NORTH YORK KNIGHTS 2018/19 FALL & WINTER SKILLS TRAINING

North York Knights House League & Select Players

Player development is the key to long-term success & enjoyment in hockey.  The North York Knights Hockey Association (“Knights”) is excited to offer two skills training programs exclusively for our House League and Select players to accelerate their development – regardless of their current skill level.  There will be one program for Skaters & one for Goalies with each running for 8 sessions.

Fall 2018 dates:  Oct 27 – Dec 15 inclusive.

Skater Skills Registration  |  Goalie Skills Registration

Winter 2019 dates:  Jan 12 – Mar 16 excluding Feb 16 & Mar 9 (Registration coming soon)

Skater Skills Registration  |  Goalie Skills Registration

 

Skater Skills Program sponsored by Empress Orthodontics

The Knights are pleased to have partnered with Hockey Extreme Hockey School to deliver our Skater Skills Program – consistent with the delivery of their regular commercial program. The program will emphasize three areas: skating, puck control and shooting.

 

Power Skating Program sponsored by Empress Orthodontics

The Knights are pleased to have partnered with Hockey Extreme Hockey School to deliver our first Power Skating Program – consistent with the delivery of their regular commercial program. The program will focus on developing better forward stride, backward skating, power turns, crossovers and pivots.

 

 

Skater Skills Program – Core Elements

Skating Shooting Puck Control
– Forward stride

– Backwards skating

– Crossover’s forward and backwards

– Pivoting

– Acceleration forward and backwards

– Two skate stops using both inside & outside edges

– Balance on inside, flat and outside edges

–  Wrist shot

– Snap shot

– Backhand shot

– Flip shot

–  Improving accuracy, power and proper release technique

– Slap shot*

 

– Stick handling

– Sweep pass and receiving

– Saucer pass

– Deke 1-2-3 move & more

– Toe drag*

– Backhand drag*

 

* More advanced content will be covered in the Atom & Peewee sessions

 

Registration for the Fall 2018 and Winter 2019 Skater Skills and Power Skating

 

10:00-11:00am:  Power Skating – (Novice – Peewee) (2006-2011)

FALL 2018 REGISTRATION

WINTER 2019 REGISTRATION

 

12:00-1:00pm:  Skater Skills – Tyke (2012) / Minor Novice (2011)

FALL 2018 REGISTRATION

WINTER 2019 REGISTRATION

 

11:00am-12:00pm:  Skater Skills – Novice (2010) / Minor Atom (2009)

FALL 2018 REGISTRATION

WINTER 2019 REGISTRATION

 

9:00-10:00am :  Skater Skills – Atom (2008) / All Peewee (2006 & 2007)

FALL 2018 REGISTRATION

WINTER 2019 REGISTRATION

 

 

The Knights are pleased to offer this program at a subsidized cost of $175 for the 8 sessions – half price when compared to similarly offered commercial programs.

 

Goalie Skills Program

The Knights are pleased to partner with eGoalie to deliver our Goalie Skills Program.  The program is focused on building the skills & confidence of players who will be in nets the upcoming weekend for their House League team and further the development of our Select division goalies.  The program will focus on core goaltending skills including stance, positioning, rebound control and recovery techniques.

 

Goalie Skills Program – Sample Weekly Practice Plan

Activity Group / Station Time
Introductions, stretching and review ready stance Group 5 min
Skating and edge work basics Skill Station #1 10 min
Positioning and recovery Skill Station #2 10 min
Low shots and rebound control Skill Station #3 10 min
High shots and rebound control Skill Station #4 10 min
Group game / challenge (time permitting) Group 5 min

 

Registration for the PAID Goalie Program

 

Registration for the Fall 2018 and Winter 2019 Goalie Skills

 

 

 

12:00-1:00pm: Goalie Skills – Tyke (2012) / Minor Novice (2011)

FALL 2018 REGISTRATION

WINTER 2019 REGISTRATION

 

11:00am-12:00pm: Goalie Skills – Novice (2010) / Minor Atom (2009)

FALL 2018 REGISTRATION

WINTER 2019 REGISTRATION

 

9:00-10:00am : Goalie Skills – Atom (2008) / All Peewee (2006 & 2007)

FALL 2018 REGISTRATION

WINTER 2019 REGISTRATION

 

The Knights are pleased to offer this program at a subsidized cost of $175 for the 8 session late registrations Winter program – half price when compared to similarly offered commercial programs.

 

Registration for the FREE Goalie Program 

Registration for the FREE Goalie Skills Program will be coordinated by our House League coaches each week on a first come first serve basis to a maximum of 9 goalies split between each session.

 

Questions on Registration?

Registration for the Skater Skills & PAID Goalie Programs will be offered on a first come first serve basis.  The Knights reserve the right to rebalance participants between the three programs based on actual registrations.  Registration for the FREE Goalie Skills Program will be coordinated by our House League coaches each week on a first come first serve basis to a maximum of 12 goalies split between each session.  Please email nykhockeyskills@gmail.com  with any questions about any of these programs.

Monday October 22, 2018

The North York Knights

Fall 2018

Skills Training Registration Will Open

At 7:00pm

Check back on this page on Monday