𝑫𝑬𝑭𝑬𝑵𝑪𝑬 𝑭𝑰𝑹𝑺𝑻 is a unique hockey program (for boys and girls) to focus on the specific skills that are required to play Defence in hockey. This program is designed to increase knowledge and skill development through drills, power skating, and classroom sessions.
The skill areas that will be taught include:
𝑷𝒐𝒘𝒆𝒓 𝒔𝒌𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒔𝒑𝒆𝒄𝒊𝒇𝒊𝒄𝒂𝒍𝒍𝒚 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝑫𝒆𝒇𝒆𝒏𝒄𝒆 – 𝑴𝒂𝒋𝒐𝒓 𝑫𝒂𝒊𝒍𝒚 𝑭𝒐𝒄𝒖𝒔 𝒐𝒏 𝑺𝒌𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒏𝒈/𝒑𝒊𝒗𝒐𝒕𝒊𝒏𝒈/𝑪-𝑪𝒖𝒕𝒔/𝑪𝒓𝒐𝒔𝒔𝒐𝒗𝒆𝒓𝒔
𝑫𝒆𝒇𝒆𝒏𝒔𝒊𝒗𝒆 𝒛𝒐𝒏𝒆 𝒑𝒐𝒔𝒊𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝑵𝒆𝒕 𝒑𝒍𝒂𝒚
𝑫𝒊𝒇𝒇𝒆𝒓𝒆𝒏𝒄𝒆 𝒃𝒆𝒕𝒘𝒆𝒆𝒏 𝒑𝒓𝒆𝒔𝒔𝒖𝒓𝒆 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒄𝒐𝒏𝒕𝒂𝒊𝒏
𝑹𝒆𝒂𝒅𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒐𝒇𝒇𝒆𝒏𝒔𝒊𝒗𝒆 𝒓𝒖𝒔𝒉
𝑯𝒐𝒘 𝒕𝒐 𝒑𝒍𝒂𝒚 𝒆𝒗𝒆𝒏 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒐𝒅𝒅 𝒎𝒂𝒏 𝒓𝒖𝒔𝒉𝒆𝒔
𝑬𝒔𝒄𝒂𝒑𝒆𝒔 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒕𝒆𝒄𝒉𝒏𝒊𝒒𝒖𝒆𝒔 𝒕𝒐 𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒅 𝒐𝒇𝒇𝒆𝒏𝒔𝒊𝒗𝒆 𝒇𝒐𝒓𝒆-𝒄𝒉𝒆𝒄𝒌 (𝒆.𝒈. 𝑫 𝒕𝒐 𝑫, 𝑹𝒆𝒗𝒆𝒓𝒔𝒆, 𝒆𝒕𝒄.)
𝑵𝒆𝒖𝒕𝒓𝒂𝒍 𝒁𝒐𝒏𝒆 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝑷𝒍𝒂𝒚 𝒊𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒐𝒇𝒇𝒆𝒏𝒔𝒊𝒗𝒆 𝒛𝒐𝒏𝒆 – 𝑯𝒊𝒏𝒈𝒆 𝒉𝒂𝒃𝒊𝒕𝒔 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒔𝒌𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒕𝒆𝒄𝒉𝒏𝒊𝒒𝒖𝒆𝒔
𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝒃𝒆𝒏𝒆𝒇𝒊𝒕𝒔 𝒐𝒇 𝒕𝒂𝒌𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒂 𝒑𝒂𝒔𝒔 𝒑𝒓𝒐𝒑𝒆𝒓𝒍𝒚
𝑺𝒉𝒐𝒐𝒕𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒉𝒂𝒃𝒊𝒕𝒔 – 𝒉𝒐𝒘 𝒕𝒐 𝒄𝒂𝒕𝒄𝒉 𝒂 𝒑𝒂𝒔𝒔 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒖𝒔𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒓𝒊𝒈𝒉𝒕 𝒔𝒉𝒐𝒕 𝒊𝒏 𝒂 𝒔𝒊𝒕𝒖𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏
𝑳𝒂𝒏𝒆 𝒎𝒂𝒏𝒊𝒑𝒖𝒍𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏, 𝒄𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒐𝒇𝒇𝒆𝒏𝒔𝒆 𝒂𝒕 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒐𝒇𝒇𝒆𝒏𝒔𝒊𝒗𝒆 𝒃𝒍𝒖𝒆𝒍𝒊𝒏𝒆
𝑩𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒌𝒐𝒖𝒕 𝑯𝒂𝒃𝒊𝒕𝒔 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒕𝒆𝒄𝒉𝒏𝒊𝒒𝒖𝒆𝒔
𝑻𝒉𝒊𝒏𝒌𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒐𝒇𝒇𝒆𝒏𝒔𝒊𝒗𝒆𝒍𝒚, 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒉𝒐𝒘 𝒕𝒐 𝒄𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒕𝒆 𝒐𝒇𝒇𝒆𝒏𝒔𝒆 𝒇𝒓𝒐𝒎 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝑫𝒆𝒇𝒆𝒏𝒄𝒆
𝑺𝒄𝒂𝒏𝒏𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒊𝒄𝒆 𝒕𝒆𝒄𝒉𝒏𝒊𝒒𝒖𝒆𝒔
The week long program will be delivered by local coach Derek Di Muzio. Derek's coaching resume includes being both a Head and Assistant Coach at the Junior level for over 16 years. Derek has won numerous coaching awards, and has a proven track record for developing local talent and helping them move to higher levels of hockey (e.g. OHL, NCAA, AHL, NHL). He has been an Assistant Coach with the Ontario Hockey League’s Sarnia Sting in the past and his focus area was on skill development. He has helped many Defensemen currently playing in the NHL develop their skills (e.g. Jakob Chychrun, Anthony DeAngelo, T.J. Brodie, Dalton Prout, and more).
𝐃𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐬: July 26th - July 30th
𝐋𝐨𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧: PASA (Progressive Auto Sales Arena)
𝐓𝐢𝐦𝐞𝐬: Your son or daughter will either skate from 10-11am or 11am-12pm daily
Other Development: There will be daily teaching emails sent to your son/daughter packed full of information on how to improve their skills and better understand the technical and tactical skills necessary to play hockey.
Interested: contact Derek Di Muzio by phone or email:
Cell: 𝟓𝟏𝟗-𝟑𝟑𝟎-𝟎𝟖𝟕𝟕 (please text me to register or ask any questions) Email: 𝐛𝐚𝐝𝐝𝐢𝐦𝐮𝐳𝐢𝐨@𝐡𝐨𝐭𝐦𝐚𝐢𝐥.𝐜𝐨𝐦
𝙉𝙤𝙩𝙚: 𝙎𝙥𝙖𝙘𝙚𝙨 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙚𝙖𝙘𝙝 𝙘𝙖𝙢𝙥 𝙬𝙞𝙡𝙡 𝙗𝙚 𝙡𝙞𝙢𝙞𝙩𝙚𝙙 𝙩𝙤 𝙖𝙥𝙥𝙧𝙤𝙭𝙞𝙢𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙡𝙮 18 𝙨𝙠𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙨 𝙩𝙤 𝙚𝙣𝙨𝙪𝙧𝙚 𝙢𝙖𝙭𝙞𝙢𝙪𝙢 𝙩𝙚𝙖𝙘𝙝𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙩𝙞𝙢𝙚, 𝙨𝙠𝙞𝙡𝙡 𝙙𝙚𝙫𝙚𝙡𝙤𝙥𝙢𝙚𝙣𝙩, 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙖𝙙𝙚𝙦𝙪𝙖𝙩𝙚 𝙧𝙚𝙥𝙚𝙩𝙞𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙨 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙚𝙖𝙘𝙝 𝙙𝙧𝙞𝙡𝙡 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙚𝙣𝙨𝙪𝙧𝙚 𝙜𝙤𝙤𝙙 𝙥𝙧𝙖𝙘𝙩𝙞𝙘𝙚/𝙩𝙧𝙖𝙞𝙣𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙩𝙤 𝙜𝙖𝙢𝙚 𝙩𝙧𝙖𝙣𝙨𝙛𝙚𝙧.