How to Adapt Your Practice to Different Groups & Spaces

          If you coach, you’ve been there. You expected to have a full-ice practice and, when you show up to the rink, you find out that you’re practicing on half-ice. One of your goalies is out sick. You only have 10 of your usual 15 skaters at practice. When you...
How to Prepare for Check Hockey

How to Prepare for Check Hockey

There is perhaps no greater rite of passage in a youth hockey player’s career than his or her entrance into a competitive category which permits body checking. It is a period of excitement for many players who feel that they are finally playing “real hockey” which...

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What is the Best Time of Year to Get Better?

What is the Best Time of Year to Get Better?

What time of year should hockey players focus on getting better?  Here at about the mid-point of the season, most players may be entering the hockey equivalent of baseball’s “dog days of summer.” The end of the season still seems far off and players may be...

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Pre-Tryout Small Area Games

Pre-Tryout Small Area Games

This camp will provide players with the best way to prepare for tryouts and the upcoming season: with competitive, learning-focused & development-focused small area games against other players in their age group. If you have been working on your skills at our other programs, this is the place to put those skills into action in game-realistic situations!

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Checking and Contact Camp 2021

Checking and Contact Camp 2021

This camp will train players on skating fundamentals necessary for checking and contact; positioning, angling and gap control; stick checks; contact confidence; and full-body checks including side checks, hip checks, and front checks. Teaching methods are progression-based to prepare players to handle gradually increasing contact.

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Summer Skills Academy 2021

Summer Skills Academy 2021

The Summer Skills Academy is designed for players who are serious about improving their game over the summer. Players will receive instruction on skating, stickhandling, shooting and passing as well as training to enhance multitasking and reaction at game speed. The academy includes professional and…

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