Mini Islanders (Ages 5-7): Mini Islanders is an exciting and fun introductory hockey program. The "minis" program is designed to teach hockey-specific skating skills and puck handling. Throughout the session, players will learn proper stride, basic edge work, stopping and stick handling. Full hockey gear is required, including neck guard.
Players must be able to stride, swizzle, snow plow stop, and balance on one foot on hockey skates. Completion of Basic 2, Pre Hockey 2, or a coach's recommendation.
Hockey 101 (Ages 7-12): Hockey 101 is a challenging class focusing on developing the skills necessary to play in the Iceworks and Northwell Health Ice Center house leagues. Players will work on backwards skating, cross overs, puck handling, passing and shooting. Full hockey gear is required, including neck guard.
Players must be able to stop, skate backwards, and demonstrate basic puck handling. Completion of Mini Islanders, Basic 4, or a coach's recommendation.
Islanders Hockey Academy jersey will be provided to all NEW registrants.
For more information, please contact Scott Murphy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please check back in the beginning of July for more details on the Spring Hockey Academy.