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FALL, 2024 Spray Lakes Sports Centre
Cochrane

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL !!!

P3 Sports is proud to present our Fall Learn to SKATE Program

FALL, 2024
Cochrane, AB

Perfect for 4 and 5 year olds that want to get into hockey!

Preschool and Kindergarten Academy is an introduction to skating skills through fun, active play, and games. At P3 Sports Inc, we believe in incorporating fundamental movement and skills into our training programs.

Hockey skills Practice

2024 Fall Learn to Play Cost $350 + Tax

WHATS INCLUDED?

  • 10 sessions
  • non stop fun
  • no need for full equipment
  • helmet, skates, gloves required

Billet Families

Needed!

Special Experience

Make some lifelong friends from Czechia!

For a third consecutive year, P3 Sports is very excited to announce that we will be hosting 2-3 youth hockey teams from all over Europe and Czechia from June 18th to July 17th, 2024

They will be travelling here with their own Coaches, Trainers, and Liaisons from the Over Seas Stars Agency.  The teams are excited to visit Canada to work with P3 coaches, play games against some Canadian teams and be immersed in our culture.  The athletes coming will range from birth years 2004 – 2012. 

 

Families will be responsible for looking after their guest athletes as they would their own children including getting them to and from their activities.  During the week the athletes will have a full itinerary, mostly at Spray Lakes Sawmills Family Sports Center.  During this time, they will be skating and training with P3 and/or their Over Seas Coaches, as well as participating in English and Mental Performance Classes. 

Game and Tournament Schedules will be less intense than last year to free up time for the families to enjoy the weekends with their billet sons and daughters.  We are introducing a new P3 International Hockey Tournament, June 21-23rd and a Charity Ball Hockey Tournament, along with Canada Day Events on the Long Weekend if you’re looking for things to do!   

Also new this year are a couple of planned excursions for the Over Seas athletes during the week, where they will be heading out to the Mountains as a group.  Hopefully taking some of the responsibility felt by the Billet Families to be taking them. 

With this said, some of the feedback from last year was that host families did more activities together with their Billet kids than they did with just their own family, so the opportunity for some great bonding is there, should you decide to hit the mountains or any other amazing sites within a stones throw from Cochrane! 

We are currently looking for billet families who would be a good fit to host athletes during their stay.

If interested please email:  Alec at tournaments@p3sportsinc.ca

Coaching tip of the Month

Coaching Tip of the Month

presented by Mike Kennedy, P3 Sports


If you have met me, you probably already know that there is ONE main thing coaches must adopt at their youth hockey practices – No standing around.  No long linueps.  Let PLAYING the game be the main teacher.

Tip 1 – Setting up a practice plan.

The first thing you need to do is consider how many players are coming to practice?  How many goalies?  Let’s take the example of 18 skaters, 1 goalie for a HALF ice practice.

Perfect, so we will likely need 3 or 4 stations to work from.  Let’s say there are 3 stations.  That means 6 players per station.

So if we do set up the stations to be:

a) Skill Station
b) game-like station
c)  compete station

The “Skill” Station, like learning to shoot, or puck handling, or working on your edges – this station should be focused on ZERO resting.  Finish the rep, go again.. and again…and again.  All 6 players should be doing these reps at the same time.

For a “Game-like” station, let’s try something with a goalie.

A 2 on 2 in the corner.  KTP:  Getting open for passes.  Shooting quickly.  Start by restricting the defense to have no sticks.  This allows the offense to create a little easier, to have some success while still having bodies defending in the way.  (It is also more fun for a goalie if the offense has some extra advantages).  So this game will have 4 / 6 players – PLAYING.  We ususually like the Offense, Defense, Out for these types of games. (Consider adding a 3rd F.  Take a D away.  Add a stick upside down.  And finally let the Defense have a normal stick.)

the “Compete” Station

This station can be done a thousand ways.  Racing for pucks around cones.  1 on 1 puck battles to make a pass to an open player in the slot.  Puck protection along the boards.  Bull in the ring – working on balance.  Usually this type of station involves 2 players competing.  2 players ready to go.  So there should be a maximum of 1 rep, 1 rest and you are up again!  So 2 groups should be going each time.  4 players working.  4 resting.

Coaching tip 2

If you put together a drill that has a lot (half of more) of the team going.  Try this:  get in line.

 

Many times I will time the amount of work for the players during the rep.  Player A skates towards a coach, gives a pass gets it back, turns towards net, pass to another coach, get it back and shoot.  Total time – 12 -15 seconds.  Time in line – 2+ minutes.  Total reps before switching sides – 2.

What happens here is the coach doesn’t realize that kids are only getting 2 reps.  The drill isn’t that bad, but there are too many kids.  This type of drill would be best served for 4 players MAX!  1 going, 1 going after the first pass, 1 ready to go and 1 is shooting the puck!

Keep the kids busy.  Time your routes.  See how long the rest is.  Give feedback on the course.  (Give a good target!)

Innaugural Coaching tip APRIL, P3 Sports, Mike Kennedy

Watch Ken Hitchcock talk about the importance of keeping the kids busy!

Good game drill, but too many players.  TIP:  have another station in the NZ, possibly puck handling around cones…

Good Drill

Goalies

FALL, 2024 Spray Lakes Sports Centre
Cochrane

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL !!!

P3 Sports is proud to present our Fall Learn to SKATE Program

FALL, 2024
Cochrane, AB

Perfect for 4 and 5 year olds that want to get into hockey!

Preschool and Kindergarten Academy is an introduction to skating skills through fun, active play, and games. At P3 Sports Inc, we believe in incorporating fundamental movement and skills into our training programs.

Hockey skills Practice

2024 Fall Learn to Play Cost $350 + Tax

WHATS INCLUDED?

  • 10 sessions
  • non stop fun
  • no need for full equipment
  • helmet, skates, gloves required

International Expo

Summer 2024

International Expo

June 21st - 23rd, 2024

P3 Elite – International Expo, June 2024

Attention all U13 Forwards and U18 Goalies! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to showcase your skills during elite level games at the International Expo tournament. Sign up now and join us from June 21st to June 23rd for exhilarating games against talented players from Czechia. Experience high-paced, action-packed games you won’t want to miss!

Cost: $350+ Tax

Includes:

  • Unique International Expo Jersey & Socks
  • 5 Game Guarantee
  • Unforgettable experience playing alongside International Athletes with competitive Games & Teambuilders.
  • Live Updating Standings & Player Stats
  • Awards for Champions, 2nd & 3rd Place
  • Tournament Swag & Apparel Available for Order Pre Tournament and at the event!

U13/U15- 3v3

BRAND NEW SUMMER 2024 WINSPORT CAMPS

3v3 Cross Ice League

July 2nd - July 25th 2024

25% OFF UNTIL JUNE 21st

P3 Cross-Ice 3on3 League:

We’re thrilled to introduce a new U13/U15 3v3 league to our summer lineup at P3! This cross-ice league offers young players an excellent chance to hone their skills in compact gameplay. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity—sign up now while spots are still available!

 

Two divisions: (U13 = 2013/2012 born players) (U15 = 2011/2010 born players)

Time: 2x per week in July

Location: WinSport

  • $300 per player
  • $200 per goalie
  • 6-7 skaters per team
  • Max 6 goalies who rotate through every team
  • 4-teams per division
  • 8 games per division, guaranteed
  • Gold and Bronze medal game at the end
  • Cross-ice 3on3
  • 10-15 min flow warmup | Three 15-18 min periods | 2-min intermissions
  • Change on your own, If shifts start to get to long we will change every 2-mins on coaches’ whistle
  • 2 coaches per ice session, 1 controlling each game, call-penalties
  • Penalties = penalty shot
  • After goal retreat to mid-line and opposing team takes puck from behind the net
a hockey player at P3 Hockey Academy Training

U7-U11

July Camps

P3 U7/U11 July Camps

P3’s U7 Skills Camp focus on developing the fundamental skills of young players including skating, puck handling, passing and shoot, while creating a fun filled environment. Athletes will engage in a variety of stimulating activities aimed at fostering skill development and a love for the game. Secure your spot now to ensure you don’t miss out on this enriching experience!

All Half Day Summer Hockey Schools Include: 6 hours on-ice, 2 hours Multi-sport, 2 hours dryland training, 2 hours off ice skills center circuits.

U7 camp will include 4 hours of Multi sport and 2 hours mini stick tournament

U7 Little Speedsters Camp:

Dates: July 15 – 18, 2024

Cost: $325

Location: SLS Center

U9/U11 Young Guns Camp:

Dates: July 15 – 18, 2024

Cost: $375

Location: SLS Center

U13/U15 Rising stars Camp:

Dates: July 15 – 18, 2024

Cost: $375

Location: SLS Center

Athletes playing hockey at Sports Day Camps

Learn to Play

FALL, 2024 Spray Lakes Sports Centre
Cochrane

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL !!!

P3 Sports is proud to present our Fall Learn to SKATE Program

FALL, 2024

Cochrane, AB

 

Perfect for 4 and 5 year olds that want to get into hockey!

Preschool and Kindergarten Academy is an introduction to skating skills through fun, active play, and games. At P3 Sports Inc, we believe in incorporating fundamental movement and skills into our training programs. 

 

2024 Fall Learn to Play Cost $350 + Tax

WHATS INCLUDED?

  • 10 sessions
  • non stop fun
  • no need for full equipment
  • helmet, skates, gloves required
Hockey skills Practice

2024 FALL LEARN TO PLAY

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Learn Skating Skills Early

Preschool/Learn To Skate

Preschool and Kindergarten Academy is an introduction to skating skills through fun, active play, and games. At P3 Sports Inc, we believe in incorporating fundamental movement and skills into our training programs. Furthermore, our trainers help our athletes build confidence in physical literacy to create an active, instructor lead program. Progressive classes ensure children will develop skating skills, on-ice agility, balance, and co-ordination within a fun and co-operative atmosphere.

learn to skate

Pre-K Flames - FALL

11:30AM – 12:00PM
Tuesdays & Thursdays – 16 Sessions
Program runs Oct 24 – Dec 14, 2023
Location: Spray Lakes Sawmills Family Sports Centre
Cost: $325 + GST

P3 is excited to upgrade our Customer Experience!

The link below will take you to our NEW Online partner – Daysmart.  Once you create a profile, PARENT first, then add CHILDREN, the system will allow you to sign up for age-appropriate programming!  After filling in the required information and signing the waiver, the link will redirect you to the PreK program.

Learn to Skate - WINTER

3:00 PM – 3:45PM
Fridays – 10 Sessions (45 Mins)
Program runs Jan 5th – Mar 15, 2023 (No Class Feb 23)

Location: Spray Lakes Sawmills Family Sports Centre
Cost: $325 + GST

Early Bird Price $225 + GST Ends Dec 8th 2023

P3 is excited to upgrade our Customer Experience!

The link below will take you to our NEW Online partner – Daysmart.  Once you create a profile, PARENT first, then add CHILDREN, the system will allow you to sign up for age-appropriate programming!  After filling in the required information and signing the waiver, the link will redirect you to the PreK program.

Hockey skills Practice

Learn 2 Play

The Learn 2 Play Hockey Program is designed for players being introduced to skating with full hockey equipment. At the end of the program, participants will be comfortable wearing their hockey gear and will have the ability to independently push off their skates and get back up if they fall. Sessions will focus on balance, striding, turning, stopping, stick grip, puck handling, passing, shooting, ice awareness, and some game-play.

Learn 2 Play – FALL

4:15PM – 5:00PM
Wednesdays – 10 Sessions
Program runs Oct 18 – Dec 20, 2023
Location: Spray Lakes Sawmills Family Sports Centre
Cost: $375 + GST

P3 is excited to upgrade our Customer Experience!

The link below will take you to our NEW Online partner – Daysmart.  Once you create a profile, PARENT first, then add CHILDREN, the system will allow you to sign up for age-appropriate programming!  After filling in the required information and signing the waiver, the link will redirect you to the correct program.

Learn 2 Play – Winter

4:15PM – 5:00PM
Wednesdays – 10 Sessions
Program runs Jan 10th – Mar 13th 2024 (Exception Feb 21)
Location: Spray Lakes Sawmills Family Sports Centre
Cost: $375 + GST

Early Bird Price $275 Ends December 8th 2023

P3 is excited to upgrade our Customer Experience!

The link below will take you to our NEW Online partner – Daysmart.  Once you create a profile, PARENT first, then add CHILDREN, the system will allow you to sign up for age-appropriate programming!  After filling in the required information and signing the waiver, the link will redirect you to the correct program.

Skating & Scoring

Skating and Scoring is an integral part in today’s game. In this 8-week program we focus on fundamentals that push the athlete outside their comfort zone. Skills worked on in this camp include: Edge control, stride technique, explosive skating power, first step quickness, shooting technique, quick release, change of angle, goal scoring tactics, wrist/snap shot, deflections/redirection, turns, pivots, and agility.

Hockey Skills Practice

Skating & Scoring (U9 - U15) - FALL

3:45PM  – 4:45PM
Fridays – 10 Sessions
Program runs Oct 13 – Dec 15, 2023
Location: Spray Lakes Sawmills Family Sports Centre
Cost: $500 + GST

P3 is excited to upgrade our Customer Experience!

The link below will take you to our NEW Online partner – Daysmart.  Once you create a profile, PARENT first, then add CHILDREN, the system will allow you to sign up for age-appropriate programming!  After filling in the required information and signing the waiver, the link will redirect you to the correct program.

Skating & Scoring (U9 - U15) - Winter

3:45PM  – 4:45PM
Fridays – 10 Sessions
Program runs Jan 5th – Mar 15th 2024 (Exception Feb 23)
Location: Spray Lakes Sawmills Family Sports Centre
Cost: $500 + GST

Early Bird Price $400 + GST Ends December 8th

P3 is excited to upgrade our Customer Experience!

The link below will take you to our NEW Online partner – Daysmart.  Once you create a profile, PARENT first, then add CHILDREN, the system will allow you to sign up for age-appropriate programming!  After filling in the required information and signing the waiver, the link will redirect you to the correct program.

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Power Skating

The P3 power skating program will help create a strong skating foundation to take your game to the next level. The progressive program focuses on balance, edge work, and technique to maximize power and enhance speed. Players will be challenged to get out of their comfort zone and develop strong skating habits, both forwards and backwards, through repetition and muscle memory. The Nine Week program will include: balance and edge control, stride technique and efficiency, explosive starts, powerful turns, crossovers, agility and deception.

*This is NOT a learn to skate program.
*Players must at least have a basic skating foundation.
*Players will be appropriately grouped by skill level.

Power Skating (U9 - U15) - FALL

4:00PM  – 4:45PM
Tuesdays – 10 Sessions
Program runs Oct 17 – Dec 19, 2023
Location: Spray Lakes Sawmills Family Sports Centre
Cost: $400 + GST

P3 is excited to upgrade our Customer Experience!

The link below will take you to our NEW Online partner – Daysmart.  Once you create a profile, PARENT first, then add CHILDREN, the system will allow you to sign up for age-appropriate programming!  After filling in the required information and signing the waiver, the link will redirect you to the correct program.

Power Skating (U9 - U15) - Winter

4:00PM  – 4:45PM
Tuesdays – 10 Sessions
Program runs
Location: Spray Lakes Sawmills Family Sports Centre
Cost: $400 + GST

P3 is excited to upgrade our Customer Experience!

The link below will take you to our NEW Online partner – Daysmart.  Once you create a profile, PARENT first, then add CHILDREN, the system will allow you to sign up for age-appropriate programming!  After filling in the required information and signing the waiver, the link will redirect you to the correct program.

P3 Sports Hockey Skills with precise edge control and puck Training

Breakfast Clubs

Rise and grind!
P3 Precise Training is one of Calgary and the surrounding area’s leaders in player skill development. By challenging a player’s individual skill set by using on-ice apparatus and stacking those skills into game play scenarios, P3’s Precise Training uses a unique approach to improve players’ fundamentals to expand their abilities and Hockey IQ.

Skills worked on During Breakfast Club Programs include: Balance and edge control, stride technique and efficiency, explosive starts, power turns, pivots, agility, crossover, agility and deception, apparatus puck skills, shooting technique, quick release, change of angle, goal scoring tactics, wrist shot/snap shot, deflections/re-directions.

Westside Breakfast Club (U9 - U15) - WINTER

6:30AM – 7:30AM
Mondays
Program runs Jan 8 – Mar 18 (Exception February 19th)
Location: Westside Rec
Cost: $500 + GST

Early Bird Price $400 + GST Ends December 8th 2023

P3 is excited to upgrade our Customer Experience!

The link below will take you to our NEW Online partner – Daysmart.  Once you create a profile, PARENT first, then add CHILDREN, the system will allow you to sign up for age-appropriate programming!  After filling in the required information and signing the waiver, the link will redirect you to the correct program.

Stu Peppard Breakfast Club (U9 - U15) - WINTER

6:30AM – 7:30AM
Fridays
Program runs Jan 5 – Mar 15 (Exception February 23rd)
Location: Stu Peppard
Cost: $500 + GST

Early Bird Price $400 + GST Ends December 8th 2023

P3 is excited to upgrade our Customer Experience!

The link below will take you to our NEW Online partner – Daysmart.  Once you create a profile, PARENT first, then add CHILDREN, the system will allow you to sign up for age-appropriate programming!  After filling in the required information and signing the waiver, the link will redirect you to the correct program.

PD Day Camps

P3 is excited to upgrade our Customer Experience!

The link below will take you to our NEW Online partner – Daysmart.  Once you create a profile, PARENT first, then add CHILDREN, the system will allow you to sign up for age-appropriate programming!  After filling in the required information and signing the waiver, the link will redirect you to the PreK program and the Early Bird discount will be applied at checkout!

Early Bird Discount Code: PDEarlyBird

P3 Sports is proud to have our PD Day Camps back for the 2023/2024 School Year! These Sport Specific camps will bring your children and friends together for a fun day of skill development in various sports including; Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball and MUCH More! Our camps run during all Public-School PD Days and Shared Public/Catholic School PD Days.
Sign Up Today! Spots are filling FAST!

2023/2024 PD Camp Dates

October 6th, 2023 (CANCELLED)

November 10th, 2023

November 20th, 2023

January 26th, 2024

March 11th, 2024

March 29th, 2024

April 29th, 2024

May 17th, 2024

May 20th, 2024

8:00 AM – 4:00PM
Location: Spray Lakes Sports Centre
Cost: $125 + GST (EARLY BIRD price $100 until 14 Days Prior to Each Camp! Automatically deducted at final checkout, must create a new account first.)

2024 International Hockey Expo

June 21st - 23rd, 2024
Cochrane, AB

P3 Sports is proud to present the 2nd Annual P3 International Hockey Expo!

June 21st – 23rd, 2024

Cochrane, AB

 

U13, U15 & U18 Elite Divisions featuring top AAA/AA Players from Canada & Europe.

 

2024 Event Cost $350 + Tax

WHATS INCLUDED?

  • Unique International Expo Jersey & Socks
  • 5 Game Guarantee
  • Unforgettable experience playing alongside International Athletes with competitive Games & Teambuilders.
  • Live Updating Standings & Player Stats
  • Awards for Champions, 2nd & 3rd Place
  • Tournament Swag & Apparel Available for Order Pre Tournament and at the event!

U18 Register Here

2023 P3 International Hockey Expo