Project 8 2020

Further Information, 2020 //

Check out what our sister company is doing with

1-2-1 bespoke coaching...


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If you are looking for bespoke, focused 

1-2-1 coaching in your specific sport, then look no further.

Specialising in Hockey, Cricket, Netball & Rugby with more sports coming, we can help you on that journey to fulfil your sporting potential. 

We offer two highly effective packages that allow you to enjoy the coaching expertise of our team. The Project 8 Short course, and Full course are both designed to give players that edge, exposure and bespoke touch to coaching that so many players crave.

Voted player's player of the year at his club Wotton under Edge this year, Matthew Fairburn has recently coached the men's 1st XI on a incredible journey of Three successive promotions, and now well consolidated in the Gocrea8 Mens Premier League. Further plans for National League promotion are within the clubs grasp. Alongside this Matt works at the Cheltenham Ladies’ College with the girls 1st XI, delivering the coaching and 1-2-1 sessions.


Can you relate to the below?

1, Looking for the first step in your hockey, not sure where to start?

2, Selection headaches?

3, Advanced skill development, nobody to deliver?

4, Scholarship Preparation?

5, A big trial on the Horizon?

6, Want to Progress through the England Hockey Single System?



Where my search has taken me......

A journey of over fifteen years working with the best, playing with and against the best. Learning from new techniques and ideas, and using this to develop players into Internationals and National League Players. Talent I.D. & Coach Education for the best Schools & Clubs. England Hockey - Golden Thread expert & Official coaching partner.


An industry first and solution is:

Sign up to Project 8, Skill development and technical work performed at the highest level! Mentoring and Advice from one of the UK's leading coaches.

As an Ex Junior International, representing England in a World Cup, I know the pressure and demands of the game. I Understand that no two individuals are the same, where one player’s need varies entirely to another. So this exclusive project offers:


For 2019 the programme has evolved:

1, A fully tailored programme to the individual, based on player and parent pre-project questionnaire and set objectives.

2, Eight hours of player:coach 1-2-1 contact time. (4 x 1.5 hours, + 1 x 2.0 hours)

3, Session review & analysis undertaken within the coaching time. 

4, Videoing of each session for player reflection and analysis. (Supplied via USB drive or Dropbox).

5, Fitness programme, based on questionnaire and preparation for season.

6, Mentoring advice.

7, Personalised Adidas performance playing Hoodie

8, Final assessment and evaluation for players and parent to take away.

Dates will be organised in the venues: Bath, Bristol & Cheltenham and further afield if required. 

The Project will start in from May, and run through until August. Time slots will be mornings, and some evenings.

The cost of the course includes, coaching time, feedback and analysis, video, travel, pitch hire, Personalised Tshirt.

Players will expect in their welcome box, the following Booklets and Information. A further Adidas Performance Hoodie, and other goodies.


View Brochure 

Welcome Booklet, - Player progress and Analysis



Back & Core

Cardio Running

The cost of the Project is £629.00 (Matt Fairburn)

In addition to the individual Project 8, we are running a 2 & 3 per/group Project 8, this is ideal for siblings, friends, and also teammates looking to work on areas together. The cost for a group session is:


£425.00 per/person for a group of 2

£350.00 per/person for a group of 3

Finally, we know that many of regular players have worked with specific coaches, and so both Tam Pascoe, and Richard Owen will be available to deliver the programme in 2019.

Further Pricing and Information, available, CLICK HERE.

I see this as a real joint investment of time for those players looking to give themselves the edge this Summer, season ahead & beyond. To make your official application, please email me directly.

Many Thanks

Matthew Fairburn