Junior Turf Information 2022

Ascot Arana Hockey Club are anticipating to field the following junior turf teams into the BWHA competition in 2022: Junior turf 1, Junior turf 2, Junior turf 3/4, Under 13 turf 1 & Under 13 turf 2.

We are welcoming new players to the club.

Turf training is at Burringbar Park, Chermside. Turf training will commence in early January and trials will be held late January.

Junior Turf Trials 2022

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Important Information 2022

Team First training Trial 1 Trial 2 Grading Game First Fixture
U13T2 Wed 12th Jan Fri 28th Jan Mon 31st Jan Sat 26th Feb Sat 5th Mar
U13T1 Wed 12th Jan Fri 28th Jan Mon 31st Jan Fri 25th Feb Fri 4th Mar
JT4 Wed 12th Jan Fri 28th Jan Mon 31st Jan Fri 25th Feb Fri 4th Mar
JT3 Wed 12th Jan Fri 28th Jan Mon 31st Jan Fri 25th Feb Fri 4th Mar
JT2 Wed 12th Jan Fri 28th Jan Mon 31st Jan Fri 25th Feb Fri 4th Mar
JT1 Wed 12th Jan Fri 28th Jan Mon 31st Jan Fri 25th Feb Fri 4th Mar

Junior turf development dates 2022 (Jan & Feb)

Team January Clinic 1 January Clinic 2 February Clinic 1 February Clinic 2
13T2 Sat 15th Jan
7:00am – 9:15am
Sat 22nd Jan
7:00am – 9:15am
Sat 12th Feb
7:00am – 9:15am
Sun 20th Feb
7:00am – 8:45am
13T1 Sat 15th Jan
7:00am – 9:15am
Sat 22nd Jan
7:00am – 9:15am
Sat 12th Feb
7:00am – 9:15am
Sun 20th Feb
7:00am – 8:45am
JT4 Sat 15th Jan
7:00am – 9:15am
Sat 22nd Jan
7:00am – 9:15am
Sat 12th Feb
7:00am – 9:15am
BWHA U15 development
JT3 Sat 15th Jan
7:00am – 9:15am
Sat 22nd Jan
7:00am – 9:15am
Sat 12th Feb
7:00am – 9:15am
BWHA U15 development
JT2 Sat 15th Jan
7:00am – 9:15am
Sat 22nd Jan
7:00am – 9:15am
Sun 13th Feb 7
7:00am – 8:45am
BWHA U15 development
JT1 Sat 15th Jan
7:00am – 9:15am
Sat 22nd Jan
7:00am – 9:15am
Sun 13th Feb
7:00am – 8:45am
BWHA U15 development
Wolf Cup

Turf training 2022 (Training day in 2022 may change - TBA)

Team Day Time Venue
13T2

Burringbar Park, Chermside
13T1  
Burringbar Park, Chermside
JT4

Burringbar Park, Chermside
JT3

Burringbar Park, Chermside
JT2

Burringbar Park, Chermside
JT1

Burringbar Park, Chermside

Why do we have trials?

  •  Club Growth - Our club has grown significantly over the past few years and is predicted to grow even further in the years to come. We are now fielding more than one team in most age divisions.
  •   Competing at right level - By selecting like-minded players in the same teams, we are ensuring our teams are competing at a level in which all players are capable.
  •  Training and Coaching - Our coaches will find planning and running training sessions much smoother as all players are at a similar level of ability.
  •  Representative Duties - For BWHA representative team trials, representatives are chosen and usually evaluated in higher teams
  •   Attracting talent to club - Clubs with higher correctly graded teams attract future players
  • Selectors and coaches will be evaluating each player based on a merit under four distinct areas - Technique, Tactics, Speed and Personality


What will help my child at the trials? 

  • Help them to be physically and mentally prepared for the trials, early night good food and plenty of fluids.
  • Bring a never give up attitude
  • Bring all the necessary equipment i.e. shin pads, drink bottle, stick, mouthguard, arrive 10 minutes early.
  • Encourage your child to use their voice during drills and games to encourage other team members in a positive way.
  • Have fun and bring a positive attitude
  • Finally, and this is just not for trial day
  • Encourage your child and educate them on how to be attentive, the coaches only have them for 1.5hours of training each week, listen to the coach and ask appropriate questions, pay attention to what the coach asks, and try to be the best you can be.  As coaches we all love kids who listen and try to the best of their ability.

Finally 

Like any competitive sport, hockey is more enjoyable if you are playing alongside and against like-minded and equal ability peers. We conduct trials to have the best teams for the different levels within the turf /grass competition. As such there are no guarantees for individuals that they will be selected in the same grade as in previous years. We believe this to be fair for both existing and new members. As per previous years there will be external selectors helping coaches select the teams for 2021.

One last point, if your child fails to make a top team, don't be disappointed or angry. Ask the coaches for feedback, ask what areas your child could improve in.

Upcoming
THA Development Weekend
Toowoomba
Junior Turf Development
Burringbar Park
QLD U15 & U18 training
Burringbar Park, Chermside
Junior & Senior Turf training
Burringbar Park, Chermside
Junior Turf Trials
Burringbar Park, Chermside
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