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We welcome juniors of all abilities to join our club & training sessions!

Our training sessions are fun, friendly and safe. We have qualified coaches and a safeguarding policy in place. Please contact junior@didsburynorthernhc.co.uk or contact Graham on 07855786919 for more details.

Coaching times
Sunday: 10:00 - 11:00 @ The Armitage Centre (All Ages)
Tuesday: 19:00 - 20:00 @ The Armitage Centre (Age 13+)

Safeguarding in Sport
DNHC adopts England Hockey’s Safeguarding and Protecting Young People in Hockey Policy, Procedures and Guidance to ensure all those in the hockey family have a safe and positive experience. A copy of our safeguarding certificate can be found in the Documents section.

5-8 yrs - Quicksticks
This is designed to introduce young people to the game of hockey. It’s a 4-aside game, played using a lighter ball, that’s fun, fast, safe and exciting. Quicksticks is the official junior programme of England Hockey an introductory game of hockey for 7-11 year olds, playable on any surface and in any space, making it suitable for many environments and all weathers. To find out more visit www.playquicksticks.co.uk

9-12 yrs - In2Hockey
In2Hockey is a fun, exciting and dynamic game designed for 10 to 14 year olds to help them develop their hockey skills and techniques, and to provide a gradual progression into the 11-a-side version of the game.

Competitive matches in the GM Junior Hockey League are held on selected Sunday afternoons

13+ yrs Teams
Competitive 7 a side matches in GM Junior Hockey League are held on selected Sunday afternoons. There is progression to adult & mixed teams via our Mixed/Badgers 11 a side.

Mixed Team
Our Badgers/mixed team compete in the Greater Manchester Mixed Hockey League GMMHL. Our team is a mixture of adult men and women and juniors. We play 5 juniors and 5 adult outfield players against other against adult mixed teams. It’s designed to teach our age 13+ juniors the 11 a side game, under the guidance of coaches and experienced adult players. The home games take place on Saturday afternoons at Parrswood High School.

DNHC Junior meet Team GB
Following the fantastic success of Team GB at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio hockey has seen a huge increase in interest from people wanting to play. Our juniors got the opportunity to interview some of the winning team for BBC Newsround.


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