Technique Training for Hockey Players

Fall Program

Weekly Skating Technique Training for Hockey Players

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2019 Fall Program

Weekly Skating Technique Training for Hockey Players


Profile

This is a small group, customized skating program for hockey players that will run in the fall months (September through December) and will focus on the following skating concepts: skating and equipment, stance, balance, forward stride, backward stride, forward crossovers, backward crossovers, starts, stops, and explosiveness. This fall program is about revisiting the fundamentals of hockey skating and learning to eliminate inefficiencies.

Objectives

To assist players in developing their knowledge, understanding, and application of: i) body positioning and awareness; ii) weight distribution and transfer; iii) force production; iv) leg drive and recovery; v) follow-through; and vi) flow.

LOGISTICS

Quota: 12 players
Age Groups: Atom to Midget level age groups
Instructors: Claudia Steinke, Travis Hillier, Sean Gillam
Location: ATB Centre West Arena, Lethbridge, Alberta
Dates: Wednesday mornings September 12, 2019 to December 4, 2019 inclusive. There will be no skating on November 13, 2019.
Times: 0630-0730
Number of Sessions: 12
Cost: $456.00 per player

 

Winter Program

Weekly Skating Technique Training for Hockey Players 

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2020 Winter Program

Weekly Skating Technique Training for Hockey Players


Profile

This small group, customized hockey skating program builds on the learnings acquired in the fall. This program will run during the months of January through March and will focus on advanced skating concepts such as multi-directional turns and transitions, quick feet, agility for maximum ice coverage, and training for improved power and speed. 

Objectives

To assist players in furthering their knowledge, understanding and application of good technique to advanced skating concepts with the goal to increase overall skating strength for maximum power and speed at their current phase of development. 

LOGISTICS

Quota: 12 players
Age Groups: Atom to Midget level age groups
Instructors: Claudia Steinke, Travis Hillier, Sean Gillam
Location: TBD
Dates: TBD
Times: TBD
Number of Sessions: TBD
Cost: TBD

 

Spring Program

Spring Skating & Skills for Hockey Players 

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2020 Spring Program

Spring Skating & Skills for Hockey Players 


Profile

This is a unique opportunity for a small group of players to continue to develop and refine their skill set over the spring months. A personalized approach is applied to each session whereby players receive customized instruction in the areas of hockey fundamentals and skating technique. 

Objectives

To develop players' skills in terms of: i) footwork; ii) positioning; iii) mobility; iv) puck management; v) positional responsibility and awareness; vi) skating strength; vii) skating agility; viii) skating acceleration; and ix) speed. 

LOGISTICS

Quota: 12 players
Age Groups: Pee Wee to Junior level age groups
Instructors: Sean Gillam, Travis Hillier, Claudia Steinke
Location: TBD
Dates: TBD
Times: TBD
Number of Sessions: TBD
Cost: TBD

 

Summer Program

Summer Skating & Skills for Hockey Players 

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2020 Summer Program

Summer Skating & Skills for Hockey Players 


Profile

This is a unique opportunity for a small group of players to continue to develop and refine their skill set over the summer months. A personalized approach is applied to each session whereby players receive customized instruction in the areas of hockey fundamentals and skating technique. 

Objectives

To develop players' skills in terms of: i) footwork; ii) positioning; iii) mobility; iv) puck management; v) positional responsibility and awareness; vi) skating strength; vii) skating agility; viii) skating acceleration; and ix) speed. 

LOGISTICS

Quota: 12 players
Age Groups: Bantam to Junior level age groups
Instructors: Sean Gillam, Travis Hillier, Claudia Steinke
Location: TBD
Dates: TBD
Times: TBD
Number of Sessions: TBD
Cost: TBD