skills academy

winter escape!

Our Winter Escape series keeps your skills sharp during the off season. Each one hour session focuses on speed, technical skills, and small sided games.  We play at the Norfolk Indoor Sports Turf, an elite surface. 

basics & beyond

The Skills Academy is designed for players of all ages and experience levels. Learn the basics or tighten up your technique. Make new friends, hone your skills, and increase your fitness. We offer flexible plans and dates. 


skills academy

outdoor & indoor gameplay

program overview


Youth grades K-8.


5 weeks of field hockey gameplay hosted on field turf. Returners will focus on speed and precision while newer players will focus on the basics.


Mondays and Wednesdays Jan 24th- Feb 23rd

5pm- 6pm


Norfolk Indoor Sports Turf

202 W. 22nd St.
Norfolk, VA 23517


She LOVED her experience! She's happy and self-confident after each practice!
Elementary Program
"My kids loved it! Both girls looked forward to going and it was the highlight of their week."
Middle School Program
"She gained confidence in a sport she wasn’t willing to try a few months ago."
Middle School Program
Providing quality care and coaching.



Players will be socially distanced when possible though some drills involve close proximity. Masks are mandatory.

General Safety

The facility has restrooms where players can sanitize as well as a large garage door for added ventilation.

Expert Coaching

Former collegiate coach and current Blair Middle and Maury High School varsity coach- Meghan Stocks


We have sticks available if you forget yours.

Discounts Available

We provide discounts for early registration and for teachers or siblings.

Socialize Safely

Make new friends or meet up with old ones.


Everyone’s health and safety is our top priority. Click to download our COVID-19 action plan to learn what steps we are taking to ensure a safe season. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is your COVID-19 health and safety Plan?

Players must bring a face covering to every practice. The NIST has a large garage door that will be kept open (depending on weather) for added ventilation. Read our COVID-19 policy above for more info.

What is your refund policy?

Your experience is our top priority. If you are unsatisfied for any reason or if COVID-19 policies restrict play, we will first reschedule sessions. If rescheduling does not work, then you will receive a refund (excluding already completed sessions).

Do I need to buy any equipment?

Athletes need a stick, shin guards, and a mouth guard. You can purchase a stick from us. We do not provide shin guards nor mouth guards. Players without protective gear will not be allowed to practice.

What are the facilities like?

The Norfolk Indoor Sports Turf has a top tier field turf providing the speed, precision, and consistency not available on grass. There is a restroom and water fountains. The facility is within walking distance of various shops and restaurants.

What if I can't attend a practice?

Absences will result in forfeiture of the missed session's tuition. Athletes who attend 1x per week must email prior to an absence and receive approval to reschedule. Be aware that there are no guarantees given the limited spacing.

What does my child need for practice?

Players must have a face covering, a stick, a mouth guard, and shin guards. Cleats or sneakers are fine. Bring your own water to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Contact us

Questions, comments, or concerns? Please email us

Looking for programs outside of grades K-8? Want a more personal experience or smaller training opportunity? We are always looking to expand our offerings to provide athletes with exceptional playing experiences. Email us your interests and we will respond to you promptly.