Vimy Hockey: Checking and Purposeful Movement
Vimy Hockey Junior High students will be moving from their Co-operate and Compete unit into the Checking and Purposeful Movement unit.
In this unit the students will be focusing on:
Setting a Proper Angle
Matching Speed and Gap Control
Quantum Speed Power Skating
Shooting in Stride, Deflections, and Rebounds
Controlled Body checking, receiving a body check, stick positioning, stick checks, safety.
Timing and Support
2 on 1 play, 3 on 2 play
Early Puck Movement and Finding Open Ice
Students will display constant purposeful movement (good angles, timing, support), and the speed of skill execution will increase. Heavy focus will be placed on skill development followed by drills designed to focus on the key concepts of purposeful movement.