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Skill Development

It takes 10,000 hours or 10,000 repetitions to master a skill. With the ages of 9-12 being the most important for skill acquisition it is during this time period that the skills included in the speciality clinics need to be repeated consistently. (Hockey Canada, 2005)

Don't be lured by programs promising exposure to scouts or coaches, come and be challenged by us. Spring (AAA) and/or 4 on 4 hockey do not correct bad habits or improve your skills. We will develop the individual skills you require to impress coaches, scouts and make YOU a better player!

Power skating:

In order to acquire speed in your stride, our skating clinics focus on:

  • edge control
  • balance
  • agility
  • "quick feet"
  • explosiveness
  • mobility
  • stride
  • strength
  • endurance
We incorporate a variety of originative footwork drills. We demonstrate, correct and encourage every individual in our clinics to perform our drills utilizing proper form and skating techniques.

Please consult the schedule page for available power skating session dates and times.

Stick handling:

Our stick handling clinics offer a wide range of imaginative maneuvers, innovative dekes and stickhandling drills that cater to the beginner as well as to the more advanced player. With the help of "Attack Triangles" and a variety of on-ice props, players can visualize and simulate beating an opponent. Every player has a puck on his/her stick for the entire time spent on the ice. Your confidence level will increase dramatically, and you will become a creative and unpredictable player.

Competitive Edge skating and stick handling skill training
Stanley Cup winner Dan Boyle
from the Tampa Bay Lightning

Coaches at all levels are looking for skilled players who are play makers, control the game and contribute to the team utilizing stick handling. We will help you to become a proficient and prolific stick handler.

A parent was overheard saying; "I thought stick handling was just a natural talent, you either have it or you don't. I was wrong, you really can learn these skills!"

The schedule page lists our skills development sessions. Dates, times and availability.

A year from now you may wish you had started today


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Wall of Fame :
CEHS Alumni Greg Meireles, Nicholas Hamre, Liam Murray, Ethan Wensik, Ben Fanjoy, Ian Johnston Feremy MacFarlane, Martin Frechette

Jonathan Milley, Pembroke Lumber Kings, RBC Cup Champion, Penn State '16

Isabel and Talia Ménard '09 OFSAA and '09 PWHL Gold.

We conduct weekly skills development clinics for the Eastern Ontario Cobras, Gloucester Cumberland Girls Hockey, City of Ottawa Ringette Association and Gloucester Center Minor Hockey Association and numerous Minor Hockey teams in the region.

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