AS Australia’s hockey teams prepare to defend their 2014 Commonwealth Games titles at the Gold Coast games, there is no better time for Perth children to try their hand at one of the state’s fastest growing sports.
Hockey WA is about to launch the latest five-week Hookin2Hockey program in April, giving children aged 10 years old and younger the opportunity to learn basic skills and have fun while making friends.
Hockey WA participation manager Ryan Lenegan said children would receive a special hockey stick, ball, shin pads, training bib and backpack as part of a free registration pack.
“Our upcoming program will give kids an action packed, fun-filled one-hour session that will show them how exciting hockey can be through a number of simple and engaging games,” he said.
“It will also teach participants the basic skills of hockey, give them the opportunity to fall in love with our game and provide them with a dream that one day they can represent Australia.”
The new Hookin2Hockey program kicks off at the Perth Hockey Stadium on April 28.