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HKHAUS 18-19 Circular No. 5 - Beginner course

To:       Convenor of Affiliated Clubs (Men’s, Women’s & Youth’s)

CC:      HKHA Council Members

            HKHA Sections Committee Members


Dear All,

Please find below details of our upcoming Beginner’s Course and it will be conducted in English.

The course will be split into 2 sessions.


Session 1

Date:               12 November 2018(Monday)

Time:              7 pm – 10 pm

Venue:            King’s Park Conference Room and Hockey Ground

Content:          Rules Talk + Practical Session

Remarks:         Participants should prepare your own umpiring kit (whistle and cards).


Session 2

Date:               16 November 2018 (Friday)

Time:              7 pm – 10 pm

Venue:            King’s Park Conference Room

Content:          Rules Talk + Written Test


Course Conductor: Alistair Clark


Alistair has umpired at every level in the UK, from men’s/ladies’ lower XIs through to the men’s/ladies’ Premier Division teams that contain several recent male and female Olympians. His umpire coaching experience covers the same range of umpire levels. He has been coaching one female umpire on one of her first ever games, and then coaching her at each subsequent level until she became a ladies Premier Panel umpire.


For those who are interested at the course, please read the procedures carefully.


All participants MUST register online in advance.  

Online Application Form:


There are limited seats and seat will be assigned on the basis of UPT (Umpire per team)Clubs with lower UPT will be given higher priority. Successful applicants will receive an emailand have to pay $100 to 658-117619-838 (HSBC) and email your bank in receipt to on or before 9 Nov 2018.


To prepare for the course and help you pass the test, participants should read the following documents in advance.

1. Rules of Hockey  

2. Byelaws of HKHAMS

3. Byelaws of HKHAWS

Marco Yeung

Hon. Secretary

HKHA – Umpires Section