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Hockey Academy is a terrific way to get in the game. Even if you’ve never skated before, our qualified coaches can teach you all the basics required to become a Hockey Hero!
When: In line with the Victorian School term, classes held on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings
Class duration: 1 hour instruction
Equipment: all equipment is provided
Cost: Hockey Academy Intro to Hockey is an upfront payment of $240 for the remaining 8 classes (includes full gear supply for duration of term as well as welcome package consisting of Hockey Academy Jersey and Hoodie
Coaching this class is Lliam Webster - Team Australia Captain and 3 Time AIHL Champion and League MVP. Lliam is certified in fitness levels 3 and 4, and has extensive experience with functional movement, plyometrics, and skating specific training.
What the course is all about:
- Movement Patterns
- Core Stability and Strength
- Body Weight and Plyometrics
- Speed and Agility
- Anaerobic and Aerobic Energy Systems
- Mobility and Recovery
- Nutrition Advice
For enquiries about the Conditioning class please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (03) 86313991
The Second Half of Sniper's Alley is now open for registration (4 weeks @ $200)
This 4 week course will cover a range of off ice training techniques and principals; helping players develop personal off ice training programs that will enhance on ice weaknesses. Become more stable, stronger and a faster athlete, allowing you to fast track your progress on your hockey journey.
If you are a beginner skater try Youth Basic 1 or Adult 1 in Skate School. These classes are in small groups and designed for KIDS AND ADULTS who are beginners and who are interested in learning to skate before joining hockey Academy. No equipment is used during the class.
For skaters wanting to focus on their skating skills while taking Hockey Academy classes we recommend levels up to Youth Intermediate 1 and Adult 4 which cover more advanced skating skills and techniques.
Skate School Classes available: Saturday, Sunday and Wednesdays and are 30mins in class of 8 students + 30mins practice and free general session. Please CLICK HERE for more information!
YOUTH INTRO TO HOCKEY : After starting out with the skating basics, the program encourages development by taking youths through a series of skill levels preparing them to play ice hockey.
Tuesdays: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
YOUTH INTERMEDIATE HOCKEY (under the age of 18) For skaters who have completed the Youth Intro course
YOUTH Elite Hockey
Tuesdays: 4:30pm to 5:30pm - Perfect for players who are at the highest level in youth Hockey Academy - This class is invite only.
INTRO TO HOCKEY ADULTS (18+): Specifically designed for adults 18 and over. After starting out with the skating basics, the program encourages development by taking adults through a series of skill levels in general skating techniques before introducing stick and puck skills.
Tuesday: Intro 4.30pm-5.30pm
Wednesday: Intro 6:15pm–7:15pm (18+ Only)
Saturday: Intro 9:45am-10:45am (All Ages)
ON THE EDGE (18+): With the ever increasing intermediate group - we have noticed that there is a large gap between players who have just finished Intro, and those who are still in intermediate and are participating for the 2nd/3rd time. In comes "On the Edge", this class is perfect for those who need extra work on their skating, stickhandling etc... techniques. Instead of repeating intro from scratch - this class will get you right into the thick of things with the best opportunity to nurture your hockey skills.
Tuesday: On the Edge 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Wednesday: On the Edge 7:30pm to 8:30pm
ADULT INTERMEDIATE (18+): Intermediate is suited to those who have advanced from "On the Edge" and are looking to continue their skill development.
Tuesday: Intermediate 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Wednesday: Intermediate 8:45pm to 9:45pm
ADULT SCRIMMAGE (18+): For Intermediate level skaters as a stand alone or complementary class to extend their game play skills prior to enrolling into Development League. Class is limited to those who have completed intermediate and past scrimmage terms.
Tuesday: 6:45pm to 7:45pm
Classes are only suitable for those who have completed Intermediate Hockey class and have participated in at least one term of Adult Scrimmage.
DEV LEAGUE ADULTS (18+):
Wednesday: 10pm to 11pm
POWER SKATING (All ages):
Wednesday: 10:00pm – 11:00pm
Power Skating includes:
1. Skating Agility –turns, pivots, edge control, three turns, two foot turns, Mohawk turns
2. Stride Mechanics- extensions & recovery, arm position, blade and ice contact, bending knees, hip to toe extension, lengthening stride
3. Starts- acceleration start, explosive skating, quick V push start
4. Stopping- weight distribution, proper stance and body positioning, proper balance and weight transfer
5. Backward Skating- backward edges, turns, stops, quick start backwards
Once the techniques are solidified the hockey players will be able to generate more power with less effort. Stop with ease and assurance, have more agility with turns and edges all while having fun!
Power Skating cost for a full term is $275, per half term $140 (5 classes), and the drop in rate is $30.
For more information, please contact us at:
(03) 8631 3991
The Sniper's Alley Range is designed for players who are serious about perfecting their shots! Players will receive expert instruction on proper technique and quality high intense shooting repetitions. Master the forehand wrist shot, back hand shot, snap shot, and the beloved "Slap Shot". Classes for 2nd half of Term 4 will start from November 24th for the Monday classes, and November 27th for Thursday classes.
Developing a powerful and accurate shot takes proper guidance and repetition and the "Shooting Range" will be your workshop. The benefits of our indoor shooting range are:
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