Advanced Programs
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Ages 9-10

ADVANCED BREAKDOWNS

Our Advanced programs build upon the execution of basic hockey techniques, and provide players with an understanding of adjustments they can make to enhance their individual games. These sessions are heavily focused on skill development within game like situations.

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Advanced - Skills & Conditioning

This program encompasses the best of what the RINK has to offer in a single program. Regardless of mastery level, Skating & Skills incorporates aspects of Power SkatingShooting & Scoring, and Puck Control programs, giving players a taste of everything we specialize in.

Each Skating & Skills Program also features an off-ice component with RINK Testify Performance. This component takes place in the gym or on the track prior to or following the on-ice session. Players will focus on developing functional movement patterns that correlates to on-ice development.

The Skating and Skills Program is designed to develop great habits through the proper techniques. On-ice, skaters will focus on balance and body position for a variety of techniques. While mastering puck control, skaters will learn to give and receive passes both stationary and in-motion. This program focuses on a well-rounded approach to the skater’s skill development. 

*The Female Only Skating & Skills program will feature a curriculum that is more focused on the Shooting & Scoring and Puck Control aspects of the program.*

On-Ice Mastery Keys

Power Skating | Balance
Shooting & Scoring | Ability to Give & Recieve Passes
Puck Control | Puck Control in Basic Positions

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Location: RINK Training Centre

Pre-Season 2022
September to October

Location: RINK North - Seven Oaks Arena

Not available at this location at this time.

Location: RINK Kelowna

Not available at this location at this time.

Advanced - Skating & Skills

This program encompasses the best of what the RINK has to offer in a single program. Regardless of mastery level, Skating & Skills incorporates aspects of Power Skating, Shooting & Scoring, and Puck Control programs, giving players a taste of everything we specialize in.

Each Skating & Skills Program also features an off-ice component with RINK Testify Performance. This component takes place in the gym or on the track prior to or following the on-ice session. Players will focus on developing functional movement patterns that correlates to on-ice development.

The Advanced Skating and Skills Program is designed to develop great habits through the proper techniques. On-ice, skaters will focus on stride location for individual skating skills. Skaters will master transitions from forwards to backwards effective and efficiently. While mastering puck control, skaters will learn to stickhandle around their bodies and evolve into shooting techniques concentrating on creating flex from their stick using a push and pull motion. This program focuses on a well-rounded approach to the skater’s skill development. 

*The Female Only Skating & Skills program will feature a curriculum that is more focused on the Shooting & Scoring and Puck Control aspects of the program.*

On-Ice Mastery Keys

Power Skating | Stride location focus for skating techniques
Power Skating | Transitions backwards to forwards (introduction to toes first, heels first)
Shooting & Scoring | Shooting technique with weight trasnfer (push-pull)
Puck Control | Stickhandling around the body

Off-Ice Mastery Keys

3 Stride Skate Stance
Hip Hinge with Dowel
Depth Drop to Non Counter Movement Jump

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Location: RINK Training Centre

Winter 2022-23
November to March

Winter 2022-23 - Female Only
November to March

Location: RINK North

Not available at this location at this time.

Location: RINK Kelowna

Winter 2022-23
September to March

Advanced - EDGE Skating

The Advanced EDGE Skating Program is designed to challenge each skater to the best of their abilities. This program concentrates on a full understanding of their edges. This incorporates quick-start techniques and backwards skating fundamentals. The EDGE Skating Program allows for instantaneous instruction and direction from our professional on-ice player development coaches

On-Ice Mastery Keys

Backwards Skating
Edges
Quick Start Technique

Off-Ice Mastery Keys

3 Stride Skate Stance
Hip Hinge with Dowel
Depth Drop to Non Counter Movement Jump

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Location: RINK Training Centre

Winter 2022-23
November to March

Location: RINK North

Not available at this location at this time.

Location: RINK Kelowna

Not available at this location at this time.

Advanced - Shooting & Scoring

The Advanced Shooting Program is designed to provide skaters with fundamental knowledge of proper shooting mechanics. This program builds on the basics, working puck preparation in motion. Skaters will be introduced to the snapshot technique focusing on the ‘Push/Pull” synchronization. Our professional on-ice player development coaches will introduce the receive and shoot quick release skill to challenge our skaters. This program introduces new skills with intentions to build on and master the fundaments of shooting.  

On-Ice Mastery Keys

Puck preparation in motion
Push/Pull Synchronization (Shooting technique w/ weight transfer - Bottom hand (power) / top hand (grip)
Snapshot technique

Off-Ice Mastery Keys

3 Stride Skate Stance
Hip Hinge with Dowel
Depth Drop to Non Counter Movement Jump

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Location: RINK Training Centre

Winter 2022-23
November to March

Location: RINK North

Not available at this location at this time.

Location: RINK Kelowna

Not available at this location at this time.

Advanced - 3 on 3

Here at the RINK you are always involved in the play and shifts are short to keep the pace of the game up. This game will allow for you to:

  • Develop faster reaction time
  • Work to improve your skills
  • Learn to play in confined spaces
  • Play around the net both offensively and defensively
  • Develop more confidence with the puck
  • Get a cardiovascular work-out

Players will be signed up as individuals and 2 teams will be made each week. Teams will be rotated weekly, with pinnies to differentiate teams so players play with all players in the 3 vs 3 program.

Players will receive a RINK Jersey which they keep after the program.  We will require players to bring this jersey each week to help split up teams.

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Location: RINK Training Centre

Summer 2022 Player Registration
July to August

Summer 2022 Goalie Registration
July to August

Pre-Season 2022 Player Registration
September to October

Pre-Season 2022 Goalie Registration
September to October

Location: RINK North

Not available at this location at this time.

Location: RINK Kelowna

Not available at this location at this time.

Advanced - 3 on 3

Here at the RINK you are always involved in the play and shifts are short to keep the pace of the game up. This game will allow for you to:

  • Develop faster reaction time
  • Work to improve your skills
  • Learn to play in confined spaces
  • Play around the net both offensively and defensively
  • Develop more confidence with the puck
  • Get a cardiovascular work-out

Goalies will be signed up as individuals and 2 teams will be made each week. Teams will be rotated weekly, with pinnies to differentiate teams so players play with all players in the 3 vs 3 program.

Goalies will receive a RINK Jersey which they keep after the program.  We will require players to bring this jersey each week to help split up teams.

ADVANCE YOUR SKILLS

Select Your Program Below »

Location: RINK Training Centre

Summer 2022 Goalie Registration
July to August

Pre-Season 2022 Goalie Registration
September to October

Location: RINK North

Not available at this location at this time.

Location: RINK Kelowna

Not available at this location at this time.

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