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HOCKEY SCHOOL PROGRAM INFORMATION - CRANBROOK BC

Ages 5-14 (5 year olds must have at least one year of Minor Hockey experience to participate)

Enrollment includes:

    -2.0 hours of on-ice time each day
    -1 hour dry land activities + video
    -Chalk talk with Professional and Collegiate Hockey Players
    -
Hockey game on Friday
 

On-Ice Program

"The Basics"

   Power Skating

    -proper forward and backward skating techniques

   Passing/Shooting (why?/when?)

    -leading the pass (forehand/backhand)
    -receiving the pass (forehand/backhand)
    -mechanics of the wrist shot (puck position/proper footing/weight transfer/shoulder turn and follow through)
    -mechanics of the slap-shot (puck position/proper footing/weight transfer/shoulder turn and follow through)
    -backhand shooting (we're not just shovelling snow!)

   Eliminating the Man - proper technique in taking the opponent out of the play
   Protecting the Puck
- the art of working the boards while controlling the puck
   Playing the Angles/Challenge the Shooter
- goaltending basics with the view of playing 6'

   Offensive/Defensive Systems - "Corner/Dot/Slot" the easy way to learn proper position
   The Importance of Communication
- do your talking on the ice, not JUST in the dressing room
 

"Theory"

   Attitude (What is good vs. bad?)
    -
effects on you and your team
   Zones
(What are they/How many?)

    -offensive/defensive/neutral


Tuition for the 5 day Hockey School is $400.00 + applicable taxes


CRANBROOK BC LOCATION

Western Financial Place
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