Summer Hockey Skills and Power Skating Camp


2019 SUMMER HOCKEY SKILLS AND POWER SKATING CAMP 

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

 

After some time off the skates enjoying the summer months, it is time for players to start getting prepared for the upcoming hockey season! 

The Kamloops Jr Blazers Summer Power Skating and Hockey Skills Camp is a great way to get ready for the upcoming hockey season!

There will be a maximum of 24 players per group (20 skaters and 4 goalies).

 

SPACES FILL UP FAST!!!

 

This is a half day camp that will run from 8am - 12pm on July 22-26 at the BROCK Arena 

The camp is open to players from Initiation/Novice/Atom

(ages accepted this week are 2013 birth year - 2009 birth year)

 

THE CAMP WILL BE COMPRISED OF 2 GROUPS. 

GROUPS WILL BE SPLIT BY AGE AND SKILL ABILITY. 

GROUPS WILL BE DETERMINED BY THE NUMBER OF PLAYERS REGISTERED TO MAXIMIZE THE PLAYER DEVELOPMENT AND EFFECTIVENESS OF THE CAMP

 

The Camp will offer the following:

 2 ON ICE SESSIONS PER DAY (Monday - Friday)

- One ice session will be targeted towards individual skill development and battle and compete

- One session is a power skating session with Michelle Pepin and goalie development with Lucas Gore

In between ice sessions, the players will have off ice training including a dry land session which will focus on hockey specific attributes such as foot speed, quickness and agility, core strength and conditioning.

Players will also have various seminars on proper nutrition and the importance of eating the right foods at the right time, mental prep and white board sessions on game tactics

 

Here is a sample of what a day may look like

  

Group 1   Group 2
         
8:00am Power Skating and Goalie Training   8:00am Dryland/Team Building Activities
         
9:00am Dryland/Team Building Activities   9:00am Power Skating and Goalie Training
         
10:00am On-Ice Skills and Small Area Games   10:00am Video session/Seminar activity
         
11:00am Video session/Seminar activity   11:00am On-Ice Skills and Small Area Games
         
12:00pm Ready for Pick-Up   12:00pm Ready for Pick-Up

 

Primary Camp instructors will be:

 Mark Chase

Mark has over 10 years coaching experience at all levels including Junior A, Junior B, Major Midget and all levels of minor hockey including Bantam and Midget AAA.  Mark has also been involved in the U16 High Performance program on several occasions.  On top of his coaching background, Mark has worked as a scout in the WHL and is currently finishing his masters in sports counselling.

 

Crosby Dorais

As well as being a full time teacher with school district 73, Crosby is also the head coach of the Brock Hockey academy and owns Crosby's Training Center, an athletic training center specializing in strength and conditioning to athletes of all ages.

 

Michelle Pepin

Michelle is our head power skating coach.  Michelle joins us from the lower mainland where she was the head power skating coach at the Richmond Olympic Oval and Richmond Minor Hockey where she created the "STRIDE" Power Skating Program.  As our Power Skating coach, Michelle exposes our players to a number of styles and techniques all designed to provide them with the knowledge and tools to enhance and improve our players hockey skating techniques and become the best skaters they can be.

 

Lucas Gore - Head Goalie Coach

Lucas grew up playing minor hockey in Kamloops before advancing to Vernon Vipers in the BCHL followed by three full seasons for the Chilliwack Bruins in the WHL. He then attended business school at the University of Regina for 4 years while playing CIS hockey and finished off in the East Coast Hockey League in the 2014/2015 season before becoming a goaltending coach.  Lucas works with the Kamloops Blazers in the WHL, Prince George Spruce Kings in the BCHL and the Thompson Blazers in the BCMMHL in addition to providing goalie coaching within the KMHA organization.

 

Testimonial quotes:

Joe Hicketts - currently playing with the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL) 

"Mark and Crosby have been a big part of my career to date.  Their ability to connect with young players on a personal and professional level is what sets them apart from others.  From on ice skills to off ice training, the two of them combine to offer a program that not only develops your game but ultimately instills the values to help shape a young players' career"

 

Henrik and Johanna Sedin (Vancouver Canuck Captain)

"We feel fortunate for our son Harry to have had a wonderful experience skating with Michelle.  She helped inspire not only a love of skating but also learning, and has given Harry the determination to continue in sports.  Her approach is organized and positive.  I would highly recommend Michelle as a skating coach for anyone wanting to excel and develop at any level of sport." 

 

We will also have a number of MML/Junior level players assisting on ice/acting as group leaders for the players... and we are working on securing some possible special guest coaches as well 

 

Cost of the camp is $350.00

includes all ice times, on and off ice instruction, snacks and refreshments

 

Please complete the registration form below. 

Once you have completed registration, you will receive an email confirming your group and a link to the online payment portal.  A 50% deposit for the camp fees are required to hold your spot with remaining balance paid just prior to the first ice time.

  

For more information about the camp please email info@jrblazerhockey.com 

 

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