Oct 2018 - Dec 2018 (Richmond Ice Centre)

Atom On-Ice Development Program (2008-2009)

This program is for Atom-aged players with three years hockey experience and focusses on maximizing each player’s successes and natural abilities while developing a strong skill set  whether he/she be a forward or defenseman.

Coach Glenn, along with two or three of our Nationally Certified Coaches will be on ice at all sessions to provide hard-working, individualized and group training,teaching and correcting along with strong motivation and encouragement.


Session Contents

Power Skating-Forwards/Defense

  1. Advanced Agility, mobility, edge control, pivoting, endurance

  2. High speed forward/ backward acceleration and transitioning

  3. Maximize explosiveness with instant stops and re-starts

Defensive/Offensive Game Play

  1. Angling, down low battles . first pass, transitioning

  2. Offensive zone tactics, forechecking, driving the net, cycling, scoring

  3. Defensive neutral zone positioning, angling, gap management, communication

  4. Winning one-on-one ice battles, forwards/defense in all zones, along the walls, in front of either net, setting up to score

  5. Controlling the opponent, establishing your own ground, dominate the game

Shooting, Scoring, Stick Skills

  1. Puck possession, positioning, forward/backhand shooting and control 

  2. Stickhandling, saucer, give and go, touch forward/backhand passing

  3. Forehand/Backhand, slap, snap, accurate set up shots all designed to score

  4. Power play responsibilities and opportunities.



Our in-season, adanced program offers a vibrant and exciting learning experience with a strong on ice discipline while providing hands-on individual advanced level training, making sure to offer praise for results achieved.

We will develop this already accomplished player's abilities so as to affect his Game Playing results by working on his/her scoring, both goals and assists, on-ice positioning and dominance while playing with team-mates and against opponents. He/she will become a higher profile player capable of scoring or setting up the big goal when the game is on the line.