HOCKEY
The Hockey curriculum is designed to teach the fundamentals of hockey skating. In four badge levels, skaters will learn how to be more proficient and agile on the ice. Proper skating techniques for the game of hockey are the primary focus of the levels. All elements will be taught without a puck. Skaters will learn the basic hockey stance, stride, knee bend, use of edges and other necessary fundamentals to be successful in hockey practices and game situations. 
Necessary equipment: Hockey skates HECC approved hockey helmet.

SNOWPLOW HOCKEY

Off-ice orientation prior to the first class.

 

 

 

A. A mixture of the Snowplow Sam classes

WED

5:40pm - 6:10pm

AGES  3-6

B. Wear hockey skates

 

 

 

C. start wearing hockey gear to get used to it

SAT

12:45pm - 1:15pm

No hockey geear required for this class. 

 

 

 

HOCKEY 1

A. Falling and recovery.

WED 

 

5:10pm-

 

B. Proper basic hockey stance.

 

5:40pm

 

C. March forward across ice.

 

 

 

D. 2-foot glides & dips.

SAT

10:30am-

 

E. Forward swizzles 4-6.

 

11:30am

 

F. T-push to a 2-foot glide

 

 

 

G. Snowplow stop.

SAT

12:45pm - 1:15pm

 

Bonus skill: front-back and back-front turns

 

 

HOCKEY 2

A. Forward strides using V-push.

 

 

 

B. Forward 1-foot push and glide

 

 

 

C. Forward alternating C-cuts

WED 

5:10pm - 5:40pm

 

D. Backward hustle or march then glide.

 

 

 

E. Backward swizzles 4-6

SAT

10:30am - 11:30am

 

F. Backward alternating C-cuts

 

 

 

G. Moving Snowplow stop.

 

 

 

Bonus skill: Scooting or skateboard push

 

 

HOCKEY 3

A. Lateral crossover march.

 

 

 

B. Forward C-cuts on a circle.

 

 

 

C.Forward outside edges on a circle.

WED 

5:40pm - 6:10pm

 

D. Forward inside edges on a circle.

 

 

 

E. Backward C-cuts on a circle.

SAT

10:30am - 11:30am

 

F. Backward snowplow stop.

 

 

 

G. 1-foot moving snowplow stop.

 

 

 

Bonus skill: Fwd stops and starts.

 

 

HOCKEY 4

A. Quick starts.

 

 

 

B. Backward 1-foot glides R & L.

 

 

 

C. Forward crossover glides.

WED 

5:40pm - 6:10pm

 

D. Backward crossover glides.

 

 

 

E. Forward crossovers.

SAT

10:30am - 11:30am

 

F. Backward crossovers.

 

 

 

G Hockey stops.

 

 

 

Bonus skill: Fwd -bwd Mohawk pivots R & L.

 

 

POWER SKATING 

A. Powerful backward c-cuts.

 

 

 

B. Forward alternating crossovers

 

 

 

C.Backward alternating crossovers.

WED 

5:40pm - 6:10pm

 

D. Forward power hockey turns/tight glide turns.

 

 

 

E. Lateral pivots: forward to backward.

 

 

 

F.  Lateral pivots: Backward to forward. 

 

 

 

G. Fast backward skating with quick backward V stops.

 

 

HOCKEY FUNDAMENTALS

A. Lateral crossover march.

 

 

 

B. Forward C-cuts on a circle.

 

 

 

C.Forward outside edges on a circle.

SAT 

10:30am - 11:30am

 

D. Forward inside edges on a circle.

 

 

 

E. Backward C-cuts on a circle.

 

 

 

F. Backward snowplow stop.

 

 

 

G. 1-foot moving snowplow stop.

 

 

 

Bonus skill: Fwd stops and starts.