camps/ Defence Camp W/ Tyler Lewington

You are the protector of the house. You play one of the hardest positions on the ice. Your job is to protect the defensive zone as well as be the catalyst in the break out and start the offensive rush. You are the quarterback on the powerplay. Do you have all the required skills? Get game ready with one our Defence specific camps.
Our Defence camps on ice programs are designed by former NHL defencemen, who understand the complexity of the position. Camps are great for forwards and defence alike.

Welcome to our Defence Hockey Camp where we focus on developing key defensive skills to help athletes excel on the ice.

CAMP DETAILS:

  • Each participant will receive a souvenir camp jersey to wear during the camp.
  • The camp offers 2.5 hours of daily ice time, providing ample opportunity for skill development and practice.
  • In addition to on-ice training, we also provide off-ice hockey-specific training sessions to enhance overall athleticism and conditioning.

FOCUS AREAS BEING TAUGHT TO THE ATHLETES:
1. Defensive Zone Skills:
Angling techniques to effectively defend against opponents and control the play.
– Shot blocking techniques to protect the net and prevent scoring opportunities.
– Breakout strategies to efficiently transition the puck from the defensive zone to the offensive zone.

2. Neutral Zone Skills:
– Gap control techniques to maintain proper positioning and limit opponents’ offensive opportunities.
– Transitional play skills to facilitate quick and smooth transitions between defense and offense.
– Agility and lateral movement drills to enhance overall mobility and agility on the ice.

3. Offensive Zone Skills:
– Shot selection and shooting skills to improve accuracy and maximize scoring chances.
– Blue line utilization techniques to effectively keep the puck in the offensive zone and sustain pressure.
– Decision-making and Hockey IQ training to enhance game awareness and make smart offensive plays.

At our Defence Hockey Camp, we provide a structured and supportive environment where participants can develop their defensive skills to their fullest potential.

Our experienced instructors are dedicated to helping athletes improve their performance and gain a deeper understanding of the game.

Join us for an immersive camp experience that will elevate your defensive abilities on the ice.

Tyler Lewington

Tyler Lewington is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who is currently playing for EC Red Bull Salzburg of the ICE Hockey League (ICEHL). He was drafted 204th overall, in the seventh round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft by the Washington Capitals.

Lewington played four seasons with the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Hockey League (WHL) prior to joining the Capitals’ organization. Leading up to the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, Lewington was ranked 66th overall for North American skaters by the NHL Central Scouting Bureau. While playing with the Tigers, he was drafted 204th overall by the Washington Capitals in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

 

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INDUSTRY LEADER SINCE 1963

OKANAGAN HOCKEY ACADEMY