As the name suggests, the Ottawa Senators Hockey Programs (OSHP) Advanced Skills sessions will feature top instructors delivering group instruction and pushing competitive-calibre players through advanced skill development drills.

Sessions will cover topics such as (but not limited to):

  • Skating: Forwards stride, Backwards Stride, Starts, Stops, Lateral Mobility, Cross-overs, Cross-unders, quick feet
  • Edge work: increasing balance, agility, and stride efficiency
  • Puck control: open-ice, and tight spaces
  • Shooting: quick-release, off-balance, and more

Players should be capable of demonstrating a high level of focus (coachability) and be comfortable being pushed to execute drills properly and at whatever pace is asked by our coaches. Sessions will be led by elite instructors, including Hanna Turpeinen, and more.

KEY DETAILS

  • Ages: TBD
  • Cost: TBD
  • Skill Level Requirements: Restricted to players who are playing competitive hockey this season.

PROGRAMS DATES & TIMES

This program is currently not running, stay tuned for future dates!

TEACHING TOPICS

WeekTopic of Instruction
1Puck Control & Puck Protection
2Wall Work & Creating Separation
3Quick Release Shooting & Changing Shooting Angle
4Edge Control
5Evasive Moves & Creating Deception
6Puck Retrievals & Puck Recovery
7Net Drives
8Reactive Training & Decision Making

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

EQUIPMENT

All of our hockey programs require full equipment to be provided by the parent/guardian. No child shall participate without: Hockey skates, CSA- approved helmet (with cage), neck guard, shoulder pads, elbow pads, hockey pants, jock or jill, shin pads, hockey gloves and a hockey stick. Mouth guards are optional.

INFORMATION

Please call 613 599 0222, or email [email protected] for more information regarding schedule. E-mails with scheduling and general information go out one week prior to the start date.

RESPONSE TO COVID-19

As a result of the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, the Sensplex facilities have instituted specific COVID-19 protocols to be followed by all participants and spectators. Please click here to see a list of new protocols.

Refund Policy: Read our Refund & Cancellation Policy.

Registration Link: Click here to register for the OSHP Advanced Skills Session of your choice!