Our elite training program at CIH Academy uses the latest techniques to develop players’ skills. Our intensive training regimen includes on-ice practices four to five times per week (depending on the schedule of games), along with off-ice workouts that focus on conditioning and improving both body and mind.
Under the guidance of our coaches and trainers, players at CIH Academy develop the following skills and techniques:
individual offensive skills
team play and systems
passing and variations
stick-handling in a range of directions
speed and agility
attacking the defensive player, triangle attacks, faking, and speed shifts
power-skating using acceleration skating techniques and edge control
receiving and giving body checks
creative thinking using small-area games
STEVA video analysis for individual skills and team play
At our beautiful outdoor campus and in our state-of-the-art fitness centre, players participate in complete off-ice training using the latest techniques to maximize their physical and mental strength.
Our off-ice training integrates:
specific acceleration/deceleration and power systems to promote maximum speed and efficiency on and off the ice
performance fundamentals such as strength and stability, agility and mobility training, stick handling, body awareness training and video analysis feedback
instruction on forming sound nutrition habits
presentations from consultants and guest speakers on the importance of such topics as: food and supplementation; motivation; mental skills training; college vs. junior programs; agent selection; etc.
This comprehensive training program delivers premier hockey development to serious players, preparing them for success in life as well as on the ice.
What an amazing level of improvement I see in our son's overall practice, game, skills and strength. Having on and off ice sessions every day is paying huge dividends.