Advanced Programs
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Ages 9-10

Advanced Program Breakdowns

Advanced - Power Skating

The Advanced Power Skating Program is designed to challenge each skater to the best of their abilities. This program concentrates on a full understanding of their edges. This incorporates quick-start techniques and backwards skating fundamentals. The Power Skating Program allows for instantaneous instruction and direction from our professional on-ice player development coaches

Mastery Keys

Backwards Skating
Edges
Quick Start Technique

RINK Training Centre

Spring
2021

Coming Soon
Winter 2021-22

Advanced - Puck Control

The Advanced Puck Control Program is designed to build upon skaters’ abilities to control the puck in a variety of game-like circumstances. This program creates confidence in skaters’ abilities to carry a puck at full speed on both sides of the body. Skaters will be challenged to get comfortable controlling the puck in all three body positions: forehand, backhand, and mid-body. Our coaching staff will introduce weight awareness while stickhandling to maximize total puck control. The Puck Control program takes a focused approach building on fundamental progressions and repetition to ensure players develop good habits. 

Mastery Keys

Carry a puck at full speed on both sides of your body
Comfortable in positions 1-2-3 (FH/MID/BH)
Weight awareness with stickhandling

RINK Training Centre

Coming Soon
Winter 2021-22

Advanced - Shooting

The Advanced Shooting Program is designed to provide skaters with fundamental knowledge of proper shooting mechanics. This program builds on the basics, working puck preparation in motion. Skaters will be introduced to the snapshot technique focusing on the ‘Push/Pull” synchronization. Our professional on-ice player development coaches will introduce the receive and shoot quick release skill to challenge our skaters. This program introduces new skills with intentions to build on and master the fundaments of shooting.  

Mastery Keys

Puck preparation in motion
Push/Pull Synchronization (Shooting technique w/ weight transfer - Bottom hand (power) / top hand (grip)
Snapshot technique
In Tight Scoring Techniques and backhands
Recieve & Shoot technique.

RINK Training Centre

Spring
2021

Coming Soon
Winter 2021-22

Advanced - Skating & Skills

The Advanced Skating and Skills Program is designed to develop great habits through the proper techniques. On-ice, skaters will focus on stride location for individual skating skills. Skaters will master transitions from forwards to backwards effective and efficiently. While mastering puck control, skaters will learn to stickhandle around their bodies and evolve into shooting techniques concentrating on creating flex from their stick using a push and pull motion. This program focuses on a well-rounded approach to the skater’s skill development.  

Mastery Keys

Shooting technique with weight trasnfer (push-pull)
Stride location focus for skating techniques
Stickhandling around the body
Transitions backwards to forwards (introduction to toes first, heels first)

RINK Training Centre

Spring 2021
Female Only

Coming Soon
Winter 2021-22

RINK North

Spring
2021

Coming Soon
Winter 2021-22

RINK Kelowna

Spring
2021

Coming Soon
Winter 2021-22

Advanced - Small Area Power Skating

The Small Area Power Skating Program is designed to challenge each skater capabilities. This program concentrates on both forward and backwards skating. This incorporates the precise skills involved with forward body position and stride. Skaters will increasingly work on their backward stride and crossovers to build and maintain speed. With constant feedback and continuous repetitions, this power skating program allows for skaters to be challenged every ice session.

Mastery Keys

First Step Quickness 
Efficient use of a variety of tight turns and tactical application 
Application and use of puck protection skating techniques
Applying all techniques with a puck 

RINK Training Centre

Spring
2021

Coming Soon
Winter 2021-22

Advanced - 3 on 3

Here at the RINK you are always involved in the play and shifts are short to keep the pace of the game up. This game will allow for you to:

  • Develop faster reaction time
  • Work to improve your skills
  • Learn to play in confined spaces
  • Play around the net both offensively and defensively
  • Develop more confidence with the puck
  • Get a cardiovascular work-out

Players will be signed up as individuals and 2 teams will be made each week. Teams will be rotated weekly, with pinnies to differentiate teams so players play with all players in the 3 vs 3 program.

Players will receive a RINK Jersey which they keep after the program.  We will require players to bring this jersey each week to help split up teams.

RINK Training Centre

Summer
2021

COMING SOON
Winter 2021-22

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