Pre-Season Advanced Development Program

Aug 6-10, Aug 13-17, Aug 20-24, 2018 (Richmond Ice Centre)

  • For all Atom(2 Years experience) or PeeWee, Bantam, and Midget Players (3 Years experience) who have played in a Recreational, Spring or Recognized Hockey Program. 
  • For all "READY FOR REP" Players who are or may be trying out for a Rep team in 2018-19 
  • POD SYSTEM used by age group to evaluate and categorise players according to SKILL LEVEL GUARANTEEING THE MAXIMUM COMPETITIVE AND LEARNING ENVIRONMENT FOR EACH PLAYER
 

OVERALL OBJECTIVES OF PRE-SEASON ADVANCED PROGRAM

  • Dramatically Improve Power Skating/Edge Control/Mechanics and techniques
  • Increase Aerobics and Endurance on ice and speed up recovery time on bench
  • Accelerate Speed, Mobility, Agility, and Quickness with intense interval Sprints
  • Improve On ice Balance, Power, Compete Skills with longer, more challenging skating sessions.
  • Achieve increased on ice work ethic, determination, checking and puck battling skills
  • Work to upgrade Shooting, Stickhandling, Passing and Game Play techniques
 
THEY WILL BE TOTALLY READY FOR THEIR TRYOUTS AND THE NEW SEASON.
 

Power Skating Accelerated

  • Technique and mechanics; forward/backward
  • Agility, mobility, 180 degree edge control, pivoting
  • Advanced acceleration and maximum explosiveness
  • High speed forward and backward transitioning
  • Instant stops with instant re-starts
  • Endurance, aerobics and stamina building 

Advanced Stick Skills Program

  • Puck possession, body positioning and control, awareness
  • Forehand/backhand, touch, saucer, give and go, passing
  • Stickhandling, deking, toe drag, puck protection, transition
  • Forehand/backhand ,slap, snap and wrist shots, one timers

Advanced Gameplay / Compete Program

THIS SESSION IS PREPARED AND SET ACCORDING TO THE AGE OF EACH OF THE GROUPS AND SERVES AS A MOTIVATOR TO ENCOURAGE PLAYERS TO COMPETE MORE EFFICIENTLY AND TO BETTER UNDERSTAND HOW TO PLAY THE GAME

  • Offensive zone tactics:Winning One-on-One battles: forechecking, in front of net, gaining body position in front of net, scoring, cycling
  • Defensive Zone tactics: Determined defensive positioning, srong angling, puck protection and competition, back checkig
  • Winning battles: Safely with respect for opponent, Compete at all times, puck control, one-on-0ne battles, working for loose pucks
  • Competing, Determination, Small Games
  • Body Checking: (Age eligibile only) giving and taking, where and when to use it, degree of force, personal and opponent safety concerns
 

 

Dynamic Pre-Session Warm-up

This pre-game warm-up session will dramatically reduce on-ice injuries and provide the players with the ideal practice or game preparation and performance. Visit the PRE-SESSION WARM-UP section of our website for complete details


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  • Pay 50% Now, 50% Feb 5, 2019
Pre-Season Advanced Development Program

The Rewards are Great

Our Advanced Pre Season Program is designed to take each player’s skill set and skating to the next level focusing at all times on maximizing each player’s natural abilities and developing these talents to their fullest. By providing each player with all the necessary tools for tryouts and/or evaluations we are also, upon completion of this high level program and his/her tryouts, preparing all players to look towards a very successful and rewarding regular season.    

This ten hour (10) on-ice advanced program follows the Guidelines of Hockey Canada’s 2015 Short and Long Term Skating, Skills and Development Program which was developed and upgraded in recognition of the rapid escalation of skills of the European Hockey Player.