There are 49 illustrated Challenge Cards which have been designed to enable the teacher/coach to deliver Quicksticks in gradual stages starting with core skills such as dribbling with the ball. They are easy to use, designed in a way that any young person can deliver a session using the cards as support.
Take a look at our free to download Challenge Cards below:
Curriculum Resource for schools
The supporting Curriculum Resource includes 24 weeks (six weeks each for years 3, 4, 5 and 6) of lesson plans. The blocks of activity offer a variety of activities for developing and applying the basic skills of hockey within Key Stage 2 of the National Curriculum. As a teacher your terms lesson plans have already been written for you!
Take a look at our example of a Year 3 lesson plan.
“An excellent resource, easy for teachers to use, whether experienced or not, containing lots of great ideas so that our children learned basic skills quickly while having great fun. We have used it to introduce hockey to the school and our children now think it is a brilliant sport that they want to continue playing”
Testimonial from existing Quicksticks customer
Quicksticks resources are available to order now from Youth Sports Direct.
Quicksticks Leadership Roles
Quicksticks offers excellent leadership development opportunities for youngsters with a variety of leadership roles available including umpiring and coaching/managing. Click here for further information. An easy-to-use 'Quicksticks Umpiring Tips' sheet is available to help youngsters have a go at umpiring games - download it by clicking HERE.