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Wes Walz Minnesota Wild Hockey School

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General Skills Camp for Boys and Girls - Mites, Squirt and Peewee
Group Play Level Age Group
 Group 1  Mite (Age 6-9)  July 2008 - June 2011 Boys/Girls
 Group 2 Squirt  July 2006 - June 2008 Boys/Girls
 Group 4 Pee Wee  July 2004 - June 2006 Boys/Girls
Blaine Location
Woodbury Location

Camp Details

  • Professional staff
  • Schwan Super Rink facilities including Herb Brooks Training Center
  • 13.5 hours of on-ice training
  • Four hours of off-ice dryland training
  • Goalie Instruction and Training provided by MEGA Goaltending
  • Autograph and Q & A sessions conducted by Wes Walz and another guest Wild player
    • 8x10 signed picture of Wes Walz
    • 8x10 signed picture of guest Wild player
  • 9 holes of golf at Victory Links Golf Course
  • Chance to win one of 8 player-autographed Wild jerseys
  • Wes Walz Minnesota Wild Hockey School jersey
  • Each participant's family will receive MN Wild ticket option
    • Ticket Option 1: Four lower level tickets (Pre-Season)  
    • Note: Up to 10 additional tickets may be purchased at a discounted price.
  • Post-camp family skate at Xcel Energy Center (date TBA)
  • All participants will receive a voucher for 25% off of a total purchase at the Hockey Lodge. Some restrictions apply.

Final schedule will be included in the player registration packet.

  • 8:15-8:45 a.m.: Check-in lower lobby
  • 9-10:30 a.m.: Ice session
  • 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Herb Brooks Training Center dryland training
  • 12:30-1 p.m.: Lunch
  • 1:15-2:45 p.m.: Ice session
  • 3-4 p.m.: Question/answer with Wes Walz and MN Wild player or off-ic organized games
  • 4:15 p.m.: Player pick-up

Note: Friday schedule is half day ending at approximately 1p.m. Lunch on Friday will be provided by the hockey school.

The great game of hockey is a team sport. We want you to take what you have learned in our Skater Development Program and apply it to a game. Our curriculum will cover this several ways. Our games are not all full ice. We have created several games that will be played 1v1, 2v2, 3v3, 4v4, and of course 5v5. These games will help a player learn when to keep the puck and when to pass the puck. The games will be full speed but we will take the time to stop and give feedback to the players. With the help of our staff, we will help you become a "gamer".

Off-ice facilities will allow each player to train at a state of the art facility. Our programs will offer quickness and agility sessions, plyometrics, and aerobic training. Shooting stations will be set up for technique and accuracy.

On-ice training sessions will consist of general skill training.   Our staff will demonstrate, teach, and educate the importance of mastering these skills. SKATING - SPEED - STICKHANDLING - PASSING - BODY CONTACT - SHOOTING - SCORING - GAME STRATEGY

Wes Walz, Director of Minnesota Wild Hockey School, is working with top coaches from around the state of Minnesota. These coaches will bring unique training methods and will provide a great experience to all skaters and goalies.

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