DISCLAIMER: This information below is provided as a resource to our membership. Rams Hockey is not affiliated with, compensated by, or endorsing these camps. We recommend you thoroughly review the camps and evaluate the risks and rewards of participation.
Rams Hockey Association is pleased to offer their 3rd annual Summer Development Camp run by our Director of Hockey and Rockford Varsity Head Coach, Coach CJ Pobur.
***The RHA Summer Development Camp is open to ALL players regardless of school district or hockey association you currently play for***
The summer camp will be run very similar to years past where kids will be placed in groups based by age and/or caliber. Depending on the group there will be on ice, off ice, classroom style, and weight training.
Our summer camp is focused on overall athletic development of each of our players. Sessions will include, but are not limited to the following concepts/ practices.
Philosophy: Summer camps are great for athletic development, but a condensed week long camp overloads our players with information. With a 6 week program, we have the opportunity to see true 6 week development, provide consistency in teaching, and practice repetition over a long period of time instead of just one week five days in a row.
On ice: Skating power, stride extension, explosiveness, agility, and conditioning. Speed and quickness with and without puck. Offensive concepts of scoring, passing, puck control, etc. Defensive concepts of body position, stick position, and on ice awareness, etc.
Off ice: Plyometric and interval based training, agility, flexibility, overall body mobility. We will aim to gain mastery over our bodies and transfer this body control to on ice concepts. Multi sport games and team concept development.
Weight Training: Age Specific training for strength and power. Weight training will aim to develop hockey specific muscles and have a focus on in season injury prevention.
Classroom: Age specific training for hockey specific or team concepts. Players will be introduced to a practice or concept in a classroom setting to optimize ice time and also develop our overall hockey and leadership development
Please register for the appropriate group. *In some circumstances (by recommendation) players will be placed in groups that doesn’t match their age specification.
Hello everyone this is Ben Warda, owner and head instructor of Warda Hockey Academy! I'm very excited to announce our return to the Cedar Rock Sports Plex this summer for our 4th annual Summer Training Camp! I want to also thank the Rams Hockey Association for inviting us back as we've had a tremendous turnout & experience at each of our Cedar Rock camps in the past.
This year's camp will run Monday - Friday from July 8 - 12. Each day at camp will have 2 one hour on ice sessions, 30 minutes of dryland skills training, 1 hour off-ice hockey specific workout, and video/recovery time. We will also have a guest speaker in throughout the week as well as a hockey IQ discussion.
This year's camp will be run a little bit differently than the past as there will be separate practice plans and workouts designed for each specific age group. Players will be divided into small groups based on age/experience level and will train together both on and off the ice. My goal is to create a more detailed and more individualized camp experience by creating separate practice plans & workouts designed for a wider range of player from all different experience levels. Each group will have different coaches assigned to them that specialize in that specific age group as well. PLEASE KEEP IN MY MIND, ROSTER SPOTS FOR EACH AGE GROUP WILL BE LIMITED to ensure the proper coaching to player attention. As always, EVERY SINGLE WHA STAFF MEMBER IS A CURRENT PROFESSIONAL HOCKEY PLAYER OR COACH.
It's very important to me that our players receive the best and highest level coaching possible when training with us as our number 1 goal is to accelerate improvement and better prepare our players for the upcoming season. WHA 2019 staff bios can be found here: https://www.wardahockeyacademy.com/page/show/3819268-our-staff. Lastly, we do a great job at finding that balance between keeping each player comfortable during every single practice drill and workout exercise while also pushing them outside of their comfort zone and work them to the max! I've included the camp flyer to this message as well that includes more information on the event including the daily itinerary. If you have any questions or would like any further details please contact Ben Warda at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration options can be found at: https://www.wardahockeyacademy.com/page/show/3819285-register-now. Thank you all very much, I look forward to working with you this summer!"
Warda Hockey Academy
Owner & Head Instructor: Ben Warda
Facebook: Warda Hockey Academy
SIMPLY DEFENSE SUMMER CAMP
Location: Patterson Ice Center
More Info & Enrollment: https://www.simplydefense.com
BREAKTHROUGH SKILL DEVELOPMENT – STRICLTY SHOOTING
Location: Patterson Ice Center
More info & Enrollment: https://www.breakthroughsd.com
$20 off each for a group of 2 or 3 (use code SUMG3)
$30 off each for a group of 4 or more (use code SUMG4)
Registering as a group is easy….each player enrolls on their own. See the “Discount” page on our website for more details.
Players enrolling in both programs can use the group of 4 discount and SAVE $30 off each camp!