Initiation Program Coordinator
The Rising Stars opening weekend is scheduled for Tuesday , October 2, 2018 . Please register for the 2018-2019 season on this website through the Registration tab in the navigation.
Program Coordinator :
Nick Beaver : cell 716-435-8648
Amy Kneer – cell 716-465-5522, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Adam Bellows – cell 716-870-9610
Balance & Agility – basic stance, getting up from the ice, balance on one foot, gliding on two skates, gliding on one skate – forward and backward
Starting & Stopping – T start, front v start, crossover start, outside/inside stop, two-foot parallel stop
Forward & Backward Skating – c cuts left & right foot alternating, forward striding, edge control, figure 8’s, gliding on two skates backward
Turning & Crossovers – Glide turns, tight turns, pivots – backward to forward, forward to backward
Puck Control – Stance, narrow, wide, side - front – side, open ice carry – forehand & backhand, puck in feet
Passing & Receiving – stationary forward pass & backward pass, moving forward pass, moving backhand pass and lead pass
Wrist Shot – forehand wrist shot, backhand wrist shot, lots of shooting
The complete schedule for Rising Stars will be available on the website.
If you are interested in registering your son or daughter for the Rising Stars, please call Amy Kneer at 716-465-5522 and she can direct you on how to register online through our website. Our mailing address is 156 Tacoma Avenue, Buffalo, NY, 14216.
Check the sample of practice plans coaches can use. Use them as-is or adapt them to fit the needs of your players. Theme goals, equipment and ice time are listed at the top of each practice.