Class Descriptions

Class Descriptions

Learn-to-Play Hockey Class Descriptions

Below are brief descriptions of the elements learned in each level of TBSA learn-to-play hockey skating classes. Please note that mastering the elements in any level can take more than one session depending on how often a skater practices between classes. Individual progression rates vary. Speak to your TBSA class coach with any thoughts or questions throughout your class session.

Mini Mite –  Designed as a beginner hockey class is for children ages 4-6. Instruction includes basic skating fundamentals and beginner hockey skills. Participants should know how to skate forward, backward and perform a stop in hockey skates.  Prerequisite:  Tots and/or Intro Skating Class in our traditional Learn to Skate program.

Hockey 101 –  Designed for intermediate level players ages 7 – 17. Instruction focuses on  basic hockey maneuvers including balance, edge control, passing, shooting as well as stick and puck handling. Prerequisite: Master Learn-to-skate program Intro I Class elements

Hockey 201 – Designed for advanced level players and Inhouse recreational league players ages 7 – 17. Instruction focuses on puck control, shooting, passing and advanced drills to enhance player performance. Prerequisite: Master Hockey 101 Class elements

Adult Hockey Beginner – Designed for beginner players age 18+. Instruction focuses on basic hockey maneuvers including balance, edge control, passing, shooting as well as stick and puck handling. Prerequisite: Master Learn-to-skate Adult Class elements