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Learn to Play

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Overview

The Learn To Play Hockey program is designed for any individual looking to learn how to play the worlds fastest team sport.  

The program incorporates 3 different levels and will place kids accordingly based on age, skill and background.  Class placement will be determined after the first clinic.  This program will have a strong focus on the skating techniques necessary to play the game of hockey but will also include proper puck handling, shooting and passing techniques, stressing proper body positioning and balance. 

Participants will develop their skills through both group and individual instruction and will naturally progress through the program until they are ready to join a youth hockey team.  

Each session is 60 minutes long and available to all ages.  

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Prerequisite

Starting 4-18-2021, Learn To Play Level 1 participants are required to have passed Learn To Skate Basic 1( but it is recommended to pass Basic 3 to get the best experience) prior to participating in Learn To Play. This is in an effort to focus the curriculum of Learn To Play to Hockey specific skills and skating. Basic skating skills will be required so coaches can effectively teach our revised curriculum.

Come learn the game of hockey from professional instructors who have your developing hockey players best interests in mind.  We pride ourselves in our knowledge of teaching hockey fundamentals. We will work with each participant on a personal level to insure that we are teaching them the proper skills.   We will take the time to teach the players at ‘their’ pace so that they can properly develop their skills. Each practice plan is designed by Certified USA Hockey Coaches who are dedicated to the success of player development.  

 

 

Level Emphasis

  • Skating: Strong

  • Puck Handling: Minimal

  • Passing/Shooting: Minimal

Level Emphasis:

  • Skating: Strong

  • Puck Handling: Moderate

  • Passing/Shooting: Moderate

Level Emphasis:

  • Skating: Strong

  • Puck Handling: Strong

  • Passing/Shooting: Strong

Level 1 - Rookie

Prerequisite: Snowplow 4 / Basic 1 

Overview: Beginner hockey skating skills such as (but not limited to) falling and recovery, basic hockey stance, two foot glides, forward swizzles, snowplow stopping and progression into hockey stride.

Required Gear:  Helmet, Gloves, Stick and Skates 

Level 2 - Draft Pick

Prerequisite: Pass Lv 1

Overview: Intermediate hockey skating skills such as (but not limited to) the hockey stride, c- cuts, backward swizzles, hockey stop, turning and introduction to puck handling, passing and shooting skills.

Required Gear:  Helmet, Gloves, Stick and Skates 

Level 3 - Veteran

Prerequisite: Pass Lv 2

Overview: Advanced hockey skating skills such as (but not limited to) the hockey stride, crossovers, transitions, power turns, tight turns, backwards stops and continued development of puck handling, passing and shooting skills with introduction to basic rules and team concepts

Required Gear:  Full Gear