Cambridge South runs professionally coached training sessions for men and women of all standards throughout the season from September to March at Long Road Sixth Form College. All training sessions are free to attend, for club members and newcomers, with no booking required.
As well as being included within the main men's and ladies' training sessions, the club also arranges periodic separate dedicated training for goalkeepers. See the club calendar for the training schedule. Keepers should arrive early and be kitted up and ready for the start of the session.
The Men's 1s and Ladies' 1s run a second hour of training from 8.45-9.45pm on Thursday evenings. There is a supplemental fee for this session for 1st XI players.
For details of Juniors training, including upcoming session dates and times, check out the dedicated Juniors page.
Cambridge South also offers informal weekly hockey on Wednesday evenings year-round, including over the summer off-season, from 7:30-8:30pm at Long Road Sixth Form College.
A typical session consists of a couple of small-sided knock-around games, each on a half pitch. The sessions are mixed men's and ladies' hockey and open to everyone. You don't have to be a club member to come along and new players are very welcome.
Note: From April through August, additional sessions run at the same time on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. The Thursday sessions are suspended for 5 weeks from 30 May to 27 June, and moved back an hour to 8.30-9.30pm in August, preceded by a basic skills and game session for beginners and players returning to hockey from 7.30-8.30pm.
Tuesday and Thursday summer sessions are restricted to club members (or new players not affiliated to any club).
If you build up a thirst then there is usually a group of us going on for a drink or two afterwards at a nearby pub - a great way to get to know people in the club!
If you'd like to play, either contact any time during the week prior to the session you wish to attend or else just turn up at the pitch and introduce yourself. The cost is £4 or £2 for students and the unwaged. If you're new to the club, your first session is free, as are all the Thursday beginner sessions!
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