2023 U-15/18 Checking Camp

May 1/23 - June 1/23



CAMP INFORMATION : Checking Camp / Pro Power Skating and Development

May 1/23 to June 1/23 (24 skaters per session)
ARENA: Meadows and Millwoods*
PRICE: $375+gst
ICE TIMES:  715pm to 815pm Week Nights
Dates: May 1,4,8,11,15,18,23,25, June 1  ( 9 -1hr Sessions )
*This camp is Intertwined in with Pro Power Skating / Positional Development Camp U-15/18 
The U-15/18 will be working on a 20/20/20 Ice time schedule this means
20 Minutes of Pro Power Skating
20 Minutes of Specific Positional Skating ( Defensive specifics and Forward specifics with pucks) 
20 Minutes of Checking Skills ( Balance,Strength,body positioning and Safety)

Some of the techniques explored in this camp will be as follows:

  • Respect for Contact and Safety of participants and opponents
  • Protecting Yourself in open ice and along the boards
  • Evasive Skating Techniques to escape or spin off checks
  • Pursuit Angles and Pinning Techniques to manage and steer opponents
  • Stick Control and Stick Checks to take away lanes, time and space with stick on puck
  • Open Ice Contact - timing and proper body and stick position
  • Defensive Contact Tactics - receiving body after retrieval and bump pass
  • Hip Checks
  • Contact Along the Boards and Puck Protection

UEH will then let players explore these techniques with controlled drills to ensure the safety of the players, meanwhile the UEH coaches are analyzing and correcting any nuances that any player is exhibiting. Exposing players to these vulnerabilities in a controlled, inclusive, safe environment will help create confidence that will transition from practice to game. UEH looks forward to helping your athlete with their athletic journey!