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Hockey Camps & Clinics

NO SCHOOL! NO PROBLEM! Ion ITC runs hockey and fun camps on each day LCPS is out!
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Join Ion’s Director of Goaltending and his elite staff for two days of intense training on and off the ice dedicated to goalies only!

Tuesday 12/22:

6:20 – 7:20pm: On-Ice Session 1

7:45 – 8:00pm: Off-Ice Presentation with Coach Dan Keyes

8:20 – 9:20pm: On-Ice Session 2

Wednesday 12/23:

6:10 – 7:10pm: On-Ice Session 3

7:30 – 8:00pm: Goalie-specific off-ice workout

8:30 – 9:30pm: On-Ice Session 4

Camp Cost: $225

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No Refunds or Make-ups!

Join Loudoun Knights Hockey Director Chris Caravelli and members of the Loudoun Hockey Academy and Loudoun Knights coaching staff for two days of FUNdamental Skill Training.  Open to all Loudoun Knight and Loudoun Castles players, along with others in the area. 

Saturday 12/26:

6U/8U (8:00 - 9:30am

10/12U (9:40 - 11:10am)

14U and Up (11:20am - 12:50pm)

Curriculum:

- Stride Mechanics (Forward/Backward)

- Inside edges (Forward/Backward)

- Stops/Starts (Forward/Backward)

- Stick handling (Forward/Backward)

- Games

Sunday 12/27:

6U/8U (8:00 - 9:30am

10/12U (9:40 - 11:10am)

14U and Up (11:20am - 12:50pm)

Curriculum:

- Outside Edges (Forward/Backward)

- Crossovers / overspeed (Forward/Backward)

- Dekes / Puck Protection

- Passing

- Games

Camp Cost: $150 or with a $100 purchase at the ProShop $75

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No Refunds or Make-ups!

Ion Presents the Doug Shepherd High Performance Camp

Monday 12/21:
12:50 – 2:00pm: 12U and 10U Select
2:10 – 3:20pm: 14U and 15P
5:00 – 6:10pm: 16 and Up
6:30 – 7:00pm: Parent Hot Stove
Tuesday 12/22:
4:00 – 5:00pm: 12U and 10U Select
5:10 – 6:10pm: 14U and 15P
7:30 – 8:30pm: 16 and Up
8:40 – 9:40pm: On-Ice Coaches Symposium
Wednesday 12/23:
8:30 – 9:50am: 12U and 10U Select
10:00 – 11:20am: 14U and 15P

2:10 – 3:40pm: 16 and Up

TechniquePowerSpeed.  This carefully designed hockey skating program focuses on proper skating technique, power, and speed.  Components include stride length development, push angle and recovery, inside and outside edge control, overall quickness, and transition skating.  Players will experience the value of and effectiveness of overspeed and resistance training.  Program also includes individual puck skills focusing on speed and creativity with the puck.

Doug Shepherd is a professional hockey skating and development coach.  A graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and former Assistant Captain of the RPI Men’s Hockey Team, Doug enjoyed a productive career at both the NCAA Div. I and Minor Professional level.  Doug worked in player development roles for the Winnipeg Jets, Manitoba Moose (AHL), and the University of Prince Edward Island.  Doug is currently a certified NHLPA Player Agent with Achieve Sports Management.  He has worked with McQuaid (Boston Bruins), Dion Phaneuf (Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs) and Sidney Crosby (Pittsburgh Penguins) as a skating coach.  Doug has helped several players from Northern Virginia reach the junior and college hockey ranks.  He is joining Ion this holiday season to share that knowledge and experience with you.

Camp includes a Parent Hot Stove session with Doug Shepard and Craig Desjarlais to discuss the “Hockey Advancement Path” with parents and players. What are the options to play junior and college hockey?  How do I get there?  Doug and his team will discuss these ideas and present real-world scenarios players can use to forge their own development path.

The camp also includes a coaches symposium on ice with a power skating demo.  This session is available to all area coaches and will provide a host of skating-specific drills they can use with their own teams.

Based  on the nature of this camp, groups limited to 25 skaters per session, and restricted to AAA and Select AA players.

Camp Cost: $265

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No Refunds or Make-ups!

Ion Youth Skills Competition

Think you’re top dog in your age group?  Come find out.  All youth players from the area are invited to participate in an NHL-style skills competition, plus an off-ice component to test your physical abilities.  Players will compete in fastest skater, hardest shot, and accuracy competitions on the ice, and agility, vertical jump, and strength tests off the ice among other players in their age group.  We will crown Top Dog in each age group with a special prize, and every player will receive their test results to see how they stack up.

Wednesday 12/23:

8U/10U:         5:40 – 6:40pm (On-Ice)

                        7:00 – 8:00pm (Off-Ice)

12U/14U:       6:50 – 7:50pm (On-Ice)

                        8:15 – 9:15pm (Off-Ice)

15P/16U/18U:           8:00 – 9:00pm (On-Ice)

                                    9:20 – 10:20pm (Off-Ice)

Cost: $25/player

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No Refunds or Make-ups!

New Year’s Eve 3-v-3 Adult Pond Tournament

Two divisions: 18 – 39 and 40+

6-person teams

Pond-style games (half-ice, pond nets, no lines, no goalies)

20-minute running clock games

4-game minimum

Playoffs include semi-finals and championship game

Jerseys Included

Cost = $350/team (but see below)

Event subject to registration (registration cutoff 12/15)

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Power Skating with Olympians

Saturday 12/26
12 and Under       4:30 – 5:30pm
13 and Up               5:40 – 6:40pm
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