PS 201 – Intro
9 yrs – AAA, AA, A , 10 yrs - AA, 11 yrs – A, 12 yrs, A & HL
Power Skating 201 builds on the core skills learned in 101 by introducing speed and power. Specifically, we teach the following skills at higher speed: stops and starts, forward strides and crossovers, tight glide/U-turns, figure 8s, backward crossovers and stride, quick turns and smooth pivots.
Please Note: This level is open to all players from A-AAA because we work on personal skill building. As a result, progress is tracked on an individual basis.
With the goal of building the foundation for technically correct skating ability, we REVIEW the following core skills:
- Forward Strides with and without the puck
- Backward stride with and without the puck
- Stops with and without the puck
We focus our core coaching on:
- Forward Inside and outside Edges
- Forward Crossovers
- Figure 8’s
- Fast starts
- Backward crossovers
- Pivots , Turns, transitions
The following skills must be mastered:
- Forward Inside and outside edges
- Forward cross overs,
- Figure 8’s - forwards
Players often repeat this session 3-5 times to achieve mastery before moving on to Power Skating 301.