2021 Camp Dates Coming Soon
OUR MINI CAMPS ARE RUN OVER 2-3 DAYS AT OUR OKANAGAN BASE IN SWINDON. THESE SHORTER CAMPS ARE PERFECT FOR EACH PLAYER TO GAIN ADDITIONAL IN-SEASON DEVELOPMENT IN ALL AREAS.
Here at OHS UK we offer professionally designed programmes during the course of the season; our Shooter & Scorers Programme and Battle and compete Camp – see below for details of current course content.
We are sure you will benefit from our years of experience and our professional staff of hockey experts look forward to helping each of our young players to further improve their hockey skills and have fun.
SHOOTERS, SCORERS AND GOALIE CAMP
Our Shooters, Scorers and Goalie Camp cater for players from 4 – 16. This camp consists of 2 integrated programmes that are a perfect match for each other and a player’s development. This programme is aimed at developing individual skills as well the technical skills of our all participants.
The Shooters, Scorers and Goalie programme will teach each participant numerous shooting and scoring skills.
The specific Integrated Goalie programme will cater for goaltenders on and off the ice throughout the camp. This camp is the perfect environment for a goalie to develop their skills in the many different situations that occur in the game of hockey.
The emphasis on specific instructional camps has become vital to the success of hockey players at all levels. The focus of the Shooting, Scoring and Goalie Camp is to provide goalies, defenseman and forwards alike with an all-around exposure to the tools necessary to advance their shooting, scoring and goaltending skills.
Both these programmes are designed for players who have good basic hockey skills.
- Good basic hockey skills
- Playing at Under 9 to Under 15
- 2.5 hours on the ice each full day, 1.5 hours on half day
SPECIFIC SHOT INSTRUCTION INCLUDING:
- Shooting balance and positioning
- Hand-eye coordination
- Screens, tip-ins, deflections
- Shooting accuracy
- Goaltender anticipation
- Advanced power skating (focused on shooting in stride)
HIGHLIGHTS FOR GOALIES INCLUDE:
FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS:
- Stance, angles and depth
- Save technique and rebound control
- Learning to move with speed, power and control
- Goalie specific stretching techniques
OFF-ICE PROGRAMME INCLUDES:
- Daily strength and conditioning
- Speed, agility and quickness
- Sports session
DAILY SKILLS CENTRE TRAINING:
- Developing power
- Quick release
- Tennis Ball machine work for goalies
BATTLE AND COMPETE CAMP
THE PUCK GOES INTO THE CORNER, AND YOU CHASE IT. YOU’VE GOT THE WILL – BUT DO YOU HAVE THE SKILL?
Designed for players from 4-16 years of age the Battle and Compete Camp will push players to compete at a higher level and to become more comfortable with body contact and physical engagement type drills. Players will learn how to utilise their bodies to win the 1 on 1 battle, races for loose pucks, puck protection and wall play.
THE ON ICE COMPONENT OF THE CAMP IS FOCUSED ON:
- Engagement drills
- Small area games
- Battle and competing skills
- Puck protection
- Respect for your opponent
- 7:1 player to instructor ratio
- Cycling concepts
- Correct body checking/receiving skills
- 2.5 hours on ice each full day, 1.5 hours on half day
OFF-ICE PROGRAMME – SKILL CENTRE SESSIONS
DAILY SKILLS TRAINING FOCUSED ON:
- Puck control
- Stick handling