We will help our Mini Mites to develop a respect for the game and all involved; teammates, opponents, refs, coaches and especially themselves.
Our number one priority is the progress and well being of our Mini Mites. We encourage our skaters to work their hardest, communicate with each other and ask questions if there is ever anything they don't understand.
We will explain how each of the aforementioned drills prepare them for game situations. (ie.- by using crossovers, no speed is lost in changing directions, turning both directions so that sight of the puck is never lost). We will also focus on game situation skills such as positioning, off-sides, icing and face-offs.
In the end, we will provide a safe, energetic, positive and FUN atmosphere for each player to learn and develop to their full potential.
Camp days consist of both on and off ice training. On-ice training is followed by of dry land training where we will play games, work on mobility, hand/eye coordination and agility. As much fun as it is for the kids to let loose playing games and/or running relay races, it is equally as fun for us as instructors to watch them grow and progress through the week!
We will focus on the following skills: