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Skills and drills with David Ames

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Olympic experience hosted by David

60 mins
Up to 10 people. Private groups available for up to 30
Join from your computer, phone, or tablet
Hosted in English

What you'll do

I will give you an introduction into my hockey career and we'll discuss my journey to the Olympic Games and ambitions moving forward. We'll talk about my current training program and how my preparation under lockdown is going towards gaining selection for next summer's Olympic Games in Tokyo. We'll then perform some skills and drills, which can be tailored to all ages, abilities, and training needs. Luckily this won't require too much movement and it can be done indoors or outdoors in your yard or garden. We'll finish with a Q and A session to give you the chance to ask me any questions you may have, from the Olympics to my fitness regime, eating habits, and what I do aside from playing hockey. I'm excited to meet you all and can't wait to enjoy this experience with you.
I will give you an introduction into my hockey career and we'll discuss my journey to the Olympic Games and ambitions moving forward. We'll talk about my current training program and how my preparation under lockdown is going towards gaining selection for next summer's Olympic Games in Tokyo. We'll then perform some skills and drills, which can be tailored to all ages, abilities, and training needs. Luckily this won't require too much movement an…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book a private group
    David can host private groups of any size, up to 30 guests. Private group rates start at $349.

What to bring

  • A hockey stick ideally and any ball you can find!
From $21
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, David

Olympian · Representing Great Britain · Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • 4 Reviews
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I'm David Ames, member of the Men's Hockey Program in Great Britain. I'm lucky enough to be the vice captain of the GB squad.

I've played in the Rio Olympics 2016, World Cup 2018, European Championships 2011-2019, Champions Trophy 2016, and 2017 World League Finals. I hope to play in the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games. I'll be happy to share my expertise, tips, and tricks, and answer your questions.
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Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 4 reviews.

Sarah
February 2021
My 12 year old son attended a zoom skills and drills with David and he throughly enjoyed it. David was friendly and engaging. My son enjoyed the drills and learnt some new skills. My son also enjoyed listening to David’s hockey journey and experiences. I would definitely recommend these sessions and my son is looking forward to joining the next one. Thanks David ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
My 12 year old son attended a zoom skills and drills with David and he throughly enjoyed it. David was friendly and engaging. My son enjoyed the drills and learnt some new skills.…
Kate
August 2020
Thank you for the coaching tips and advice. It by far exceeded my expectations and was really useful going forwards. I came away with a wealth of information and far more than I anticipated.
Sushu
July 2020
David is a wonderful and unique host. He is Olympic hockey player and worked with us on hockey skills & Q/A. My child attended the section to learn about field hockey. David is super patient to teach us on basic skills of field hockey. David also shared with us his personal story and experiences during pandemic. What inspires us is the athlete passion David demonstrated in the experience. His spirit of keeping hungry for better is unique. We'd like to connect David again and watch him play in Olympics. Definitely the experience has expanded our knowledge on a new sport and inspired my child for being a great athlete.
David is a wonderful and unique host. He is Olympic hockey player and worked with us on hockey skills & Q/A. My child attended the section to learn about field hockey. David is sup…
Kevin
July 2020
David’s athletic and coaching experience was such a breath of fresh air with a sport I wasn’t so familiar with. I learned some stick handling techniques from an Olympian and liked being challenged to practice the drills he demonstrated clearly on screen, which made it very easy to follow. Beyond that, David is super friendly, humble, and shared his story of his Olympic pursuits in an inspiring and down to earth way. His responses to everyone’s questions were very thoughtful and insightful. Would recommend to anyone who plays field hockey, hockey, or just to try your hands at a new skill with a devoted Olympian!
David’s athletic and coaching experience was such a breath of fresh air with a sport I wasn’t so familiar with. I learned some stick handling techniques from an Olympian and liked…

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.