Aurora Elite Boys Hockey Camps July 2017

We are hosting 2 weeks this year!

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Tara McKay

Elite Level Skating Coach for Gary Roberts High Performance Training and former National level player. Extensive experience in skating and hockey development from youth to PRO levels.

Tara is well known in the area for her excellent instruction and effective programs.

Head Instructors:

Richard Kearns: Head Instructor for Tara McKay’s programs and instructor for Gary Roberts High Performance Training, former Junior A and AAA coach, CIS and OHL player, Police Officer. Extensive experience teaching and coaching hockey.

Joe Foote: Head Instructor for Tara McKay’s programs and Gary Roberts High Performance Training, High Performance 1 Coach, Head Hockey Coach St. Andrew’s College U16A (Minor Midget/Major Bantam) Varsity, Physical Education Teacher and Department Head St. Andrew’s College. Extensive experience teaching and coaching hockey and teaching boys.

Jeff Corbett: Former 5 year player in the OHL as Assistant Captain for Sudbury Wolves. Current defenseman is the CIS for Brock Badgers. Jeff is an excellent technical skater and has worked with Tara for the past 3 years in a lead role.

Todd Winder: Captain and leading scorer of Newmarket Hurricanes Jr. A 2016-2017. Committed to University of Guelph CIS hockey. Todd is a great leader and teacher. He loves sharing his passion for hockey with the kids and growing the game.

WEEK #1

When: July 31-Aug 4, 2017
Where: Aurora Stronach Community Centre
Cost: 
$450.00 + HST

Groups:

REP A-AAA players only: 2010/2009/2008 (Tyke/ Novice/ Minor Atom) FULL

REP A-AAA players only: 2007/2006/2005 (Atom/ Minor Pee Wee/ Pee Wee) Few spots remaining.

Tara’s Elite Boys Summer Camp Week #1 is designed for players competing at the A, AA and AAA levels. Players should already have a strong foundation for their respective ages. The camp will provide players with professional power skating and skills instruction. The camp will demand that players are hardworking and focused. We will provide a motivating, fun atmosphere while they improve their skills.


WEEK #2

When: Aug 8-11, 2017
Where: Aurora Stronach Community Centre
Cost: 
$360.00 + HST

Groups:

REP AA-AAA players only: 2009/2008/2007 (Novice/ Minor Atom/ Atom) FULL

REP AA-AAA players only: 2006/2005/2004 (Minor Pee Wee/ Pee Wee/ Minor Bantam) FULL

NOTE: This session is currently full. I am accepting waiting list submissions for this session. Another session may be added. Please email me if you are interested and provide birth year and level of play

Tara’s Elite Boys Summer Camp Week #2 is designed for players competing at the AA and AAA levels. Players must provide name of current team playing for to indicate they are playing AA or AAA.  The camp will provide players with professional power skating and skills instruction. The camp will demand that players are hardworking and focused. We will provide a motivating, fun atmosphere while they improve their skills.

Schedule for Week 1 and 2

 

Group OneActivityGroup TwoActivity
9:00-9:30amDynamic Warm Up/Team Game9:00-10:30amDry Land
10:00-11:20amOn-Ice10:30-11:00amSnack Break
11:30-12:00pmDynamic Stretch/Team Game11:30-12:50pmOn-Ice
12:00-12:30pmLunch1:00-1:30pmLunch
1:00-2:20pmOn-Ice1:30-2:00pmDynamic Stretch/Team Game
2:45-3:45pmDry Land2:30-3:50pmOn-Ice
Note; Swimming will be offered for some Dry Land Sessions. Players will be advised of their swim day on day #1 of camp.

On-Ice Program:

Power Skating

  • Stride improvement: power position, correcting body mechanics, balance and stability, speed, endurance, power, edge control
  • Agility, Speed and Power: quick feet, transition skating/pivoting, lateral skating, turning, edge control, explosive start and stops, crossovers, acceleration.

Technical Skill Development

  • Puck Handling: puck control, agility skating with puck, acceleration and maintaining speed with puck, lateral movement with puck, transition skating with puck, power turns with puck, soft hands, passing, deking and deceptive moves.
  • Shooting: proper technique, wrist shot, backhand shot, slap shot, snap shot, establishing power, scoring tips, tipping, and rebounds.
  • Passing: proper technique, control, accuracy, timing

Off-Ice Program:

  • Stick Handling and Shooting Circuit
  • Explosive Power and Strength Circuit
  • Speed, Agility and Reaction Circuit
  • Stretching and Dynamic Warm Up
  • Team Games: European handball, Flag Football,
  • Ball Hockey, Team Building Activities
  • Swimming (*we will inform participants of their swimming times on day #1 of the camp)

What to Bring:

  • Full hockey equipment
  • Ensure skates are sharpened
  • Extra Stick for OFF ICE training
  • Water bottle for on-ice & off-ice
  • Nutritious lunch, and snacks for morning and afternoon
  • T-shirt, socks, shorts, running shoes, hat for off-ice training
  • Sunscreen and/or long sleeve shirt for off-ice sessions
  • Light rain jacket (we will not train outside if it is pouring rain but we will go outside in the case of light rain or rain showers without lightening)
  • Extra under gear for 2nd ice session
  • Swim suit for swim days (players will be advised of their swim day on day #1 of camp)
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About Tara

 
Tara McKay is a member of the team for Gary Roberts High Performance Training (GRHPT). Tara is the Power Skating Coach for Gary’s off-season training program for ELITE level and PRO players. Learn more.

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