PERFORMANCE & POWER SKATING:  Acceleration from a stationary position, lengthening the stride, inside/outside edge control, efficient use of hands on the stick to assist skating, tight turns to allude the opposition, transition skating, cross-overs, backwards cross-unders, and a complete breakdown of the mechanics associated with skating effectively and efficiently.

PUCK HANDLING:  Hand positioning, rolling the wrist, cupping the blade, moving through skates and sticks, body positioning for puck possession, toe drags, fakes, spins, and the art of puck control.

SHOOTING & SCORING:  Wrist shot, snap shot, slap shot, backhand shooting, true foot shot, dekeing, shooting in motion, in tight lifting/roofing, and the ability to use fakes and deception while attacking.

TEAM TACTICS & STRATEGIES:  Transition game, cycling the puck, breakouts, 3-on-3, 3-on-2, 2-on-2, 2-on-1, 1-on-1, separating the player from the puck, and complete zone breakdowns for each position.

GOALTENDING:  Our goalie team will teach state-of-the-art techniques in rebound control, rebound recovery, butterfly, positioning, angles, stance, and specialized skating drills to improve balance, mobility, speed and lateral movement.

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Inside The Den offers private lessons to pro, junior, college and minor hockey players within the GTA.