Computer analysis has demonstrated that the average length of time a professional hockey player skates at top speed on any occasion during a game is 2 – 4 seconds. It is a game of short, quick, explosive movements. Becoming an explosive skater depends on a number of factors, the most significant of which are:
At the Edge of Excellence Skating Camps, our entire program is specifically directed at improving skaters in all of these areas. Players are also educated on ways that they can, prior to attending the camp (through our off-ice training program) and following the camp, continue to make further gains and reinforce changes in these areas.
We limit each group on the ice to 30 players with 4 to 6 instructors on the ice. The ratio of player to instructor is, therefore, approximately seven to one