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Advanced Power Skating

Description: Elevate your skating abilities with Advanced Powerskating. This intense program is tailored for elite players, focused on honing glide, speed, power, balance, and agility for seamless on-ice dominance and next-level performance.

Lead Coaches: Francois Methot, David Powlowski, Alyssa Sleasman Age Group: 2010 - 2015 Level: AAA

This program will focus on advanced skating techniques in the following areas:

  • Linear & Lateral Speed & Power
  • Balance
  • Small Area Agility
  • Glide
  • Acceleration & Top Speed

Limited to 30 skaters per session

Advanced Power Skating

2010-15 Birth Years
Monday, 7/1/24 - 7:00 pm
Monday, 7/8/24 - 7:00 pm
Monday, 7/15/24 - 7:00 pm
Monday, 7/22/24 - 7:00 pm
Monday, 7/29/24 - 7:00 pm

ADVANCED OFFENSIVE SKILLS (AA/AAA)

Our advanced hockey program sharpens goal scoring techniques, puck protection, deceptive moves, and precise passing skills. Players master puck handling and support strategies, equipping them with the arsenal to dominate on offense. Elevate your game to new heights and become a force on the ice with our comprehensive training regimen.

  • Lead Coaches: Francois Methot, David Powlowski, Alyssa Sleasman, Alex Pommerville
  • Age Group: 2009 – 2012
  • Level: AA/AAA
  • Total Sessions: 5
  • Sessions Times: 8:15 pm

Skills Covered

  • Scoring Technique
  • Puck Protection
  • Shooting Skills
  • Deception
  • Passing Skills

Advanced Offensive Skills (AA/AAA)

2009-12 Birth Years
Monday, 7/1/24 - 8:15 pm
Monday, 7/8/24 - 8:15 pm
Monday, 7/15/24 - 8:15 pm
Monday, 7/22/24 - 8:15 pm
Monday, 7/29/24 - 8:15 pm

DEFENSEMEN CLINIC

Refine your game with our specialized program tailored for defensemen. Enhance skating, puck handling, and defensive prowess in varied scenarios. Master blue line techniques, precise puck retrieval, and shooting skills. Ideal for defensemen seeking comprehensive position-specific training.

Lead Coaches: Francois Methot, David Powlowski, Alyssa Sleasman, Alex Pommerville
Age Group: 2009 - 2015
Level: AA/AAA
Session Times: 6-7 pm

Skills Covered

  • Defensive Habits
  • Stick Positioning & Stick Detail
  • Backwards Skating
  • Puck Retrievals
  • OZ Blue Line

DEFENSEMEN CLINIC

2009-15 Birth Years
Tuesday, 7/2/24 - 6:00 pm
Tuesday, 7/9/24 - 6:00 pm
Tuesday, 7/16/24 - 6:00 pm
Thursday, 7/25/24 - 6:00 pm

Register HERE.

HIGH SCHOOL PREP SUMMER SKILLS

These summer sessions are designed to build, enhance, and boost player skills and performance levels by forming and re-enforcing positive habits within the framework of a College level summer training program.

The sessions will be progressive and focus on improving skating, puck skills, awareness levels, and game processing speed. The atmosphere will be up-tempo, high paced, competitive, and fun. Sessions are planned in advance and ice time will be utilized to ensure quality training and physical conditioning of each player.

• Skating & Mechanics (strength, power, explosion, over-speed, agility, balance & edges)

• Skill work & Mechanics (advanced puck handling, passing, shooting & deception)

• Individual battle skills

• College level small area flow drills

• Fun, competitive games & Game Days (variety of small area and full ice games)

The program will keep players on the ice and in shape for summer showcases and get them in top performing condition as they enter their respective team’s fall training camps. You will be prepared when your season begins!

Lead Coaches: Run by Jimmy DiLiberto
Fairport Hockey Assistant: 2021-Present
Rochester Jr. Americans: Head Coach
Canisius ACHA Hockey: 2015-2018
Aquinas Hockey: 2011-2014
 

Age Group: HS Age 13-18
Level: All
Session Times: Vary

HS Summer Prep

13-18 Years Old
Wednesday, 6/19 - 7:15pm
Monday, 6/24 - 7:15 pm
Wednesday, 6/26 - 7:15pm
Monday, 7/1 - 6:45pm
Wednesday, 7/3 - 8:00pm
Tuesday, 7/9 - 8:15pm
Thursday, 7/11 - 8:15pm
Tuesday, 7/16 - 7:30pm
Thursday, 7/18 - 7:30pm
Tuesday, 7/23 - 8:20pm
Thursday, 7/25 - 7:30pm
Tuesday, 7/30 - 8:20pm
Thursday, 8/1 - 7:30pm

HOLIDAY CLINICS

Veteran's Day Clinics

Monday, November 11, 2024


This clinic use Methot Skills training methods and equipment that replicate game pressure situations to prepare players with proven, game-transferable skills. By focusing on the key fundamentals of skating, stick handling, passing and shooting each player internalize the proper techniques that will enable to elevate their game.

2016s-2018s – 9:00am-9:50am
2012s-2015s – 10:00am-11:05am
2008s-2011s - 11:15am-12:20pm

Cost: $30 per session

Christmas Break Clinic

December 23rd, 26th, and 27th, 2024

 

2016s-2018s – 9am-9:50am
2012s-2015s – 10:00am-11:05am
2008-2011s – 11:15am-12:20pm

These clinics are geared for players that are striving to reach their full potential. Coach Methot’s unique approach has brought success to countless players at the highest levels. By constantly pushing the training methods boundaries, every player that trains with him will be exposed to the newest techniques that are used in today’s game.

These clinics will focus on specific skills which include:

  • Skating (Edges, Quickness, Agility, Speed, Power)
  • Puck Possession (Stick Handling, Passing, Deception, Protection)
  • Shooting (Release, Deception, Changing the Angle, Tactics)
  • Hockey IQ and Compete (Small area games, Battling)

Cost: $80 or $30 per day Walk-On (Limited options for Walk-on)
Max 30 Skaters
Goalies:  Limited to 4 and No Charge

 

MLK Day Clinic

Monday, January 20, 2025

 

This clinic uses Methot Skills training methods and equipment that replicate game pressure situations to prepare players with proven, game-transferable skills. By focusing on the key fundamentals of skating, stick handling, passing and shooting each player internalize the proper techniques that will enable to elevate their game.

2016s-2018s – 9:00am-9:50am
2012s-2015s – 10:00am-11:05am
2008-2011s – 11:15am-12:20pm

Cost: $30 per session
No Cost for Goalies to Register

President's Day Clinic

Monday, February 17th, 2025

 

This clinic uses Methot Skills training methods and equipment that replicate game pressure situations to prepare players with proven, game-transferable skills. By focusing on the key fundamentals of skating, stick handling, passing and shooting each player internalize the proper techniques that will enable to elevate their game.

2016s-2018s – 9:00am-9:50am
2012s-2015s – 10:00am-11:05am
2008-2011s – 11:15am-12:20pm

Cost: $30 per session
No Cost for Goalies to Register

February Break Clinic

February 18-20, 2025


2016s-2018s - 9:00-9:50am
2012s-2015s - 10:00-11:05am
2008s-2011s - 11:15am-12:20pm
 

These clinics are geared for players that are striving to reach their full potential. Coach Methot’s unique approach has brought success to countless players at the highest levels. By constantly pushing the training methods boundaries, every player that trains with him will be exposed to the newest techniques that are used in today’s game.

These clinics will focus on specific skills which include:

  • Skating (Edges, Quickness, Agility, Speed, Power)
  • Puck Possession (Stick Handling, Passing, Deception, Protection)
  • Shooting (Release, Deception, Changing the Angle, Tactics)
  • Hockey IQ and Compete (Small area games, Battling)

Cost: $80 or $30 per day Walk-On (Limited options for Walk-on)
Max 30 Skaters
Goalies:  Limited to 4 and No Charge

Spring Break 3 Day Clinic

April 14-16. 2025


2008s-2015s - 11:30am-12:35pm (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)

These clinics are geared for players that are striving to reach their full potential. Coach Methot’s unique approach has brought success to countless players at the highest levels. By constantly pushing the training methods boundaries, every player that trains with him will be exposed to the newest techniques that are used in today’s game.

These clinics will focus on specific skills which include:

  • Skating (Edges, Quickness, Agility, Speed, Power)
  • Puck Possession (Stick Handling, Passing, Deception, Protection)
  • Shooting (Release, Deception, Changing the Angle, Tactics)
  • Hockey IQ and Compete (Small area games, Battling)

Cost: $80 or $30 per day Walk-On (Limited options for Walk-on)
Max 30 Skaters
Goalies:  Limited to 4 and No Charge

CLINICS

Pre-Tryout Clinics

The pre-tryout clinics are designed to prepare players for their upcoming tryouts. These high tempo clinics will focus on a large array of skills including skating, shooting, passing and some battling. The goal is for the players to attain peak readiness for their tryouts.  Sessions will be led by coach Methot and/or his team of trained instructors, to include Coach Maksymiu and Coach Alyssa Gagliardi (Sleasman).

All sessions listed below are 50 minutes in length.

Pre-Tryout Clinic Dates and Times

2010-11 Birth Years 2006-09 Birth Years