The Maidstone Suite
Bridgewood Manor Hotel
Saturday – 09:30am to 17:00pm (approx.)
Sunday – 09:30am to 18:00pm (approx.)
Please arrive at least 15 minutes early – registration is from 09.15am to 09.30am.
Please note that attendance at ALL sessions is compulsory.
To ensure all the course content is covered and to prevent disruption to other learners, late arrivals will not be permitted to join the course.
On ice session:
Sunday – 4.00pm to 6.00pm (approx.)
Planet Ice Gillingham Gillingham Business Park Ambley Road Gillingham Kent
Pre Course Study
Prior to attending the course, learners must complete two UK Coaching online
go to: learninghub.ukcoaching.org/store
1. Discover Coaching
2. Inspiring Positive Behaviour in Sport
Certificates must be taken with you to the EIHA Coaching Course and submitted as evidence of completion
The cost of the course is £135.00 per person
Please ensure that your course has been paid for prior to course date.
If payment has not been made and processed before the course start date the candidate will be refused entry.
If you are unable to attend for any reason please contact the EIHA as soon as possible, as we have a waiting list. Failure to do so will result in full/or part payment being forfeited, as follows:
Non-attendance without notice – full fee.
Cancellation with less than 1 weeks’ notice – no charge if place is filled otherwise 75% of course fee.
Cancellation with a minimum of one week’s notice – no charge if place is filled, otherwise 50% of course fee.
Coaching Course Prerequisites
Attendees must be at least 16 years old on the first day of the course
Attendees must have a good working knowledge of the sport, the rules and the terminology of the game of Ice Hockey and will ideally have experience of playing ice hockey.
Attendees must have access to a practical ice hockey coaching environment for the duration of the course – following the two attendance days, candidates will be required to complete a series of practical coaching assignments in a club under the guidance of a Level 2 coach
Attendees must be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading, writing and comprehension)
The course will be taught in English and course materials are in English
Minimum Skill Proficiency to attend Coaching Courses
Attendees must be able to demonstrate and execute the following skills on ice with proficiency and under control.
Attendees must be competent skaters:
Skate forward / Skate backwards
Stop moving in all directions / Stop on both feet forward & backward
Carry out tight turn in both directions / Crossover efficiently forwards and backwards
Pivot forwards to backwards and backwards to forward
Attendees must be able to demonstrate stick handling, shooting, passing and pass receiving elements to a competent standard.
Note: should you not be able to demonstrate the above during the course due to injury or illness you must notify us before attending the course. Should your condition be of a temporary nature you may at our discretion be assessed separately.
The assessment will be carried out at a location as designated by the Association. The full cost of the assessment will be the responsibility of the candidate and payment will be required in advance. Qualification will not be issued until such time as assessments have been completed.
Candidates will be taking part in individual and group activities both on and off of the ice.
Notebook and pen are required
Skates, Gloves, Stick, Helmet* and suitable clothing are required for the ice session
*Players under the age of 18 must also wear a full face cage.
Tea, Coffee and Water are provided.
Lunch is not provided (there are local shops)
– Attendees are not permitted to consume alcohol before or while attending a course or workshop.