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The Academy

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We are seeking committed players who are willing to learn and work hard in a competitive and high-energy atmosphere.

Players ages 7-16 are welcome to apply for their spot in the NFHA. There is a two-step registration process with an application to ensure that the correct amount of players are enrolled in each group and position.

About NXT Field Hockey Academy

The NXT Field Hockey Academy (NFHA) is for high-performing field hockey players driven to improve their game. Our program feeds off a player’s intensity, discipline, and willingness to stretch themselves. The program is perfect balance of technical and tactical instruction built on an elite level training curriculum. Each week players will receive 90 minutes of instruction broken up into warm-up, elite level skills training, and competitive play.

Our goal is measurable improvement. Players' abilities will be evaluated throughout the program. Real-time, tangible feedback will be delivered each week.

West Chester East High School
450 Ellis Lane
West Chester, PA 19380

Have what it takes?

We are seeking committed players who are willing to learn and work hard in a competitive and high-energy atmosphere.

GUEST COACHES
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Colleen Fink

Head Coach, University of Pennsylvania

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Janelle Benner

Head Coach, Ursinus College

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Kate Fay

Head Coach, Immaculata University

CURRICULUM

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WEEK 1 | TECHNICAL SKILLS

• Advanced stickwork for the modern field hockey player
• Learn and perfect both proper and efficient technique

WEEK 2 | DECEPTIVE PASSING

• Stealth decision making on and off ball
• Use your whole body as a deceptive shield

WEEK 3 | MAN-UP ATTACK  

• Decide when to attack and how to attack
• Generate more offense by creating a high pressure defense

WEEK 4 | CORNERS / SPECIAL SKILLS

• Become a specialist, create a role for yourself on corners
• Skills included will be: inserter, stick stop, drag flick and fly

DIRECTOR
Susie Macciocca
Director of NXT Field Hockey
Susie Macciocca
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