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Overview

The Oilers Hockey Institute is back for the 2019 Spring Session and is intended to challenge an athlete both physically and mentally, helping them reach their hockey goals. These sessions are offered to Novice, Atom, Peewee and Bantam level hockey players and will focus on development opportunities for Offensive Skills, Defensive Skills, Goaltending, along with a Female Skills Development camp.

Each skill based camp will be offered in progression over the course of three sessions. Sessions will be led by Oilers Alumni Fernando Pisani & Chris Joseph and supported by Hockey Alberta and Hockey Edmonton instructors.

Goaltending instruction, led by Oilers Alumni Jeff Deslauriers, will be included in the Offensive Skills Camps and will be offered at a discounted rate. We will be accepting six goalies per camp.

Sessions are scheduled on Mondays and Wednesdays starting April 1 to June 3 in the Downtown Community Arena.

Register for two or more skill specific camps and receive a 15% discount! All participants will receive an Oilers Hockey Institute jersey & t-shirt.

Instructors

On-ice instruction will be led by Oilers Alumni Fernando Pisani and Chris Joseph and supported by a combination of elite level coaches, local NHL alumni, and former CHL & CIS hockey players.

Lead Instructors

Instructors

Goalie Instructors

SKILL DEVELOPMENT CAMPS

Spring Offensive Skill Development Camp

3 on-ice sessions, 1 hour per session

Cost: $190 (incl. gst)

Age Category:

  • Novice 7-8 (2 sessions)
  • Atom 9-10
  • Peewee 11-12

Maximum number of participants: 25

Description:

This camp is a combination of our Skating and Skills and our Shooting and Scoring camps.

Work on improving your skill base in the off-season with the expertise of our highly qualified Oilers Alumni coaches. Fernando Pisani and Chris Joseph have put together a progressive and comprehensive skill development plan to help you improve over three (3) one-hour on-ice sessions. Skills are taught in progression from the fundamentals to more advanced techniques.

Here are some of the areas you will improve on:

  • Skating
    • Agility
    • Speed
    • Balance
    • Stride improvement
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  • Skills
    • Puckhandling
    • Passing
    • Shooting
    • Puck protection
    • Deking
    • 1vs1 Attacking Techniques.

Dates/Time:

    Novice Group:

    • Monday, April 1, 2019 - 6:15 PM-7:15 PM
    • Monday, April 8, 2019 - 6:15 PM-7:15 PM
    • Monday, April 15, 2019 - 6:15 PM-7:15 PM

    Novice Group:

    • Monday, April 1, 2019 - 7:30 PM-8:30 PM
    • Monday, April 8, 2019 - 7:30 PM-8:30 PM
    • Monday, April 15, 2019 - 7:30 PM-8:30 PM

    Atom Group:

    • Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 6:15 PM-7:15 PM
    • Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 6:15 PM-7:15 PM
    • Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 6:15 PM-7:15 PM

    Peewee Group:

    • Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 7:30 PM-8:30 PM
    • Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 7:30 PM-8:30 PM
    • Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 7:30 PM-8:30 PM

    Goaltending Development Camp

    3 on-ice sessions, 1 hour per session

    Cost: $150 (incl. gst)

    Age Category:

    • Novice 7-8 (2 sessions)
    • Atom 9-10
    • Peewee 11-12

    Maximum number of participants: 6

    Description:

    This camp focuses on the development of goaltender specific skills ultimately enhancing the athlete's confidence between the pipes. Developing efficient movement in the crease will allow goalies to enhance their skills in game-like situations. (*Note: This Goaltending Development Camp will run in conjunction with the Offensive Skill Development Camp.)

    • Angles and crease depth
    • Lateral and crease movement
    • Positional and tactical skills
    • Save selection decision making
    • Puck tracking
    • Stopping skills and rebound control
    • Butterfly style, slides, pushes, recovery
    • Puck handling

    Dates/Time:

    Novice Group:

    • Monday, April 1, 2019 - 6:15 PM-7:15 PM
    • Monday, April 8, 2019 - 6:15 PM-7:15 PM
    • Monday, April 15, 2019 - 6:15 PM-7:15 PM

    Novice Group:

    • Monday, April 1, 2019 - 7:30 PM-8:30 PM
    • Monday, April 8, 2019 - 7:30 PM-8:30 PM
    • Monday, April 15, 2019 - 7:30 PM-8:30 PM

    Atom Group:

    • Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 6:15 PM-7:15 PM
    • Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 6:15 PM-7:15 PM
    • Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 6:15 PM-7:15 PM

    Peewee Group:

    • Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 7:30 PM-8:30 PM
    • Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 7:30 PM-8:30 PM
    • Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 7:30 PM-8:30 PM

    Defensive Skill Development Camp

    3 on-ice sessions, 1 hour per session

    Cost: $190 (incl. gst)

    Age Category:

    • Novice 7-8 (2 Sessions)
    • Atom 9-10
    • Peewee 11-12

    Maximum number of participants: 25

    Description:

    This camp is designed to focus on developing the fundamental skills and habits of sound defensive play for forwards and defensemen. Players will gain confidence in their ability to defend in a variety of game-like situations and feel comfortable with body contact in a safe and controlled environment. Skills will be taught in progression over three (3) one-hour on-ice sessions. (*Note: Players will be grouped together based on size and ability.)

    • Skating specific to defending
      • Gap Control
      • Body position
      • Angling
      • Pivoting
      • Transitions
      • Edge control
    • Defensive play - (1vs1, 2vs1, 3vs2)
      • Effective use of stick
      • Reading and defending
      • Supporting the checker
      • Corner work - Pressure, Contain
      • Net front play - boxing out, shot blocking
      • Pinching Technique

    Dates/Time:

      Atom Group:

      • Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 6:15 PM-7:15 PM
      • Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 6:15 PM-7:15 PM
      • Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 6:15 PM-7:15 PM

      Peewee Group:

      • Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 7:30 PM-8:30 PM
      • Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 7:30 PM-8:30 PM
      • Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 7:30 PM-8:30 PM

      Female Skill Development Camp

      3 on-ice sessions, 1 hour per session

      Cost: $190 (incl. gst)

      Age Category:

      • Novice 7-8 / Atom 9-10
      • Peewee 11-12 / Bantam 13-14

      Maximum number of participants: 25

      Description:

      This camp will focus on all the elements of skating and skill development in a variety of drills with an emphasis on good habits and quality execution. Skills are taught in progression over three (3) one hour on-ice sessions from the basic fundamentals to more advanced techniques. Each athlete will feel more confident in their ability to move on the ice and handle the puck in various situations.

      • Skating
        • Agility
        • Speed
        • Balance
        • Stride improvement
      • Skills
        • Puckhandling
        • Passing
        • Shooting
        • Puck protection
        • Deking
        • Offensive Attacking Principles

      Dates/Time:

        Novice/Atom Group:

        • Monday, May 20, 2019 - 6:15 PM-7:15 PM
        • Monday, May 27, 2019 - 6:15 PM-7:15 PM
        • Monday, June 3, 2019 - 6:15 PM-7:15 PM

        Peewee/Bantam Group:

        • Monday, May 20, 2019 - 7:30 PM-8:30 PM
        • Monday, May 27, 2019 - 7:30 PM-8:30 PM
        • Monday, June 3, 2019 - 7:30 PM-8:30 PM
        Please note that camp cancellations can be made without penalty up to one week prior to the first session. Any cancellations past this date will result in a charge of 10% of the registration fee.

        More camps will be coming soon, so please stay tuned for the latest program information!

        For further questions please contact oilershockeyinstitute@edmontonoilers.com