MN BLUE OX 2023 U20/18 SPRING SUMMER TRAINING TEAM
TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS
TRAINING BEGINS IN MAY 2ND AND RUNS THROUGH AUGUST 17TH AT THE COON RAPIDS ICE CENTER
DRILL & SKILL TUESDAY & THURSDAYS AT COON RAPIDS ICE CENTER.
Tuesday May 2nd thru June 13th • 4:45pm to 6:15pm • 60 minute workout after at Coon Rapids Ice Center
June 13th thru August 17th • 11am to 12:30pm • 60 minute workout after at Coon Rapids Ice Center
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90 MINUTES ON ICE DRILL & SKILL
We provide a high-intensity on-ice curriculum, implemented each day by Minnesota Blue Ox coaches Jay Witta and Eric Thompson. Our on-ice 90 minute training focuses on puck possession, patience, poise, regroups, speed, intensity, quick movement, small area games, board battles and high compete levels. In addition, we include individual skill development to better allow our athletes the ability to incorporate their individual skills into the overall development and game situations created during on-ice training. Once a month we will bring in Blue Ox power skating instructor Katie Moe to work on skating, balance and edge work for 60 minutes.
- Once a Month Power Skating, Balance and Edges
- Skating Quickness, Speed, and Agility
- Hockey IQ and Game Concepts
- Compete & Puck Battle Drills
- Puck Possession, Passing, Shooting, Body Positioning
60 MINUTES OFF ICE SHOOTING, STRENGTH & QUICKNESS AT POWEREDGE TRAINING
Our 60 MINUTES of off ice focus is on the development of hockey-specific strength and conditioning. Training will focus on the proper technique and execution of the exercises and drills necessary to develop the athletes’ core muscle groups through the use of resistance training and conditioning. The goal is to develop ALL eight fitness abilities that will take the athlete to the next level endurance, strength, power, coordination, speed, agility, balance, and flexibility. We will also customize nutrition calendar to athlete’s request.
- Off Ice Shooting Technique and Training
- Core Strength and Stability
- Lower and Upper Body Muscular Strength and Endurance
- Improve Power and Quickness on the Ice
- Increase Aerobic and Anaerobic Capacity
- Exercises Specific to the On-Ice Demands of a Hockey Player
- Nutrition Education and Schedule
U20/18 TOURNEY & PRACTICE PLAYER
We will roster 18 – 2003 – 2004 – 2005 – birth year skaters (12 forwards 6 Dmen 2 Goalies)
Capstone Hockey U19/18 Tourney 4 games & The Blue Ox Invitational August 18-20, 2023 (Coon Rapids Ice Center)
TRAINING BEGINS TUESDAY MAY 2ND AND RUNS THROUGH THURSDAY AUGUST 17TH | COON RAPIDS ICE CENTER
$1199* (60 hrs of ice / 40 hrs of strength/dryland • $11.99 per hr) & 8 U20/18 tournament games.
***2 TOURNEY GOALIE SPOTS***
U20/18 PRACTICE ONLY PLAYER
2001 – 2002 – 2003 – 2004 – 2005 – birth year skaters welcomed!
We will have 5-7 older Junior A’ / College age practice players join us for training ONLY.
NO TOURNAMENT GAMES FOR THESE PLAYERS.