YOUTH DEVELOPMENT 1
Suitable for beginners U-9.
This is where a strong foundation is built to allow our students to progress onto higher levels of play. All of the basic movements of the goaltender will be covered. Having strong fundamentals will allow the goalie to change and adapt as the game around them change.
Max 12 goalies per half ice.
Small groups of 4 goalies.
Full Day Camp 8am-4pm (Approximate)
Two Ice sessions per day (AM & PM)
A minimum of 13.75 hours of on ice training each week
Low student/instructor ratio
Power skating & Crease Movement program created for goalies and incorporated daily
Puck shooting machine along with quality shooters
Unparalleled dryland training program created for goalies and incorporated daily
Classroom sessions including goal planning, mental toughness and visual training
Gold in the Net goalie cut jersey
Each student take home a personal DVD/USB of their performance
Achievement Awards – 3+ Year Students
Die Hard Award (given to hardest working goalie who best exemplifies the GITN student)
Shootout Award – Friday afternoons.
AN AVERAGE DAY
Instructor-to-student ratio is 2 to 1 with a maximum count of 8 goalies per half ice.
First ice-time will be 75 minutes in length that will contain Power Skating for goalies, lessons on Technique as well as Perfecting Movements.
Dryland session each day will be 60 minutes in length specially designed for postural and restorative exercises to improve core strength and mobility.
DVD sessions will be 30 minutes in length where the students will watch one of the 10 volumes each day. These DVDs are also available to be purchased during the camp or on line.
Second ice-time is 90 minutes in length and will combine everything that they have learnt during the morning session and put it into a practical by having situational drills using a puck machine as well as shooters. Each student will be filmed and critiqued by the instructor for the take home student DVD.
Lectures will be 60 minutes in length and range from a wide variety of topics that may include Forward Motion, Successful Tryouts, Confidence, Being a Number One Goalie, Mental Training 101, Understanding the Butterfly, and Nutritional lecture.