Focus will be positional instruction, game rules and game strategy, skating fundamentals, powerskating, edges. Hockey drills, stick-handling and shooting instruction. Small area game, battle drills. edges, increase stamina, proper stride, edge work, powerstride, explosive starts, power turns, agility, transitions, balance, proper stopping in all directions. Fundamentals for less experienced skaters includes backwards, stopping, and cross-overs. This year will be used to expand your players knowledge of the game and improve skating so they are prepared for the 2023 Tryout season.
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*East Haven Residents Free with proof of residency*
The focus and goal of the Learn to Skate curriculum is designed to teach beginner hockey players the fundamentals of skating. Its important for these players to become comfortable on the ice, learn the basic hockey stance, stride, knee bend, use of edges and how to hold a stick before moving into a mite development program curriculum
2022-2023 LEARN TO PLAY HOCKEY DEVELOPMENT- Step 2
LEARN TO PLAY HOCKEY
Pre-requisite 1 year of Learn to Skate
*East Haven Residents FREE with proof of residency
Mite Development focuses on the continued improvement with skating skills, Edges, skating mechanics and it is where the foundational skills of becoming a hockey player are introduced which makes it a pivotal time in a young players development.