Hockey Training

Plex Skate

Plex Power Skate is an action-packed, high energy instructional power skating program geared towards hockey skaters that focuses on balance, power, agility, speed and endurance in the learn to train phase of the long-term athlete development. Skills, techniques and conditioning drills are taught in a progressive format that emphasizes how the skills apply to game situations. Our focus is on developing proper skating technique and teaching the players the concepts behind the techniques so they can better understand the system. We start by slowing the players down and teaching them the correct way of skating. Then we bring the player back up to speed. The players will develop a Longer stride, use Less energy, and will be able to skate Faster!

Is geared to skaters who already have basic forward and backward skating skills (they must be able to skate the length of the rink using alternate strides) and are able to stop on command. For safety reasons participants should wear full hockey equipment. Coach to skater ratio is 1:10

Ages: 6 to 8 yrs.

Beginner
Saturdays 9:00-9:50am
Spring Session: March 21st to April 25th
Advanced
Saturdays 11:10am-12:00pm
Spring Session: March 21st to April 25th
50-minute class (6 classes)
Cost:
$75 – Members
$90 – Non-Members

Ages: 8 to 12 yrs.

Wednesdays 6:10-7:00pm
Spring Session: March 9th to April 6th
50-minute class (5 classes)
Cost:
$60 – Members
$75 – Non-Members

Ages: 12 to 14 yrs.

Mondays 6:10-7:00pm
Spring Session: March 11th to April 8th
50-minute class (5 classes)
Cost:
$60 – Members
$75 – Non-Members

Private Lessons

Private lessons offer individualized training designed to be customizable and skill specific to each player. This is the best possible training environment to take your player to the next level. Sessions are 30 minutes long and offered at a variety of times based on age.

All Private lessons will take place on designated sessions or Stick & Puck times. Ask Instructor for more details.

Meet Our On-ice Coaching Staff

The McKendree MetroRecPlex requires all of our coaching staff to be certified by USA Hockey, or the Professional Skating Association as well as be an active member of the USFSA. This ensures that the highest level of training is available to our members and skating students. Our goal is to provide the best on ice lesson experience as possible with our enthusiastic coaching staff.

Pricing

Members 30 minutes 60 minutes
Cost per session $34 $69

Aleksejs Ivasenko

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Dymtro Golovko

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Dylan Mueth

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Mini Hockey Bootcamps

Hockey Bootcamp training sessions will be led by McKendree MetroRecPlex instructors, who will help improve the hockey players’ skill set. The first portion of the class will focus on power skating, followed by stick handling, passing, and shooting. The session concludes with skill reinforcement drills.

Each week will have a progressive focus/format to help the player get back into playing the game with confidence.

The first portion of the class will focus on power skating, followed by stick handling, passing, and shooting. The session concludes with skill reinforcement drills. Each week will have a progressive focus/format to help the player get back into playing the game with 1 instructor to 5 players (1:10max). See MMRP social distancing protocol in effect. Spectators limited to 1 per participant.

30/60 Minutes Lessons