Jets Hockey Development is pleased to offer a pre-season AAA Body Checking Session for all 2006 born players trying out for AAA this season. With Body Checking coming into the game this year, Winnipeg AAA Hockey has recognized the importance of helping players become more comfortable both giving and receiving checks.
The goal of this session is to help players learn important concepts when giving checks and to help players reduce the risk of injury when receiving checks. Players trying out for Bantam 2 AAA must register for one of eight Thursday sessions to work through the options below. This is a teaching session to allow players to build confidence as they get into games with contact at the AAA level.
Session will cover:
|Giving Checks||Receiving Checks|
|Keeping Hands & Elbows Down||Keeping Feet Moving When Receiving Hits|
|Wide Base for Support||Absorbing Checks (using the boards)|
|Using Your Legs||Recognizing Space|
|Stick Position (separating man from puck)||Understanding Dangerous Positions|
|Keeping Good Position After Check||Fighting Through Checks|
Dates: Thursdays (July 4-August 22)
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m
Location: Bell MTS Iceplex
Players: 20 skaters per session
Age: Born in 2006
Cost: $35 plus tax
Registration can be completed online by clicking here (all programs listed on left side of page).
Players can pick which Thursday works best for them keeping in mind that space is limited, and sessions will be filled on a first come first serve basis.
For more information, contact Dave Cameron at 204-926-5876 or firstname.lastname@example.org