Our unique teaching method focuses on building a strong foundation on the fundamentals of skating.
Step 1 - LEARN TO SKATE
Tot hockey is for a new skater or someone with little skating experience. Tot hockey will put your skater on the beginning path in the Wolf pack hockey program. Tot hockey is similar to Snowplow Sam Learn to Skate class, but with hockey elements added in. Featured elements in the class are: getting up off the ice, proper way to move on the ice, push and glide, proper body positioning, and learning to stop. Skaters must take Tot Hockey or Snowplow Sam to enroll in Intro to Hockey - Level 1. Skaters will need a helmet, and gloves\mittens to be on the ice. (Winter gloves will work). Since tot hockey is an intro class we want everyone to have as much fun as possible and start their passion for hockey on day one! (Parents may participate on the ice with child if child needs more attention. Parent must have some skating experience.)
For the skater who has already completed Hockey Tot, Snowplow Sam or Basic Skating Level 1 which consists of the skating basics required to succeed in hockey. In this program, skater will now learn the introductory hockey skills that will allow them the ability to progress to stick skills and team hockey. Players must supply a bike or hockey helmet and gloves.
Step 3 - HOCKEY DEVELOPMENT (242469)
Skaters will development the skills to begin hockey play including: stick-handling, passing, shooting and gaining possession of the puck through safe checking. The main focus is to prepare players to play full-ice team hockey. Players are recommended to supply to helmet with face-mask and stick. Equipment is available to borrow up to certain sizes. Prerequisite: Players must have attended and graduated from Intro to Hockey Level 1 or similar before participating in this program.
Step 4 - TEAM PLAY