Camp Locations & Times
Nanaimo – July 8 and 9, 2023
Nanaimo Ice Centre
Group A - U11 & U13
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Ice
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Ice
8:45 am – 9:45 am Ice
10:00 am – 11:00 am Ice
Group B - U15 & U18
5:15 pm – 6:15 pm – Ice
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm – Ice
11:15 pm – 12:15 pm – Ice
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm – Ice
Zoom sessions (both groups):
July 7- 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm
July 8 – 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm
Zoom session on your home computer
Playing defence on a team is a very specialized position with specific skills that coaches seldom get to work on. Being a defenseman is one of the most challenging positions to master. You can work on defenseman skills at this camp to improve your skating, puck handling, passing, shooting, and defending skills. You don’t have to be a defenseman to attend this camp. Forwards that want to improve their defensive skills will also benefit. Our classroom will cover some on-ice skills and drills, mental training, and character-building lessons. Attending this camp will bring out your passion and desire for you to be an effective top defenseman.
What You'll Learn
- You will learn advanced backward skating
- You will learn Pivots – forward to backward, backward to forward
- You will learn Agility and foot speed
Defensemen Puck handling and Passing
- You will learn Backward and forward Puck handling
- You will learn Puck Retrieval for a breakout.
- You will learn to make the first pass for break out Defensemen Shooting
- You will learn the Slap Shot Shooting from the point
- You will learn how to take one-timer Slap shots.
Defensive Play for the Defensemen
Defending the one-on-one: a) in the corners and b) on the rush.
Zoom Seminar Curriculum
- Video Game clips illustrating various defensemen skills.
- Inspirational stories.
- Learn Mental Training techniques, including Goal setting & more.
Cost to Attend
February 20, 2023
May 1, 2023
May 1, 2023
GOALIES WELCOME TO ATTEND AT DISCOUNTED RATE: full camp fee: $125.
Group Discount Rate:
- Organize a group of five players or more (teammates, friends, siblings, etc.) and receive a $50.00 discount.
- Contact people not yet registered and send them this link: www.coachenio.com.
- Assign a parent who can communicate with us as the primary contact.
- Give your group a name (Smith Group).
- Please email us a list of players with their emails under the group name (you need 5 to start and add).
- We will send your parent contact a PROMO CODE. The families then register using the PROMO CODE.