The aim of the Investec Hockey Academy is to improve hockey performance at all levels through a multi-dimensional and holistic approach. The academy provides a high-quality environment that sets a new standard in hockey training and tuition, enabling its participants to reach their full potential as players and coaches.

The academy features all the components embraced by professional sportsmen and women, which gives participants a feel of the discipline, focus and dedication required in the pursuit of sporting success. It aims to encourage the best from every player and will also work as a talent identification source for future aspiring hockey players.

Cutting-Edge Courses

Some of best coaches, ex and current players in the world get together for intensive one/two week courses to impart their practical knowledge and wisdom to all course participants. Courses are specifically designed to assist in achieving a career in both coaching and playing , while interacting with the game’s global players and exposing coaches and players to the international arena.

The academy offers a range of courses which extend from coaching-the-coaches courses to elite high-performance and position-specific training for international players, through to development courses for school talent. Courses for coaches and players run concurrently, giving coaches the benefit of working with some of the world’s best up-and-coming talent while being exposed to coaches to which they would not otherwise have access.

Why choose us?

  • Specialised development of in-game skills
  • Provide South Africa’s future players with the best high performance development programme in the country.
  • Massive group of professional Hockey Course Facilitators
  • Professional skill and technique training
  • Hockey-specific high performance training
  • Proven performance training systems

Players get the opportunity to fine-tune their skills with access to some of the world’s finest international players. They benefit from intensive training in all aspects of the game, concentrating on physical, mental, tactical and fitness. Coaches interact with the world’s best coaching talent in a practical environment, developing a structure they can implement. Participants benefit from scientific research from various countries and sporting codes in the areas of fitness, power, training methods and models.

Customised courses are offered throughout the year in order to accommodate northern and southern hemisphere seasons and teams with specific requirements.