Training Methods

We are using

  • Modern knowledge of sports training
  • Czech hockey teaching methods and drills
  • Intensive physical and mental training
  • Experienced and licensed coaches with relevant pedagogical education and long-term practice

Drastically improve your ice hockey skills while being coached by elite Czech Ice Hockey coaches!

On Ice Training

Individual playing skills

Individual playing skills

Forward skating skills

Forward start, side start, side stop, Left and right power turn, Left and right cross over, 360-turns, skating balance, Transition forward and backward skating

Backward skating skills

Backward start, side stop, left and right cross over, 360 turns, skating balance, Transition backward and forward skating

Shooting skills

Wrists shot, Backhand shot, Slap shot, Snap shot

Passing skills

Forehand pass, backhand pass, one-touch pass, saucer pass

 

Puck control skills

Stick handling, puck protection, puck driving, puck pulling, puck pushing, finesse face offs, tipping, rebound

Body Checking

Making and receiving a body-check, safe body-checking, offensive and defensive checking strategy

Team playing skills

Team playing skills

Game situation and drills

  • 1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2
  • Offensive and defensive concepts for forwards and defensemen

Typical Elements of the Czech hockey

"Smart Game", Timing, crossing, breaking to open space, breakout, regrouping, neutral zone transition, rotation in corners, fore-checking, back-checking

Power play and shorthanded situations

5-4, 5-3, 4-3

Team playing skills

Game

  • Controlled and instructional scrimmages
  • Matches 2-2, 3-3, 4-4 in the zone
  • Various on-ice placement nets in the zone
  • Hockey with tennis and soccer balls
  • Soccer on the ice

System

2-1-2, 2-3 Czech left winger back system

Off Ice Training

Drills

Jogging, hand-eye coordination games, stretching, agility development, stamina, quickness, flexibility, coordination, acrobatics, aerobic

Games

Basketball, Floorball, Street hockey, Inline hockey, Soccer, Baseball, Frisbee, Mini-golf, and a variety of other recreational games

Off Ice Training

Weight Room

Circuit training, station training, plyometric, plus modern hockey muscle development techniques.

Class Room

Video review, ice hockey theory, rules and tactics

Mental training

Personal responsibility, teambuilding, self-discipline, motivation