Defenseman Only Camp
June 4th 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm June 5th 12:00pm-1:15 pm June 6th 12:00pm-1:15pm June 18th: 6pm-715pm June 19th: 12pm-1:15 pm June 20th: 12pm- 1:15 pm
Ames ISU Ice Arena,
1507 Gateway Hills Park Dr, Ames, IA 50014, USA
 
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ABOUT THE DEFENSEMAN ONLY CAMP

Defense wins championships.

The defenseman position in hockey is something I hold dear to my heart. I started playing defense because I got the most minutes at defense as a 2nd year squirt. I then just evolved into loving the position and fine tuning my game from watching NHL players and NCAA hockey. When I played the defenseman position, I was never really a flashy player, I did my job, I was resilient, conditioned and determined. The older I got, the more I started to evolve into a complete defenseman, playing both sides of the puck, great defensively and strong offensively, smart in my defensive zone, good on the power play and if my team needed a block shot on the penalty kill I would do it. As I started to get recognized for my play with accolades, awards and all-star nominees, I became more and more fascinated with the position. During my final year of college hockey and my first year out of college, each week I would sit down and break down roughly 20+ NHL games a week, on top of coaching a 14U team at the time and helping out at clinics I really started to ask myself why are so many defense nowadays lacking basic skills? I'd see (and still see) defenseman just dumping pucks, throwing blind passes, rushing to get the puck out, not moving off the blue line, no idea how to neutral zone regroup, no idea how to read a forecheck, no idea when to call for a reverse, not skating the puck out of the zone, getting their shots blocked often. Which is why I started this camp. The Defenseman Only Camp for all squirt, peewee, bantam and 18U aged players in and around the Iowa area. Take your game to the next level, be the guy all your teammates can rely on, improve your hockey IQ, start to chip in as a defenseman and never have the coach yelling at you for making a bad play and costing your team a goal! Defense wins championships, sign up today and let's evolve your game!

 
 

My kids have loved it and learned about weight lifting for the first time. Great experience. They love the fun team atmosphere you provide, too.

Erica Lea (parent)

ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THE GYM, TRAINING, ETC!

For more information about the camp, cost, dates, etc feel free to email me at the email below!

 

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