Field Hockey

The following field hockey programs are offered in the Medford community.

Mini Munchkins
  • PARTICIPANTS ARE PLACED IN GROUPS ACCORDING TO AGE.
  • This is an introductory skills program.
  • Mouth guards and shin guards are required.
  • Sticks will be provided if needed.
  • This program takes place at Kirby's Mill Elementary School gymnasium, located at 151 Hartford Road in Medford.
Stick Tricks Field Hockey Training
  • Post-Season Training on the Turf!
  • Have some fun continuing to improve field hockey skills.
  • Work on dribbling and maneuvering, passing and receiving on the move, dodge and give & go's, channeling and receiving, goal scoring and more.
  • Girls will be making neuromuscular connections that will enhance their stick skills moving forward.
  • Girls must wear sneakers, shin guards and mouth guard.
  • Bring your stick and a water bottle.
  • Participants will be divided into age/skill appropriate groupings.
  • This clinic is conducted by Balanced Athletics, a local provider of fitness, conditioning and athletic training classes and camps just for girls. All instructors are certified fitness professionals and coaches.
  • This program takes place at Big League Dreams, located at 15 Fostertown Road in Medford (near the historic Kirby's Mill).
Junior Renegades
  • If you are interested in playing in a field hockey league, then check out Junior Renegades.
  • This organization coordinates Field Hockey clinics, leagues and camps for elementary and middle school age girls in the Medford community.
  • For more information, vist www.leagueathletics.com/?org=juniorrenegades.com.
BALANCE Field Hockey
The same people that bring you Stick Tricks Field Hockey Training invite you to attend the BALANCE Field Hockey Training Series.

A highlight of this series is Sarah Dawson, a renowned national field hockey athlete who played 5 years on the US Field Hockey National Team participating in over 75 international games including the World Cup & Pan Am Games. An All American at the University of Iowa, Sarah has also played abroad in Belgium and Netherlands. Recently returning to her native NJ, she would like to share her knowledge, enthusiasm and love for field hockey with young field hockey athletes trying to reach their own goals.

Choose your Skill Classess: Come to One, Some or All!

One Session: $35, Three Sessions: $90 Five Sessions: $125

8th-12th grades -- Mondays: 3:45-4:45
5th-8th grades -- Mondays: 4:30-5:30

-- January 23: dribbling, change of speed, ball maneuvering, eliminations (dodges)
-- January 30: goal scoring, shot selection & positioning, hitting & sweeping
-- February 6: 1v1 defense, positioning, jabbing, tackling
-- February 13: offensive/defensive corners, out letting
-- February 27: small games; number up situations

The BALANCE training series takes place at SJ Elite Sports Academy @ the Sports Club, 14 Federal Street in Mt. Laurel. To register for the BALANCE program, visit www.balancedathletics.com.


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