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Dan Keyes Goalie Development 
June 22nd & 24th

Modern Goalie - Advanced

Keyes Goaltender Development. This clinic is for established goaltenders age 12 and up. Coach Keyes and his staff will explore the details and complexity of the modern goalie, introducing concepts like save selection, puck tracking, reading plays, rebound control, and communicating coverage. Players in this clinic will come away with the details and concepts needed to master this specialized position.

Session One: Tuesday June 22 and Thursday June 24 7:20 – 8:20pm
Clinic Cost: $115

Session Two: 
Monday July 26, Wednesday July 28 and Friday July 30 7:20 – 8:20pm
Clinic Cost: $165

Combo rate for both sessions: $250

Discover Goaltending

Part One: Discover Goaltending. Ever thought of trying your hand in the net? This 2-part clinic is for new and aspiring goalies only please. Coach Keyes will introduce the basics of this unique position, and help players make their first big saves- the first of many!
We have limited goalie equipment that will be provided on a first-come, first served basis. We will also place interested players in touch with current Ion goalies willing to lend goalie equipment for the clinic (otherwise full equipment is required).
Tuesday June 22 and Thursday June 24
6:10 – 7:10pm.
Clinic Cost: $95
All ages welcome.

Part Two: Intro to Goaltending. Coach Keyes and his staff will cover the core fundamentals of this unique position, providing a solid basis from which young and developing goaltenders can launch their development path.
Monday July 26, Wednesday July 28 and Friday July 30 
6:10 – 7:10pm. 
Clinic Cost: $145
All ages welcome.


Combo Special: Register for both Discover Goaltending and Intro to Goaltending 
for a discounted rate of $215.
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Defensemen Mobility Clinic 
August 10, 12, 17, and 19

ELITE GROUP (Ages 13 and up): 6:10 – 7:10PM
YOUTH GROUP (Ages 10-12): 7:20 – 8:20PM

Designed especially for Defensemen who want to improve mobility and become more offensive minded, lead by Washington Little Caps and Loudoun Knights Coach Marquise Cotton.

Designed especially for Defensemen who want to improve mobility and become more offensive minded, lead by Washington Little Caps Coach Marquise Cotton.

Clinic Cost: $250
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Messier Skills Clinic  
Birthyears: 2010 – 2007

Skill Sessions

Join Washington Little Caps Director of Player Development Lyon Messier for a series of detailed skills sessions designed to teach our players elite habits in a competitive environment.

Schedule (by birthyear)
2010: July 19, 21, and 23 from 6:10 – 7:10pm
2009: July 19, 21, and 23 from 7:20 – 8:20pm
2008: July 20 and 22 from 6:10 – 7:10pm, and Saturday July 24 10:30 – 11:30am
2007: July 20 and 22 from 7:20 – 8:20pm, and Saturday July 24 11:40am – 12:40pm

Clinic Cost: $165
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Olympic Power Skating

Need for Speed

Join Ion Olympic-Class skating coaches for detailed instruction in the art and science of great skating- speed, balance, power, and agility. If you want to raise your game, start with the most important aspect of the game!

Beginner Series:
Monday June 28, Wednesday June 30, and Friday July 2 
6:10 – 7:10pm (Cost: $145)
Tuesday July 27 and Thursday July 29 
6:10 – 7:10pm (Cost: $95)
Monday August 9, Wednesday August 11, and Friday August 13 
6:10 – 7:10pm (Cost: $145)
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Advanced Series:
Monday June 28, Wednesday June 30, and Friday July 2 
7:20 – 8:20pm (Cost: $145)

Tuesday July 27 and Thursday July 29 
7:20 – 8:20pm (Cost: $95)

Monday August 9, Wednesday August 11, and Friday August 13 
7:20 – 8:20pm (Cost: $145)

Entire Series Discount: $350 (all 8 sessions in a series)

Player Offensive Zone Strategies 
Ages 10-12 and 13+

Offensive Zone

Join Ion Hockey Director Doug Plocki for an exploration of how to “play in 5’s” in the offensive zone. This clinic will explore critical concepts of how to maintain possession and generate quality scoring chances in the offensive zone using all 5 attacking players. This clinic focuses on concepts rather than pure skill development, and basic passing and shooting skills are required to get the most out of this clinic.

This clinic involves competitive contact at all levels, but no checking.

Ages 10-12: Tuesday July 6 and Thursday July 8 
6:10 – 7:10pm (Clinic Cost: $95)

Ages 13 and up: Tuesday July 6 and Thursday July 8 
7:20 – 8:20pm (Clinic Cost: $95)

REGISTRATION LIMIT 20 SKATERS AND 4 GOALIES PER GROUP

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LHA FUNdamentals

Strong Foundations

Join LHA Director Chris Caravelli for an exploration of the foundation skills needed to become a great hockey player. This clinic will cover power skating basics, puck handling and control, shot and pass technique and selection, contact confidence, and core concepts like puck support and puck pursuit. Open to all players.

Ages 10 and under:
Tuesday Jun 29 and Thursday July 1 
6:10 – 7:10pm (Clinic Cost: $95)

Monday August 16, Wednesday August 18, and Friday August 20 
6:10 – 7:10pm (Clinic Cost: $145)

Ages 11 and up:
Tuesday Jun 29 and Thursday July 1 
7:20 – 8:20pm (Clinic Cost: $95)
Monday August 16, Wednesday August 18, and Friday August 20 
7:20 – 8:20pm (Clinic Cost: $145)

Combo Rate (all 5 sessions in your age division): $205
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LHA Power Skating

Fundamentals

Join LHA director Chris Caravelli to learn the fundamental techniques hockey players need to generate speed and quickness (they are not the same thing!). Power and technique will bring you speed. Balance and agility will bring you quickness in transition. Great skaters need both!

Monday July 12, Wednesday July 14, and Friday July 16 
6:10 – 7:10pm. 
Clinic Cost: $145
All ages welcome.

LHA Scoring Clinic

Shooting Techniques

Join LHA Director Chris Caravelli for an exploration of the subtle art of scoring. Chris and his staff will cover shooting techniques, shot selection and placement, scoring on the rush, attacks from below the goal line, escapes and attacks from tight areas, point shots, and screens, tips, and deflections. Open to all players.

Group One: Ages 10 and under:
Monday June 21, Wednesday June 23, and Friday June 25 
6:10 – 7:10pm. 
 Clinic Cost: $145

Group Two: Ages 11 and up:
Monday June 21, Wednesday June 23, and Friday June 25 
7:20 – 8:20pm. 
 Clinic Cost $145
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LHA Battle Clinics

Join LHA Director Chris Caravelli and Little Caps Skills Coaches to learn the not-so-gentle art of competitive contact and puck possession. This clinic will review proper body contact and the critical ability to win puck battles: body position, angling, puck protection, creating loose pucks, footwork and stickwork in tight areas, and playing in front of the net. This clinic will also teach players what contact is NOT permissible under current USA Hockey rules. Open to all players.

Group One: Ages 11-13 (body contact only - no check)
Tuesday July 13 and Thursday July 15 
6:10 – 7:10pm. Clinic Cost $95

Group Two: Ages 14 and up (body and competitive contact - includes permissible checking)
Tuesday July 13 and Thursday July 15 
7:20 – 8:20pm. Clinic Cost $95
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The Skilled Defensemen

Designed especially for Defensemen who want to learn and improve the tricks of this highly specialized position. Our sessions focus on 1-v-1 defending technique, D-Zone positioning, transition, puck retrieval, activation on the rush, and offensive zone play. Taught by Stephenson University Assistant Coach and Little Caps Skills Coach Duante Abercrombie.

Group One: August 2, 4, and 6 from 6:10 - 7:10pm (Ages 12-14)
Clinic Cost: $165

Group Two: August 2, 4, and 6 from 7:20 - 8:20pm (Ages 15 and up)
Clinic Cost: $165
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Brent Johnson Goalie Clinic

Goalie Camp for All

Join Former Washington Capital and Pittsburgh Penguin Goalie Brent Johnson for three nights of elite goaltender training. This clinic involves advanced concepts and is for travel players only please, ages 12 and up.

Monday July 12, Wednesday July 14, and Friday July 16 
7:20 – 8:20pm.
Clinic Cost $165
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Habits for the Modern Coach

Join Ion Hockey Director Doug Plocki, Loudoun Knights Hockey Director Craig Desjarlais, Ion Goaltending Director Dan Keyes, and Washington Little Capitals Hockey Director Matt Thomas to discuss key concepts for coaching today’s game.

August 23: Ice Utilization and Practice Construction 
6:30pm Presentation, 7:20pm on ice

August 25: Bench Management and How to Work with Goalies 
6:30pm Presentation, 7:20pm on ice

August 27: Special Teams 
6:30pm Presentation, 7:20pm on ice

Includes both off-ice and on-ice sessions 
coaches will be participating in drills on the ice!

 Free to all area coaches.
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Shooting to Score

Develop your offensive game with a curriculum prepared by Washington Little Caps Coach Brad Kostrzebski. The weekend clinic will include 4 on-ice sessions where the staff will teach and reinforce shooting techniques, body positioning, and other ways to score. The clinic will also include 2 off-ice film sessions to explore how the player can develop habits and fundamentals that will lead to scoring at higher levels. We will also offer 2 off-ice workouts emphasizing quickness and explosive movements. Open to forwards and defensemen!
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ADULT SKILLS

Are you an IAHL player looking for extra ice time to hone your skills? Are you a new to the game and looking for some quality instruction? Join Loudoun Hockey Academy staff for adult skill development sessions run like a AAA/AA practice. Expect high-intensity, detail-oriented drills and small area games to enhance your skills, for the advanced group, and a gentler approach with our beginners!

July 5, 7, 9
Beginner Series: 6:10 – 7:20pm
Advanced Series: 7:20 – 8:20pm

Registration opening soon!

LHA Hockey 101: LEARN TO PLAY CLINIC

Join us for 2 nights of introductory hockey lessons in a small group format. We will cover hockey basics: skating, shooting, passing, puck handling all at the entry level position. New to the game? This is the clinic for you!
Ages 4-7: Tuesday August 3 and Thursday August 5 
6:10 – 7:10pm

Ages 8+: Tuesday August 3 and Thursday August 5 
7:20 – 8:20pm

Registration opening soon!
NO SCHOOL! NO PROBLEM! Ion ITC runs hockey and fun camps on each day LCPS is out!
NO REFUNDS OR MAKE-UP!
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