Here is the progressive skill development program for the 2015-16 season with LRYHA:
Powerskating- Including... Stops/ Starts, Quick Starts, The forward stride & Arm Swing,
Crossovers, Edge control, Backwards , Lateral footwork, Pivot, Transitional moves, Skating
Puck Skills- Hand/ Eye Coordination, Passing & Receiving, Stickhandling, Puck Protection and
1 on 1 moves.
Shooting: Players will be taken through with detailed instruction all types of shots including,
Wrist, Snap, Slap, Backhand, Rebound/ Net chances, 1-timers and more.
Battle Month- Practicing 1 on 1's, 2 on 2's, small area puck protection and more.
Team Concepts- Angling, Cycling, Odd Man situations, Regroups and transitions.
* Last night of the program will feature "NHL- Style" Skills Competition.
Each session will feature an opening warmup (5-12minutes), instruction, training & drills (20-
35minutes) fun & games (10-12minutes), and the sessions will be Age- appropriate and
uptempo, with the focus on a large amount of repetitions, activity, and FUN.