Fitness training commences on Tuesday 25th July from 7.30 to 8.30 in Bedford Park under fitness guru Nick Card’s supervision. There will be an evening of fitness testing on Thursday 24th August from 7.30 – 9.00 at Bedford Hockey Centre
On pitch training will take place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from the end of August onwards.
Perfomance squad on pitch training starts on Tuesday 22nd August from 7.45 – 10.00. This will be an integrated session for the First and Second Team. A second weekly session will be added from Thursday 31st August from 7.45 to 10.00. This will be match specific drills until 9.30 followed by a 30 minute rehabilitation / injury prevention class with Nick
From 2nd November to 25th Jan (except 28th Dec) every Thursday session will be indoor in order to beat the worst of the weather. The location is to be confirmed
This hive of activity will be presided over by new First Team Coach Stefan Taylor, his assistant Dave Appleton, and the newly appointed Second Team Coach, the evergreen Martin Mcleod.
Club training will start on Tuesday 5th September with Lee Hoggett running the club session from 7.00 – 8.00 and James Oakley running the Third Team session from 8.00 – 9.00. From Thursday 7th September the U16 session will start from 7.00 to 8.00, this will also be run by Lee.
With the arrival of key new staff, exciting times lie ahead.
Updated 16:09 - 15 Aug 2017 by James Oakley
When asked about his fitness plans, Nick gave the smile of a sadist and said that it would hurt us rather more than it would hurt him. We’ve been warned…..