We are excited to announce that registrations for our 2017 spring camps will open later today.
Pinnacle Hockey School puts passion, energy, dedication and excitement into everything we do. Our program is led by Fred Jack. Fred has many years of successful high level playing experience and has very successfully transitioned into coaching and hockey school instructor. For the past 15 years Fred has worked as a high performance instructor and elite level coach. Accomplishments include Provincial Minor Hockey championships, Coach of the Year honors, and top instructor recognition. Other high ranking staff have impressive resumes which features a tremendous background in the areas of child development and growth.
Our program works with players to break down the fundamental skills of skating, puck control, passing, and shooting into progressive, relatable instructional sessions. Players are encouraged and challendged to strive to their full potential. Participants in Pinnacle Hockey School will learn about the importance of fair play, sportsmanship, respect for opponents and officials. Friendships renewed or formed during the Pinnacle Hockey camp experience will allow youth to create many wonderful memories.
Pinnacle Hockey School provides the very best instruction and support for young players in Lethbridge, Taber, Coalhurst, Fort Macleod, Coaldale, Picture Butte, Pincher Breek, Vauxhall, Brooks, Raymond, Magrath, Warner, Claresholm, Nanton, Cardston, Kainai, Bow Island, Vulcan, Blairmore, Crowsnest Pass, High River, Medicine Hat, Fernie and Sparwood. For southern Alberta hockey programs Pinnacle Hockey School is the right choice for your child, one that you will not regret.
Special guest instructors this summer will include Mike Salekin. The impressive playing resume for Mr. Salekin includes NCAA Division I All Star experience, and recent experience in both the ECHL and AHL. In addition, high level local hockey players round out the on ice instructional staff.
Full / Half Day Camps: Ages 5-12 Year Olds
On and off ice focus for the camps:
• Daily power skating drills
• Daily puck drills
• Small area competition drills
• Battle and competing skills
• Shooting and scoring techniques
• Learning how to execute at a high pace of play
• Skills Competition
• End of camp championship game
• 6:1 player to instructor ratio
• Power Skating techniques
• Game situation drills
• Small area games
• Written player evaluation and feedback
• Off ice training (footwork, strength, core training)
• Off ice skills centre (shooting, puck control)
• Video sessions
• Take your game to the next level lectures
• Fun games and activities
• Optional full service lunch program
• Much, much more!
Skills / Conditioning Sessions – Offered at Various Times Throughout Year Groups: Age Range 5-12 Year Olds
*** Plus Additional Optional Dry Land Training ***
Ice Sessions will focus on age and developmentally appropriate:
1) Power Skating
* Improve Technique and mechanics to build speed and power
* Quick feet and explosive acceleration
* Improve edge control
* Improve agility and quickness
2) Battle and Compete Skills
* Puck protection
* Small area drills
* Build contact confidence
* Tactical skills
3) Puck Management
* Shooting and scoring techniques
* Stick-handling and passing
* Develop quick hands
* Increase puck possession time
Optional Additional Dry land training program:
The goals of the Pinnacle off ice programs are to develop hockey players who are stronger, faster, more powerful, flexible, metabolically more efficient and less prone to develop injuries. Our strength staff works closely with participants to provide individualized attention to each player’s specific needs and goals.
Off ice training activities include:
– agility ladders
– speed hurdles
– core training
– flexibility work
– balance & coordination activities
– puck control
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