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2021 Defensemen Clinics - Osseo

Velocity Hockey’s Defensemen Clinic will feature a variety of different teaching tactics for Defensemen who are looking to improve their defensive skills by first being taught the mechanics of the position and then applying those skills to game situations.  Here are some of the things we will be working on throughout the 4 week camp.  We will be working on these within a variety of defensemen drills.

Skating:  pivoting, quick feet, transitional skating, crossovers, agility, speed, lateral mobility etc.. These will all be done with & without the puck.  

Shooting/Puck Control:  all kinds of shooting techniques ranging from quick release, one timers, shooting through traffic and lanes, wrist shots, snap shots, slap shots, lateral, and off balanced shots.

Body Contact:  body position, angling, stick position, In front of net play, corner play, battling 1 on 1.

Gap Control:  taking away time & space, limiting opponents ability to move with the puck on the attack.

Breakouts:  reading pressure, partner support, different types of passes, positional play on the breakout, breakout options.

Reading the Play/Rush:  1 on 1, 2 on 1, 2 on 2 and 3 on 2

Playing in all 3 zones:  Offensive Zone, Neutral Zone and Defensive Zone.

PeeWee Defensemen Clinic June/July Osseo/Maple Grove

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Peewee Defensemen Clinic June/July Osseo/Maple Grove

Date Time Location
June 15th 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove
June 17th 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove
June 22nd 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove
June 24th 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove
June 29th 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove
July 1st 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove
July 13th 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove
July 15th 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove


Squirt Defensemen Clinic July/Aug Osseo/Maple Grove

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Squirt Defensemen Clinic July/Aug Osseo/Maple Grove

Date Time Location
July 20th 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove
July 22nd 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove
July 27th 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove
July 29th 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove
August 3rd 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove
August 5th 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove
August 10th 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove
August 12th 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove

PeeWee Defensemen Clinic July/Aug Osseo/Maple Grove

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PeeWee Defensemen Clinic July/Aug Osseo/Maple Grove

Date Time Location
July 19th 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove
July 21st 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove
July 26th 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove
July 28th 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove
August 2nd 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove
August 4th 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove
August 9th 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove
August 11th 12:30pm-1:30pm Velocity Osseo/Maple Grove