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Wes Walz Minnesota Wild Hockey School

Supported by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

General Skills Camp for Boys and Girls - Mites, Squirt and Peewee
Hockey School Age Groups
The Wes Walz Minnesota Wild Hockey School is open to both boys and girls and will be split into the following groups.
  • Sign up for the age level you will be skating at for the 2016-2017 hockey season.
  • This program is not for beginner skaters.
  • Curriculum is designed for players that have prior hockey experience.
 Group  Play Level  Age Group
 Group 1  Mite (Age 6-9)  July 2007 - June 2010 Boys/Girls
 Group 2  Squirt  July 2005 - June 2007 Boys/Girls
 Group 4  Pee Wee  July 2003 - June 2005 Boys/Girls

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.

Contact Us

Pete Carlson - Assistant Director of Hockey Schools
Rob Loftus - Hockey School Curriculum and Development

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