britain Hockey’s Talent Development mission statement of “strategically delivering World leading development experiences”, the aim of GB Hockey’s TDF is:
To allow best practice to become common practice, from early talent development to sub-senior context across GB.
Scottish Hockey’s Head of Performance, Andy Tennant, said:
“It has been hugely beneficial for us to work more closely with our partners in GB Hockey in finalising a Great Britain wide framework for developing talented hockey athletes.
“We look forward to seeing it rolled out across the country – and I would encourage all coaches of athletes involved in our talent pathway to come along to one of the roadshows and learn more about this exciting new development for hockey coaching.”
To access the Talent Development Framework and associated resources please click here
Monday 5th March – Cardiff, Wales – 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Monday 12th March – Lilleshall, England – 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Tuesday 13th March – Marlow, England – 6.30pm – 8.30pm (https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/TDFRBisham)
Wednesday 21st March – Bristol, England – 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Thursday 22nd March – Leeds, England – 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Wednesday 28th March – Colwyn Bay, Wales – 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Thursday 29th March – Stirling, Scotland – 6.30pm – 8.30pm
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