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Rangers Youth Hockey Camp: Week 1 Day 1

by Staff Writer / New York Rangers

On Ice AM Sessions: New York Ranger alumni Stephane Matteau joined players for the morning session and instructed the kids on skating skills. The group practiced fundamental skating, skating agility and transition skating. Goalies focused on visual attachment throughout this session.

On Ice PM Sessions: New York Ranger alumni Jay Wells joined players for the afternoon session, focusing on turns and transitioning in small areas that will lead to becoming a faster player. Goalies worked on vision and broke down the save process step by step.

Dynamic Training: Led by Matt Radoslovich of Velocity Sports in Mahwah, New Jersey.  The main focus of today’s training was on quick feet, transitioning and agility.

Classroom, Presented by Kumon:  Nutritional logs were handed out so that campers can track what they are eating on a daily basis. The nutritional logs lead into the topic of the day, which was the different food groups and how important it is to eat a healthy balanced diet.

Off Ice: Focused on skills pertaining to puck control and stick handling. Players participated in the drills around the body, hand slide wide, figure 8 and hands & wide.
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