When players move from non-hitting to hitting hockey the game changes in many ways. Checking can either make a player more effective or less effective. Checking is a skill and players who understand how to use their bodies and protect the puck will be more effective players then players who do not.
The purpose of this camp is to teach players how to use checking to make themselves better players– correct checking technique, how to give and take a hit, learn how to properly protect the puck and use their body to create scoring chances or separate the opposition from the puck.
Players will be split into small groups to ensure they are getting lots of 1 on 1 attention and repetitions in all drills. Groups will be made based on player’s age and level of play to ensure players will be competing against someone of their own caliber.
Cost is $90 for 3 Day Program (4 ½ total hours On-Ice)
Pewee Major and Older Players
(2005, 2006, 2007 birth years)
*Players signed up for the Hockey IQ Summer Camp are eligible to attend at discounted rate of $80
*Players are split up into small groups by age & level of play for camp
Players will learn all the basics of checking: proper checking technique, how give/take a hit, how to take a hit along the wall, understanding what the danger zone on the rink is, and body positioning skills.
Using skills learned in session #1, players will learn how to properly separate the man from the puck and how to use their body to protect the puck from an opposing player. Players will be introduced to angling techniques as well as learn to drive the net using their bodies/strength/speed to create more scoring chances for themselves.
Players will be put into game situations and small area games to help them integrate the skills learned in sessions #1 and #2. These games will help players transition from a practice to game scenario and start getting them to think and use the skills learned in the first 2 days in game like scenarios.
*To sign up please fill out form at the very bottom of this page.
3 Day Checking Program SchedulesSee Submission Form Below for Availability
|Checking Camp #1||Tuesday Aug 6th 5:30-7:00pm||Wed Aug 7th 5:30-7:00pm||Thurs Aug 8th 5:30-7:00pm||Holiday Rinks|
|Checking Camp #2||Tuesday Aug 6th 7:00-8:30pm||Wed Aug 7th 7:00-8:30pm||Thurs Aug 8th 7:00-8:30pm||Holiday Rinks|
New Sign Up Form Below for Spring/Summer Programs!
For your convenience we have added all of our Spring & Summer Programs to one sign up form. You can now view and sign up for any program through the one form. If signing up multiple players please fill out separate forms for each player.
You know your form went through if you are redirected to a page stating your submission has been sent. You will then be redirected to sign a liability waiver form. You should also receive an email copy of your submission sent in. Please note filling out a the submission form does not guarantee players a spot in camp(s). You should receive a personal email confirmation within 24-48hours confirming that submission was received and whether spots are still available for your requests.