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Pathways

Pathway 1

Players, new to hockey start at the O'Brien Icehouse Hockey academy

Offered courses:

YOUTH INTRO TO HOCKEY

  • For those who have never skated before OR have little or no hockey experience

  • Ages 6 +

 

Youth under the age of 6 will have to attend          one term of skate school before joining hockey    academy


MIGHTY MITES

  • Cross ice games for ages 12 and under

  • 4 vs 4 hockey (can be described as ‘pond        hockey’)

  • A setting where kids can advance and evolve their overall skill set while having heaps of fun

4 sets of junior goalie equipment are available and players can take turn in goal if wish to give it a go.


YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

  • Caters to ages under 16

  • For those who have mastered the skills in the Youth Intro program

  • Each week the kids will be working specific    skills to help them develop into better all-      around hockey players

More information and bookings click here

Joining the Docklands Ice Wolves, is by invitation only or through tryouts, which are usually around April/May.  

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Pathway 2

Players, that have played hockey before, will have the opportunity to try out for the team. 

Next tryouts will be April/May 2024

To stay informed about upcoming dates, follow us on Instagram or Facebook or send us an inquiry via the contact page, so we can add you to our mailing list. 

Supplemetary Classes, run by the O'Brien Icehouse

PUCK CONTROL

  • Players work on puck control through diverse exercises


POWER SKATING

  • Skill orientated class

  • All skill levels however,

  • Players should have at least completed one term of the Youth Intro class

  • Aimed at improving power, to

       make you faster, more balanced, and                           confident

  • Execute drills at your own pace and step up to each challenging skating drill


SNIPERS ALLEY
The Alley is designed for players who are serious about taking their shooting to the next level. In these sessions, players will receive instruction on proper technique and quality high intense shooting repetitions. The goal is to enhance the
forehand wrist shot, back hand shot, snapshot, and the most loved “slap shot”. Classes are limited to 2 shooters per hour, maximizing shooting time, whilst allowing sufficient rest time between shooting sets.


OFF-ICE CONDITIONING
This course will cover a range of hockey specific off-ice training techniques and principals, helping players develop knowledge that will enhance

on-ice weaknesses. Become faster, stronger, and more stable skater, which will allow faster progress on your hockey journey.

for more information click here.

or send an email to hockeyacademy@obrienicehouse. com.au

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Pathway after Junior Hockey

to be added shortly

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