Great Britain Hockey 93026 GBH Talent Development Framework Booklet - Page 3
For Hockey across Great Britain,
we have developed a clear
and consistent understanding
of the key underpinning
characteristics of world-leading
hockey players, which we call
the ‘End in Mind’.
This profile underpins our talent
and performance pathway
design and delivery, along
with our Coach Development
programmes across Great
As we look to the future, it is
imperative that we build on the
success to date and maximise
the number and impact of
To do so, we need to ensure
the development of a greater
breadth and depth of hockey
players capable of delivering
sustained medal success in
2024, 2028 and beyond.
To guide how the sport,
practitioners and coaches
develop this next generation of
hockey players, both on and off
the pitch, Great Britain Hockey
have developed a Talent
Development Framework to:
• Provide a common language for the development of players through
the talent pathway across Great Britain.
• Allow for a shared understanding to guide player development.
• Empower coaches to become the architects of learning environments.
• Offer a reference point for decision-making in the design of coaching
practices, training sessions, and development environments.