DEFENCE CAMP

Sunday to Friday Full Day Camp

Your opponent has danced through your line mates. You’re the last player left.  Close your gap. Match his pace… Can you stop him?

Sample Schedule

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The focus of this camp, both on and off the ice, is to teach players the individual skills and tactics required to become a better defensive player and defenceman. A valuable skill-set in today’s game for both a forward and defenceman.

The Defence Camp provides all players (Forwards and Defence), aged 11-15, the opportunity to improve the defensive side of their game, while also enhancing skating agility, mobility and puck skills. Age groupings for this camp will be: 11/12, 13-15.

The on ice focus includes:

  • Explosive skating, agility and lateral mobility
  • High pace dynamic puck control
  • Shooting techniques and shot selection
  • Puck management, passing and pass selection
  • Defensive concepts and IQ training
  • Positional responsibility and gameplay awareness
  • In-Zone battles and defensive responsibilities
  • 7:1 player to instructor ratio
  • End of session game
  • Written evaluation and feedback

2.5 hours of Daily Ice Time | Hockey Specific Dryland | Strength & Cardio Training | Off-Ice Puck Skills Training | Half Day Sunday Registration and Power Skating

 

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Penticton Edmonton Kelowna

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During my three years in Penticton, OHA was influential in my growth as a student, an athlete, and most importantly a person. Their overwhelming support made the city feel like home and the community feel like family. It was truly a first class experience, in an elite program that has prepared me for my time in university and any future endeavors."