CLINIC SKILL SESSIONS

(1999 – 2002)

  • Goaltender Training Sessions
    The Academy of Hockey’s Goaltending Sessions will focus on furthering the progression of foundational 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 $29.

    • 11/24/14 – 5:00PM
    • 12/22/14 – 5:00PM
    • 3/15/1 5– 5:00PM

(2003 – 2006)

  • Goaltender Training Sessions
    The Academy of Hockey’s Goaltending Sessions will focus on furthering the progression of foundational 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 $29.

    • 11/24/14 – 4:00PM
    • 12/22/14 – 4:00PM
    • 3/15/1 5– 4:00PM

Midget (1999)

  • Puck Possession – Small Area
    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 registers. The cost for each participant is $29.

    • 1/19/15 – 10:30AM

Bantam (2000 & 2001)

  • Body Contact
    The Academy of Hockey’s Body Contact Session concentrates on delivering and receiving a body check with form and control. The Academy of Hockey Head Development Coach Adam Mair was very difficult to play against during his 615 NHL games due to his physical style of play.  Coach Mair will carefully review with the players the reasons why body contact is important, the positional angles to generate a successful body check, as well as how to deliver and receive body contact in a controlled environment. The Body Contact sessions are single sessions, and are open to the first 25 Bantam Minor (2001) players that registers. The cost for each participant is $29.

    • 11/26/14 – 4:00PM (2001 only)
  • Positional – Defensive Tactics
    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 Bantam players that registers. The cost for each participant is $29.

    • 12/22/14 – 6:00PM
  • Puck Possession Session – Small Area
    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 registers. The cost for each participant is $29.

    • 2/19/15 – 11:30AM (2001 only)

Pee Wee (2002 & 2003)

  • Positional – Defensive Tactics
    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 $29.

    • 12/23/14 – 4:00PM
  • Body Contact
    The Academy of Hockey’s Body Contact Session concentrates on delivering and receiving a body check with form and control. The Academy of Hockey Head Development Coach Adam Mair was very difficult to play against during his 615 NHL games due to his physical style of play.  Coach Mair will carefully review with the players the reasons why body contact is important, the positional angles to generate a successful body check, as well as how to deliver and receive body contact in a controlled environment. The Body Contact sessions are single sessions, and are open to the first 25 Pee Wee Major (2002) players that register. The cost for each participant is $29.

    • 11/26/14 – 5:00PM (2002 only)
  • Puck Possession Session
    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 $29.

    • 2/19/15 – 11:30AM (2002 only)
  • Individual Hockey Skills
    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 $29.

    • 11/28/14 – 11:00AM (2003 only)
  • Puck Possession Session – Small Area
    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 $29.

    • 2/18/15 – 11:30AM (2003 only)

Squirt (2004 & 2005)

  • Technical Skating
    The Academy of Hockey’s Technical Skating Development Sessions will focus on furthering the progression of foundational skating.  During each session, the Academy of Hockey development staff will provide instruction to strengthen a player’s stride power maximization, stride recovery, weight transfer, turns and pivots, edge control, and transitions. The Technical skating sessions are single sessions, and are open to the first 25 players that register.  The cost for each participant is $29

    • 11/25/14 – 4:00PM
  • Individual Hockey Skills
    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 register. The cost for each participant is $29

    • 11/28/14 – 10:00AM (2004 only)
    • 12/23/14 – 4:00PM (2004 only)
    • 12/23/14 – 5:00PM
    • 12/29/14 – 4:00PM (2004 only)
    • 2/17/15 – 11:30AM
  • Puck Possession Session – Small Area
    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 $29.

    • 2/18/15 – 11:30AM (2004 only)

Mite (2006 & 2007)

  • Technical Skating
    The Academy of Hockey’s Technical Skating Development Sessions will focus on furthering the progression of foundational skating.  During each session, the Academy of Hockey development staff will provide instruction to strengthen a player’s stride power maximization, stride recovery, weight transfer, turns and pivots, edge control, and transitions. The Technical skating sessions are single sessions, and are open to the first 25 players that register.  The cost for each participant is $29.

    • 11/24/14 – 6:00PM
    • 12/28/14 – 4:00PM
    • 12/29/14 – 5:00PM
  • Individual Hockey Skills
    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 register. The cost for each participant is $29.

    • 2/17/15 – 11:30AM (2006 only)
  • Individual Hockey Skills
    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 register. The cost for each participant is $29.

    • 2/16/15 – 11:30AM (2007 only)

“Little Academy” (2008, 2009, 2010)

  • Technical Skating
    The Academy of Hockey’s Technical Skating Development Sessions will focus on furthering the progression of foundational skating.  During each session, the Academy of Hockey development staff will provide instruction to strengthen a player’s stride power maximization, stride recovery, weight transfer, turns and pivots, edge control, and transitions. The Technical skating sessions are single sessions, and are open to the first 25 Mite players (2006-2008) that register. The cost for each participant is $29.

    • 11/24/14 – 6:00PM (2008 only)
    • 12/28/14 – 4:00PM (2008 only)
    • 12/29/14 – 5:00PM (2008 only)
  • Individual Hockey Skills
    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, up-tempo session, with education, instruction and correction being our goals. These Individual Hockey Skill sessions are single sessions, and are open to the first 25 Mite players that register. The cost for each participant is $29.

    • 2/16/15 – 11:30AM (2008 only)
  • Skating Fundamentals Session
    The Academy of Hockey’s In Season Mite Skating Fundamental Sessions focus on foundational skating competencies to include balance, posture, coordination and strength. For aspiring hockey players just beginning to skate, the Academy of Hockey development staff want to deliver a fun, welcoming experience that will further their interest and excitement for the game of hockey.  The Fundamental skating sessions are single sessions, and are open to the first 25 players (2010-2009) that register. The cost for each participant is $29.

    • 11/30/14 – 4:00PM
    • 12/29/14 – 6:00PM
    • 01/19/15 – 9:30AM

Girls Only

  • Skill Development Session
    The Academy of Hockey’s In Season Girls only Development Sessions focus on a 360-degree, holistic approach to accelerating the development of each player. The Academy of Hockey Development staff will incorporate all core hockey skill sets and conduct a technique oriented and faced paced session, with education, instruction and correction our goal. The Academy of Hockey Development staff will lead a group of 25 players through a session with the areas of concentration including: technical skating, possession based puck handling, shooting with power, and small area competition. Listed below are girl only skill development sessions, please choose one or more sessions and the cost for each session is $29.

    • 11/25/14 – 5:00PM (2003-1998)
    • 12/30/14 – 4:00PM (2003-1998)
    • 2/16/15 – 10:30AM (2003-1998)
    • 2/17/15 – 10:30AM (2004-2000)
    • 2/18/15 – 10:30AM (2004-2000)
    • 2/19/15 – 10:30AM (2004-2000)

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