2003

2003
In Season – Skill Development Program

In Season – Pee Wee Pod Development Program

The Academy of Hockey’s In Season Pee Wee Elite Development Pod will consist of development sessions focusing on a 360-degree, holistic approach to accelerating the development of each individual player. Jeremiah Crowe, Academy of Hockey Development Coach will lead a group of 16 players through a series of nine development sessions with an on-ice emphasis on the Technical, Physical and Mental aspects of hockey.

Technical – the skill and situational specific program will consistently test participants. Areas of concentration include advanced edge control for balance and agility with and without the puck, controlled puck handling leading to more consistent puck possession, body position to ensure the player is at a position of strength either when on the attack or defending, as well as shooting tactics providing deception through puck angle and/or manipulation.

The Academy staff believes that these skills translate to the highest-level game.

Physical – IMPACT training sessions emphasis on core strength, balance, agility, and explosive movements in addition to a total body evaluation by IMPACT Sports Performance including a complete physical evaluation to review any imbalances, predispositions to injury, joint alignment, and more.

Mental – detailed video sessions with a concentration of game situations to reinforce on-ice instruction especially with in categories of situation awareness and efficiency of movements.

To participate in this program, please submit the application below prior to September 15th.  The Academy of Hockey staff will review all applications and advise all applicants of the result of their application.  The program is an option for Pee Wee level (2003 and 2002 birth year) AAA players. The cost for each participant is $499.

–       Limit of 8 players (2003) per session and 8 players (2002) per session

–       4:1 Player to Coach ratio

Session Schedule:

–       Wednesday IMPACT Session 4:00pm – 4:45pm

–       Wednesday On Ice Session 5:00pm – 6:00pm

–       Wednesday Video Session 6:15pm – 6:45pm

Select one of two groups:

2014 – November 5, 19; December 10 || 2015 – January 7, 21; February 4, 18; March 4, 25

2014 – November 12; December 3, 17 || 2015 – January 14, 28; February 11, 25; March 18; April 1

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR A POD

In Season – Pee Wee Development Curriculum

The Academy of Hockey’s In Season Pee Wee Development Curriculum will consist of age appropriate skill development sessions focusing on a 360-degree, holistic approach to accelerating the overall skill level of each player.

The Academy of Hockey Development Staff will lead a group of 20 players through a series of nine development sessions with the areas of concentration including: technical skating, possession based puck handling, shooting with power, and small area competition.

The program is open to all Pee Wee level (2003 and 2002 birth year) players. The cost for each participant is $450.

–          Mondays 5:00pm – 6:00pm

–          5 to 1 player to coach ratio

 Select one of two groups:

2014 – November 3,17; December 8 || 2015 – January 5,19; February 2,16; March 2,23

2014 – November 10; December 1,15 || 2015 – January 12,26; February 9,23; March 16,30

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR A PROGRAM

In Season – Squirt and Pee Wee Developmental Skating & Agility Curriculum

The Academy of Hockey’s In Season Squirt and Pee Wee Foundational Skating & Agility Curriculum will focus on a 360-degree, holistic approach to accelerating the skating ability of each player.

Academy of Hockey Skating Development Coach, Mike Ansell, will lead a group of 20 players through a series of nine skating and agility sessions with an emphasis on increasing stride strength, weight transfer on edges to ensure proper balance, techniques to assist in added mobility to generate power, and explosive movements with and without the puck. The program is open to Squirt and Pee Wee level (2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 birth year) players. The cost for each participant is $399.

–          Sundays 5:00pm – 6:00pm

–          5 to 1 player to coach ratio

Select one of two groups:

2014 – November 9, 23; December 14 || 2015 – January 11, 25; February 8, 22; March 8, 29

2014 – November 16; December 7, 21 || 2015 – January 18; February 1, 15; Mar 1, 22; April 5

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR A PROGRAM

In Season – Pee Wee and Bantam Developmental Skating & Agility Curriculum

The Academy of Hockey’s In Season Pee Wee and Bantam Developmental Skating & Agility Curriculum will focus on a 360-degree, holistic approach to accelerating the skating ability of each player.

Academy of Hockey Skating Development Coach, Mike Ansell, will lead a group of 20 players through a series of nine skating and agility sessions with an emphasis on increasing stride strength, weight transfer on edges to ensure proper balance, techniques to assist in added mobility to generate power, and explosive movements with and without the puck. The program is open to Squirt and Pee Wee level (2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003 birth year) players. The cost for each participant is $399.

–          Sundays 4:00pm – 5:00pm

–          5 to 1 player to coach ratio

Select one of two groups:

2014 – November 9,23; December 14  ||  2015 – January 11,25; February 8,22; March 8,29

2014 – November 16; December 7,21  ||  2015 – January 18; February 1,15; March 1,22; April 5

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR A PROGRAM

In Season – Goaltending Pod Development Program

The Academy of Hockey’s In Season Goaltending Pod Development Program will consist of a 360-degree, holistic approach to accelerating the development of each goalie. Director of Goaltending for the Academy of Hockey, Martin Biron, will lead a group of 12 players through on nine sessions with an emphasis on the Technical, Physical and Mental aspects of goaltending.

Technical – detailed footwork, in-crease positioning to make easier saves, control and tracking rebounds, as well as balance and reaction in game situations including screens and deflections;  Physical – IMPACT training sessions emphasis on core strength, balance, agility, and explosive movements in addition to a total body evaluation by IMPACT Sports Performance including a complete physical evaluation to review any imbalances, predispositions to injury, joint alignment, and more.

Mental – Special goalie handbook to be utilized for pre-game preparation and post-game analysis, detailed video sessions with a concentration of game situations to reinforce on-ice instruction especially with puck awareness and efficiency of movements.

In addition, the Academy staff will videotape two games of each participant, and an Academy Development Coach will attend one of these games. Included in this program, an Director of Goaltending Martin Biron will hold a player/parent evaluation meeting to review the game videos and overall performance of the player. The program is open to all 2003, 2002, 2001, and 2000 birth year, travel players. The cost for each participant is $899.

–       2:1 Player to Coach ratio; 2 goalies per net

–       Thursday IMPACT Session 4:00pm – 4:45pm

–       Thursday On Ice Session 5:00pm – 6:00pm

–       Thursday Video Session 6:15pm – 6:45pm

Select one of two groups:

2014 – November 6, 20; December 11 || 2015 – January 8, 22; February 5, 19; March 5, 26

2014 – November 13; December 4,18 || 2015 – January 15, 29; February 12, 26; March 19, April 2

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR A POD

In Season – Goaltending Development Program

The Academy of Hockey’s In Season Goaltending Development Program will consist of a 360-degree, holistic approach to accelerating the development of each goalie. Director of Goaltending for the Academy of Hockey, Martin Biron, will lead a group of 18 players through on nine sessions with an emphasis on the Technical, Physical and Mental aspects of goaltending.

Technical – detailed footwork, in-crease positioning to make easier saves, control and tracking rebounds, as well as balance and reaction in game situations including screens and deflections;  Physical – IMPACT training sessions emphasis on core strength, balance, agility, and explosive movements in addition to a total body evaluation by IMPACT Sports Performance including a complete physical evaluation to review any imbalances, predispositions to injury, joint alignment, and more.

Mental – Special goalie handbook to be utilized for pre-game preparation and post-game analysis, detailed video sessions with a concentration of game situations to reinforce on-ice instruction especially with puck awareness and efficiency of movements.

The Goaltending Development program is open to a range of birth years from 2005 – 1996, and the participant must be a travel or high school level player. The cost for each participant is $499.

–       Limit of 9 goalies (2005-2002); and 9 goalies (2001-1996)

–       3:1 Player to Coach ratio

Session Schedule:

–       Thursday On Ice Session 4:00pm – 5:00pm

–       Thursday IMPACT Session 5:15pm – 6:00pm

–       Thursday Video Session 6:15pm – 6:45pm

Select one of two groups:

2014 – November 6, 20; December 11 || 2015 – January 8, 22; February 5, 19; March 5, 26

2014 – November 13; December 4,18 || 2015 – January 15, 29; February 12, 26; March 19, April 2

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR A PROGRAM

In Season – Academy Innovation Sessions

Director of the Academy of Hockey, Kevyn Adams, Head Development Coach Adam Mair and other members of the development staff will lead a group of 16 players through innovative and specific development concepts that are challenging for youth hockey coaches to focus on during the team’s season.  While not new to the game of hockey, these game situation and skill concepts will be presented in a unique manner that is essential to growth in these areas.  The Academy Innovation Sessions are: face-offs, defensive tactics in the offensive and defensive zones, net front play, backhand only, body position and body contact, offensive puck handling/deception/dekes. Each 50-minute on-ice session is followed by a 30-minute video session in HARBORCENTER’s state-of-the-art classroom theater.  The program is open to all Pee Wee travel level (2002 and 2003 birth year) players. The cost for each session is $59 per player.

–          16 Players – 2002 and 2003 birth years

–          4:1 Player to Coach ratio

Session Schedule

–          Monday Ice:  6:00pm – 7:00pm

–          Monday Video: 7:15pm – 7:45pm

Select one or more sessions:

  • Nov 3 – Face-offs – 16 Forwards/Centers
  • Dec 1 – Defensive Tactics in the Offensive and Defensive zones – 16 Defensemen
  • Jan 5 – Net Front Play – 8 Forwards and 8 Defensemen
  • Jan 26 – Backhand only – 8 Forwards, 8 Defensemen
  • Feb 16 – Body Position and Body Contact – 8 Forwards, 8 Defensemen
  • Mar 16 – Offensive Puck Handling – Deception and Dekes – 16 Forwards

 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR A PROGRAM

 

In Season – Pee Wee Development Sessions

The Academy of Hockey’s In Season Pee Wee Development Sessions focus on a 360-degree, holistic approach to accelerating the development of each player.

Goaltender Training (2003-2006)
The Academy of Hockey’s Goaltending Sessions will focus on furthering the progression of

goaltending techniques and movements.  The Academy of Hockey Director of Goaltending, Martin Biron, will lead 18 goaltenders through a well structured session with a concentration on powerful, concise movements, skating, stance, positioning, save selection, rebound control and recovery. The Technical skating sessions are single sessions, and are open to the first 18 goalies that register.  The cost for each participant is $39.

  •  11/24/14 – 4:00PM
  • 12/22/14 – 4:00PM
  • 3/15/15 – 4:00PM

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Individual Hockey Skills (2003)
The Academy of Hockey’s Individual Hockey Skill Sessions are structured to ensure foundational puck handing, passing, shooting and competition are the focal points. The Academy of Hockey development staff will conduct a technique oriented and faced paced session, with education, instruction and correction our goal. The Individual Hockey Skill sessions are single sessions, and are open to the first 25 players that registers. The cost for each participant is $39

  • 11/28/14 – 11:00AM

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Positional – Defensive Tactics (2002-2003)
The Academy of Hockey’s Defensive Tactics Skill Sessions are constructed to focus on the position of defense. The Academy of Hockey development coach Jeremiah Crowe and the Academy staff will conduct a skill and situational orientated session, concentrating on backward skating techniques, puck retrieval, defensive net front play and offensive from the blue line.  The Defensive Tactics Skill sessions are single sessions, and are open to the first 25 Pee Wee players that registers. The cost for each participant is $39

  • 12/23/14 – 4:00PM

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Puck Possession Session – Small Area (2003-2004)
The Academy of Hockey’s Compete Sessions concentrate on puck possession. Through vigorous research, the Academy of Hockey development staff has identified multiple ten-foot areas of the ice rink where possession creates offensive opportunities, but as important, minimizes opposition opportunities.  Our instruction will focus on body position, puck control and elusive possession tactics that can optimize success. The Puck Possession Competition sessions are single sessions, and are open to the first 25 players that register. The cost for each participant is $39.

  • 2/18/15 – 11:30AM

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