Blackfoot/Hockey Alberta Coaches Clinics

October 1  - Goaltending

Ice Time:         6:00pm – 7:00pm

Classroom: 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Location:         East Calgary Twin Arenas

 

The Instructional Stream - Goaltending Clinic will focus on the fundamental skills required of young goaltenders: proper stance, skating, movement and agility skills as well as introducing basic save skills. The clinic will also provide insight into how to communicate with goaltenders and best incorporate them into practice, including tips and tricks for making drills more goaltender-friendly.

 

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https://ehockey.hockeycanada.ca/ehockey/ClinicDetail.aspx?cid=122887

 

October 2  - Seasonal Planning &

Game and Bench Management

 

Please register for both clinics

 

Classroom: 6:00 - 9:00

Ice Time: N/A

Location: ECTAS

 

Seasonal Planning

 

This workshop style will support work together with the coaches in attendance to make a coaching philosophy as well creating a road map for the upcoming season. This will act as a guideline and aid in being prepared all season long and as a result will provide the players with a positive hockey experience.

 

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https://ehockey.hockeycanada.ca/ehockey/ClinicDetail.aspx?cid=123217

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Game & Bench Management

 

Preparation is key in the coaching world. This seminar goes in depth on a variety of game day scenarios that all coaches should consider. Topics include: pre-game prep, game cards, coach responsibilities, team meetings, pre-game/intermission speeches, line changes, line matches, communication from the bench.

 

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https://ehockey.hockeycanada.ca/ehockey/ClinicDetail.aspx?cid=123218

 

October 9 - Skating Skills

Time:  6:00 - 9:00

Location: ECTAS

The Instructional Stream - Skating Clinic will focus on the teaching coaches fundamental skating skills: balance, forward and backward striding and crossovers, transition and change of direction agility and how to communicate and provide tips to their players while teaching these skills.

Seminar includes 1.5hrs in class and 1hrs of ice

 

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https://ehockey.hockeycanada.ca/ehockey/ClinicDetail.aspx?cid=123236

 

October 16 - Puck Skills

Time 6:00 - 9:00

Location ECTAS

 

The Instructional Stream - Skills Clinic will focus on the fundamental puck handling skills: stick handling, puck protection and individual offensive tactics. This clinic will give coaches in attendance techniques and fundamentals into teaching these specific skills enhancing the creative and overall skill of the players.

 

Seminar includes 1.5hrs in class and 1hrs of ice

 

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https://ehockey.hockeycanada.ca/ehockey/ClinicDetail.aspx?cid=123238

 

October 23 - Small Area Games

Time 6:00 - 9:00

Location: ECTAS

The Instructional Stream - Small Area Games Clinic will provide coaches with an understanding of what small area games are, outline the developmental benefits of incorporating them into practice and introduce coaches to a variety of different games that they can take back to their teams. This seminar will also touch on the benefits of Small Space Drills and game like scenario drills and how they can translate into success in your weekend games.

Seminar would include 1.5hrs in class and 1hrs of ice

 

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https://ehockey.hockeycanada.ca/ehockey/ClinicDetail.aspx?cid=123239

 

October 30 - Developing Defensemen

 

Time: 6:00 - 9:00

Location: ECTAS

 

The Instructional Stream - Developing Defensemen Clinic will focus on the fundamental skills required of the position: transition skating, escapes and other tactical skating skills, basic breakout and transition habits as well as shooting. This seminar will look to support coaches on creating skilled defensemen in all areas of the ice.

Seminar includes 1.5hrs in class and 1hrs of ice

 

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https://ehockey.hockeycanada.ca/ehockey/ClinicDetail.aspx?cid=123243

 

November 6 - Creating Offense

 

Time: 6:00 - 9:00

Location: ECTAS

 

Scoring goals is at a premium and is harder than ever with the way the game is now played. This seminar will go into different ways that your team can create offense. Topics will include: cycling, entries, puck possession, support, shooting.

Seminar includes 1.25hrs in class with an option of adding 1hr of ice

 

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https://ehockey.hockeycanada.ca/ehockey/ClinicDetail.aspx?cid=123244