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Forte Village Hockey Academy

Enjoy a family holiday of a lifetime at Forte Village in Sardinia with Elite Hockey Coaching from Team GB Olympic Hockey Stars!

Just Sardinia are pleased to announce the 1st ProSticks Hockey Academy to add to the very successful programme of Sports Academies at Forte Village.

We are delighted to confirm that Georgie Twigg MBE 2016 Rio Olympic Gold Medallist and 2x Olympian Dan Fox are heading up the coaching offering an amazing opportunity for boys and girls aged 9-13yrs to receive elite hockey coaching from International Star Hockey Players whilst enjoying an incredible family holiday at the world's leading holiday resort in Sardinia.

 

ProSticks Hockey Academy

23rd - 27th October 2017
Price £365pp including 5 days hockey coaching, Adidas training kit & tournament day plus presentation and autograph signing with Olympic Stars.
 

Forte Village

The world's leading resort Forte Village is situated on the beautiful south coast of Sardinia, 48km from Cagliari airport. This resort and spa is 'a world of its own' with 21 restaurants, Thalasso Spa, Complimentary Children's Wonderland, Mini Club, many sporting activities and entertainments for all the family, all set in a 47 hectare park by a beautiful white sandy beach.
www.justsardinia.co.uk/forte

 

October Half Term Special Offer

Stay at Forte Village between the 14th and 29th October and receive the following special offers:

  • 2 Children aged 0-13yrs Stay FREE
  • 10% Discount on all 4 or 5 Star hotels at Forte Village
  • VIP Treatment
  • Daily Spa Access for Adults
  • Free Bikes for all the family for the whole stay
     

Hotel Bouganville Forte Village

Stay at Hotel Bouganville for 7 nights from 21st - 28th October and 2 children up to 13yrs Stay FREE!
Price for family of 4 including 7 nights Half Board & airport transfers from £2499.
www.justsardinia.co.uk/Bouganville
 

Flights

Direct flights from London Stansted to Cagliari (2.5hrs) from £200pp.
www.justsardinia.co.uk/travel
 
For further information and to book, please call Just Sardinia on 01202 484858 or email holidays@justsardinia.co.uk
 
 

Itinerary

  • Saturday or Sunday Arrival: Fly to Cagliari, transfer to the hotel (48km) and settle in at Forte Village
     
  • Sunday: 9pm Welcome drinks to outline the week and hand out Adidas hockey kit
     
  • Monday: 10am-12pm Hockey coaching & match play; 6pm drinks party with parents to meet the Hockey Stars
     
  • Tuesday: 10am-12pm Hockey coaching & match play; 7.30pm Beach BBQ
     
  • Wednesday: 10am-12pm Hockey coaching & match play; 9pm England Hockey Single System/Player Pathway Introduction
     
  • Thursday: 10am-12pm Hockey Tournament; 9pm Sponsors presentation, prize giving and Olympic Stars autograph bash
     
  • Friday: Time TBA Bus to Cagliari to play local under 14 team in 7 a side game 30 mins each way with as much match play as possible; Return to Forte Village for late pizza
     
  • Saturday: Depart from Cagliari

Please note this is a sample programme and is subject to change.

FAQs

Who is the Academy suitable for?

Girls and Boys between the ages of 9 and 13yrs
School and Hockey Club players (not beginners)

What to bring?
Hockey stick, trainers suitable for astro pitch, shin guards and gum shield. Training shirt, backpack and water bottle will be supplied.

Travel Insurance
We strongly recommend that you and all the members of your travelling party are adequately insured with travel and medical cover as soon as you book your holiday.

For those taking part in the Hockey Academy, please also check with your travel insurer that your child is covered whilst taking part in a non-competitive sports academy and also make sure that their EHIC is up to date.

You may wish to take extra insurance to cover your child while playing sports - here are a couple of companies that offer a policy:

  • PJ Hayman Insurance add on "Adventures Policy" to an existing travel policy which will cover medical and injury problems when playing games. Call them Tel 02392 419 070 or get a quote online by clicking 'Buy online' and then Adventures www.pjhayman.com
     
  • Sports Cover Direct www.sportscoverdirect.com Tel: 01494 484800, has specific insurance cover for Hockey (hard ball sports) that can also be combined with travel insurance (quite expensive).

Dan FoxDan Fox England & Team GB, 2x Olympian

Dan Fox made his international debut in 2009 competing for the Great Britain national team at the London 2012 & Rio 2016 Summer Olympics. During the England and Great Britain defender's international career, he represented England 101 times, Great Britain 63 times and competed in the 2014 World Cup and 2014 Commonwealth Games. In 2017, he won Hockey Writers Club UK Player of the Year award.
 
 

Georgie Twigg MBE Rio Olympic 2016 Gold Medallist

Georgie Twigg MBE was the youngest member of the Great Britain women’s bronze medal winning London 2012 Olympic team and helped Great Britain to a gold medal at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Georgie has played for England and Great Britain since 2010, including bronze medals at the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games and at the 2010 Argentina World Cup, silver medals at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games and  at the 2012 Champions Trophy in Argentina. She was named England Hockey's Young Performance Player of the Year in 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013.

 

Huw’s View

We are delighted to be running the first Hockey Academy at Forte Village in October 2017. This will enable budding young hockey players to combine hockey coaching from Team GB Hockey Stars with a fantastic holiday at Forte Village, the world's leading resort 2016 offering more choice than any other with beautiful white sand beach, Children's Wonderland, spa with Thalasso pools, and many activities including swimming, tennis, go-karting, cycling and bowling. Places are limited so early booking is essential.

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