The program focus is on a combination of skills with a primary focus on skating, puck handling, and shooting. Skating technique will include edge work, transition skating, lateral movement/pivoting, acceleration and stride. The skills component will include agility skating with the puck, various puck handling techniques, movement in tight spaces with puck, movement in open ice with puck, transitional skating with puck and creative moves. There will also be a shooting component for all shot selections.
The summer program is designed for players of A-AAA level that are looking to improve and keep up their skills in the off-season.
We are looking for goalies to attend our summer camp for all groups for both week #1 and week #2.
No charge if attending on-ice only and accompanied by parents.
Half price if attending the full day program.
Please contact Tara via email at email@example.com to secure a goalie spot.
Elite Level Skating Coach for Gary Roberts High Performance Training and former National level player. Extensive experience in skating and hockey development from youth to PRO levels.
Tara is well known in the area for her excellent instruction and effective programs.
This session will be overseen by TARA but will be run by Jeff Corbett, Brenden Bell and Todd Winder.
Richard Kearns: Head Instructor for Tara McKay’s programs and instructor for Gary Roberts High Performance Training, former Junior A and AAA coach, CIS and OHL player, Police Officer. Extensive experience teaching and coaching hockey.
Joe Foote: Head Instructor for Tara McKay’s programs and Gary Roberts High Performance Training, High Performance 1 Coach, Head Hockey Coach St. Andrew’s College U16A (Minor Midget/Major Bantam) Varsity, AAA Hockey Coach, Physical Education Teacher and Department Head St. Andrew’s College. Extensive experience teaching and coaching hockey and teaching boys.
Jeff Corbett: Former 5 year player in the OHL as Assistant Captain for Sudbury Wolves. Current defenseman is the CIS for Brock Badgers. Jeff is an excellent technical skater and has worked with Tara for the past 4 years in a lead role.
Todd Winder: University of Guelph CIS hockey 1st place team, CIS Rookie of the Year, leading scorer for Guleph and lead entire OUA West in points for 2017-2018 season. Captain and leading scorer of Newmarket Hurricanes Jr. A 2016-2017. Todd is a great leader and teacher. He loves sharing his passion for hockey with the kids and growing the game.
When: July 30-Aug 3, 2018
Where: Aurora Stronach Community Centre
Cost: $450.00 + HST
REP A-AAA players only: 2011/2010/2009 (Tyke/ Novice/ Minor Atom) REGISTRATION CLOSED
REP A-AAA players only: 2008/2007/2006 (Atom/ Minor Pee Wee/ Pee Wee) REGISTRATION CLOSED
Tara’s Elite Boys Summer Camp Week #1 is designed for players competing at the A, AA and AAA levels. Players should already have a strong foundation for their respective ages. The camp will provide players with professional power skating and skills instruction. The camp will demand that players are hardworking and focused. We will provide a motivating, fun atmosphere while they improve their skills.
When: Aug 7-10, 2018
Where: Aurora Stronach Community Centre
Cost: $360.00 + HST
REP AA-AAA players only: 2010/2009/2008 (Novice/ Minor Atom/ Atom) REGISTRATION CLOSED
REP AA-AAA players only: 2007/2006/2005 (Minor Pee Wee/ Pee Wee/ Minor Bantam) REGISTRATION CLOSED
Tara’s Elite Boys Summer Camp Week #2 is designed for players competing at the AA and AAA levels. Players must provide name of current team playing for to indicate they are playing AA or AAA. The camp will provide players with professional power skating and skills instruction. The camp will demand that players are hardworking and focused. We will provide a motivating, fun atmosphere while they improve their skills.
|Group One||Activity||Group Two||Activity|
|9:00-9:30am||Dynamic Warm Up/Team Game||9:00-10:30am||Dry Land|
|11:30-12:00pm||Dynamic Stretch/Team Game||11:30-12:50pm||On-Ice|
|1:00-2:20pm||On-Ice||1:30-2:00pm||Dynamic Stretch/Team Game|
|Note; Swimming will be offered for some Dry Land Sessions. Players will be advised of their swim day on day #1 of camp.|
Technical Skill Development