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SPRING 2021 CLINIC INFORMATION

Session 1: April 12 - April 22/May 10 - May 20
(Note: We will take a break for the week of April 27 and May 5 tryouts)

Session 2: May 24 - June 17
(Note:  We will move the Monday, May 31 session to Friday, June 4)
 

HIGH PERFORMANCE PROGRAM

This intense elite camp is strictly for players who strive to be challenged each day by complex drills and the high expectations of our experienced coaching staff. Drills are designed for athletes who have already mastered the fundamentals. We utilize advanced training techniques geared toward building speed, strength and endurance, to push players to their full potential.   

Skating and Edges: Including proper body position, correct use of inside and outside edges, balance and agility so players can get the most power out of each stride. 

Puck Handling, Passing and Shooting: Stick handling and passing technique, including proper hand placement, head position and location of puck on the stick.

Game Situation Confrontational Drills: We teach the game of hockey. Our “Game Situation” drills will focus on the offensive and defensive aspects of real game play. These drills will help each player understand the game and teach reaction with confidence.

Clinics Offered

HP Mites 2013-2016 Tues 5:00-6:00pm $120
HP Boys 1 2011-2012 Tues 6:00-7:00pm $120
HP Boys 2 2009-2010 Tues 7:00-8:00pm $120
HP Boys 3 2007-2008 Tues 8:00-9:00pm $120
HP Boys 4 2003-2006 Tues 8:00-9:00pm $120


HP Mites will be limited to 32 skaters.  HP Boys 1 and 2 clinics are limited to 24 skaters and 4 goalies.  HP Boys 3 and 4 limited to 16 skaters and 3 goalies per age group.

GIRLS ONLY

HP Girls 1 2011-2014 Mon 5:00-6:00 $120
HP Girls 2 2007-2010 Mon 6:00-7:00 $120
HP Girls 3 2003-2006 Mon 7:00-8:00 $120


HP Girls will be limited to 24 skaters and 4 goalies per session.


ELITE SKILL DEVELOPMENT

Our Elite Skill Development features creative and progressive drills that stress proper skating, puck handling, passing, shooting, and hockey techniques.  We take an innovative and wholistic approach to skill development using multi-component training exercises through a variety of challenging drills.  

We will work on creating a more fluid player by focusing on posture, glide, balance and footwork.  We will combine puck movement to drive specific skating movements and layer skills.  These session are designed for experienced players only. 

Sessions are designed to work in semi private groups of 5-8 based on age to maximize skill development.

Clinics Offered

Boys ESD 1 2009-2010 Wed 5:00-6:00pm $130
Boys ESD 2 2007-2008 Wed 5:00-6:00pm $130
Boys ESD 3 2005-2006 Weds 8:00-9:00pm $130
Boys ESD 4 2003-2004 Weds 8:00-9:00pm $130

 

 

GIRLS ESD Clinics

Girls ESD 1 2009-2010 Thur 5:00-6:00pm $130
Girls ESD 2 2007-2008 Thur 5:00-6:00pm $130
Girls ESD 3 2005-2006 Thur 6:00-7:00pm $130
Girls ESD 4 2003-2004 Thur 6:00-7:00pm $130


ESD Clinics are designed for small groups.  Each session will be limited to 10 players per group.


DEFENSE FIRST

Wednesday: 7:00-8:00pm
2003-2010
Cost :$130

At our Defense First Clinic you will learn critical position-specific skills and tactics, including defensive and offensive skills to gain the extra edge in game situations.  The modern defenseman is a hybrid who can play both ends of the rink with and without the puck.  Players participate in confrontational drills against players in their age group, making the drills more game-like and reactionary. We'll cover things such as defensive tactics, Layering, reversing puck, angling, gap control, net play and puck protection.

Skating and Edges: Including proper body position, correct use of inside and outside edges, balance and agility so players can get the most power out of each stride and position specific skating.

Defending:  Our staff will teach angling, gap control, 1v1 defense, and net front coverage.

Exiting the Zone: Reversing and breaking the puck out of the D Zone, reading and breaking down the forecheck, making a good first pass, using the net.

Joining the Play:  Instruction on transitions so players can smoothly move from skating forwards to backwards or backwards to forwards without losing speed. Attacking the triangle, following the play and finding soft ice, making plays on zone entries, power moves.

The Offensive Zone:  Supporting the blue line.  Jumping into the cycle, exchanges special teams concepts.

SHOOT TO SCORE

Wednesday: 6:00-7:00pm
2003-2010
Cost :$130

This Shoot to Score camp will focus on the specific techniques required by forwards and defensemen in order to be effective at these positions. We systematically break down the fundamentals of shooting and progress to high-speed stickhandling, dekeing and shooting. Players participate in confrontational drills against players in their age group, making the drills more game-like and reactionary. Throughout the camp, players are closely monitored by our experienced instructors who give direction on improving play in each situation.

Shooting Technique: Including proper foot position, correct hand placement and stick flex.  Players will learn all varieties of shots applicable to their age and development.

On-the-move:  Including shooting in stride, off a pass, off a crossover, and in 1v1 situations. 

Quick Release: Proper body position and edge control while executing quick, catch and release shots.  

Around the Net:  Instruction on body position and hand placement as players learn to tip, screen and collect rebounds around the net.  If you want to score you have to get to the blue paint.