2019 Spring High Performance Skating

Weekly Spring High Performance Skating

The program focus is on skating technique and skating mechanics including, edge work, transition skating, lateral movement/pivoting, stride, various starts and first step quickness, speed and power development. There will also be a skills component which will include agility drills that will combine stick handling and skating skills with a focus on agility, quick feet, pivoting, lateral movement, acceleration, movement in tight spaces, and various skating/puck control postures and techniques.

The spring program is designed for players that are looking to improve their technique and fundamental skills in the off-season. There is an ELITE program for AAA players and players in OHL, CIS, Major Junior and players exiting Minor Midget AAA looking to move onto the next level.

All Sessions INSTRUCTED BY TARA. In addition, there will be other highly skilled and qualified instructors (additional instructors will vary depending on the program) but includes Richard Kearns, Jeff Corbett, Brendan Bell and Todd Winder.  All instructors have OHL/CIS experience and extensive experience working with Tara in her programs.

*Please note* we will abide strictly on groupings and players must register for their current playing level.

SARC: Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex, ACC: Aurora Community Centre,

AFLC: Aurora Family Leisure Complex BARN: 17299 Kennedy Road Stouffville

Players must be accepted and at appropriate level. Acceptance will be confirmed via email after registration is received. Spaces are limited. Players must register for their own age group.

Wednesdays
GroupLocation, Dates & TimesCost
2011/2010

A/AA/AAA
BARN - 6-7 pm
May 8, 15, 22. 29 June 5, 12
REGISTRATION CLOSED

$240 (includes HST)
2009/2008

A/AA/AAA
BARN - 7-8 pm
May 8, 15, 22. 29 June 5, 12
REGISTRATION CLOSED

$240 (includes HST)
2007/2006/2005

A/AA/AAA
BARN - 8-9 pm
May 8, 15, 22. 29 June 5, 12
REGISTRATION CLOSED

$240 (includes HST)
Sundays
GroupLocation, Dates & TimesCost
2011/2010/2009

Intermediate Level–HL,

Select, MD
ACC - 9-10 am
May 12, 26 June 2, 9, 16
REGISTRATION CLOSED

$200 (includes HST)
2008/2007/2006

ELITE AAA
ACC - 10-11 am
May 12, 26 June 2, 9, 16
REGISTRATION CLOSED

$200 (includes HST)
2005/2004/2003

ELITE AAA
ACC - 11 am - 12 noon
May 12, 26 June 2, 9, 16
REGISTRATION CLOSED

$200 (includes HST)

Please contact Tara directly for Elite availability at taramckay71@gmail.com
Friday ELITE
GroupLocation, Dates & TimesCost
ELITE #1

OHL, CIS, NCAA
Major Junior ONLY
ACC - 6:00-7:00 pm - May 10, 17

AFLC - 5:00-6:00 pm - May 24, 31

AFLC - 6:00-7:00 pm - June 7, 14, 21
REGISTRATION CLOSED

$350 (includes HST)
ELITE #2

OHL, CIS, NCAA
Major Junior ONLY
ACC - 7:00-8:00 pm - May 10, 17

AFLC - 6:00-7:00 pm - May 24, 31

AFLC - 7:00-8:00 pm - June 7, 14, 21
REGISTRATION CLOSED

$350 (includes HST)
ELITE #3

2004/2003 &
Midget AAA
ACC - 8:00-9:00 pm - May 10, 17

AFLC - 7:00-8:00 pm - May 24, 31

AFLC - 8:00-9:00 pm - June 7, 14, 21
REGISTRATION CLOSED

$350 (includes HST)

Wednesday ELITE
GroupLocation, Dates & TimesCost
OHL, CIS, NCAA
Major Junior, Midget AAA
AFLC - 2:00-3:00 pm

April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, June 5, 12
Register now

$400 (includes HST)

Monday ELITE
GroupLocation, Dates & TimesCost
OHL, CIS, NCAA
Major Junior, Midget AAA
AFLC - 4:00-5:00 pm - May 27

SARC - 4:00-5:00 pm - June 3, 10, 17
Register now

$200 (includes HST)

Puck Handling Skills

The program focus is on a combination of skills with a primary focus on all puck handling skills along with skating positions and technique will including edge work, transition skating, lateral movement/pivoting and agility.

This session will be overseen by TARA but will be run by Tara’s lead instructors Jeff Corbett, Brenden Bell, Todd Winder and/or Richard Kearns. All instructors have OHL/CIS experience and extensive experience working with Tara in her programs.

*Groups and skills stations will be divided by age and skill level within in each session

Thursdays
GroupLocation, Dates & TimesCost
2010/2009

A/AA/AAA
BARN - 5:30-6:30 pm

May 9, 16, 23, 30 June 6, 13
Register now

$240 (includes HST)
2008/2007/2006

AA/AAA
BARN - 6:30-7:30 pm

May 9, 16, 23, 30 June 6, 13
REGISTRATION CLOSED

$240 (includes HST)
2005/2004

AA/AAA
BARN - 7:30-8:30 pm
May 9, 16, 23, 30 June 6, 13
REGISTRATION CLOSED

$240 (includes HST)

 

 

 

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