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eNews #1 January: Pre-Season Fitness & 2020 Dates

In this issue:

  • Happy New Year!
  • Thankyou - Cintra Working Bee
  • Pre-Season Fitness Training
  • Men’s & Women’s 1st & 2nd Grade Training
  • 2020 Training Times
  • IMPORTANT DATES
  • Flick Kids – Term 1 2020

HAPPY NEW YEAR:

From all of us on the Briars Hockey Committee we wish you all a very Happy New Year! We hope you all had a restful and safe holiday break, and for those of you who may have been affected by the terrible bushfires please reach out to us, we would love to support you and rally the Briars troops!

THANKYOU - CINTRA WORKING BEE:

Thank you to everyone who came down to the Cintra working bee today. We got a heap of cleaning, sorting, and prepping done ready for the 2020 pre-season to kick off. Your time and efforts are greatly appreciated!! Thanks to Kylie for putting on the delicious tucker for all the volunteers.

PRE-SEASON FITNESS TRAINING:

SATURDAY SESSIONS:

Our structured pre-season fitness program will kick off on Saturday 18th January and continue for 5 weeks (there is no session on the Australia day weekend). The sessions will again be at the Peak Fitness centre in Concord, 3-5 Burwood Road and run from 9am – 10am.

These sessions are OPEN TO ALL SENIOR PLAYERS & U15s and U17s. It is strongly encouraged that anyone wishing to play 1st or 2nd grade attends this program.

WEEKNIGHT PRE SEASON FITNESS SESSIONS:

We will also be running 8 weeks of pre-season fitness as part of our weeknight training sessions. When the training timetables are finalised the timing and location for these sessions will be provided.

MEN’S & WOMEN’S 1ST & 2ND GRADE TRAINING›

Training kicks off soon for all men and women who would like to play 1st or 2nd grade in 2020. Below are the dates and times for your early sessions at Cintra. These will be a combination of fitness and skills and will be a great opportunity to get back in the swing and meet your club mates.

  • Session #1 – Monday 20th January 7pm – 9pm
  • Session #2 – Wednesday 29th January 7pm – 9pm

2020 TRAINING TIMES:

The training times for 2020 are yet to be finalised. The Committee is meeting on Monday next week and we will lock in all teams training times during that meeting and will send them out in next week’s eNews. Below are the important dates for 2020 so far including when training starts back.

IMPORTANT DATES:

Below are the important dates for the Junior’s, Men’s and Women’s playing groups. I will continue to add to these each week and include them in the eNews. I will highlight any major changes/additions but please also check these lists each week.

FLICK KIDS – TERM 1 REGISTRATION OPEN

Flick Kids is on again in Term 1 2020!

What is it? A fun introduction to hockey for pre-schoolers aged 3-5. Our objective is to create a fantastic first experience that develops basic hockey and gross motor skills within a structured, safe and social environment. Senior coaches blend experience, enthusiasm and fun to create a great afternoon activity to flick start the weekend.

  • When: Friday 8th February – Friday 5th April - 5pm to 5.45pm
  • Location: The Social Green - Briars Sports Club, Cnr Ian Pde and Wellbank St, Concord
  • Cost: $80 for the term, new registrations include a Flick Kids shirt and shin guards

To register click on the button below;

For more Info Contact: nicola_skinner@icloud.com | M: 0419 907 297

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