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Hockey 8-11 High Performance

PGSS Polars High Performance hockey courses are by invitation. Students selecting Hockey 8/9 and BA Hockey 10/11 will be screened for the High Performance classes.   Students must exhibit above average hockey skills, exceptional attendance and motivation.  These attributes are mandatory requirements needed to participate and excel in the rigorous on ice and dry land training activities.  Successful applicants will be placed in one of four High Performance classes or High Performance 2.  This program is yearlong and is offered in conjunction with the students' appropriate grade level PE class.  The course fee is $250.

 

Hockey 8-11 High Performance 2

All PGSS HP hockey courses are by invitation.  Students selecting Hockey 8/9 or BA Hockey 10/11 will be screened for suitability in the HP or HP 2 classes. The HP 2 program is semester long and is offered in conjunction with the students' appropriate skill level.  This course is an excellent option for students that attend other high schools in Prince George, but would like the opportunity to be involved in the PGSS High Performance Hockey Program.  Students can cross enroll between their home school and PGSS.  If interested, please contact Renzo Berra at rberra@sd57.bc.ca .  The course fee is $125.

 

Hockey 8/9

Hockey 8/9 is an entry level course - No hockey or skating experience is necessary!   Students selecting this course will receive in depth instruction on the technique of skating.  Students will learn balance, edge control, striding, and basic skating stance.  Once students have established skating proficiency the basic skills of hockey will be introduced.   Skills in puck control, stick handling, passing, shooting, and general hockey rules will be taught.  Students will participate in non-contact hockey games to refine their basic hockey skills.  Students who do not have hockey equipment may borrow PGSS gear for the semester. Please contact your counselor if you require equipment as PGSS has limited quantities available for student use. There is a $30 course fee.

 

BA Hockey 10

Hockey 10 is an entry level course - No hockey or skating experience is necessary!   Students selecting this course will receive in depth instruction on the technique of skating.  Students will learn balance, edge control, striding, and basic skating stance.  Once students have established skating proficiency the basic skills of hockey will be introduced.   Skills in puck control, stick handling, passing, shooting, and general hockey rules will be taught.  Students will participate in non-contact hockey games to refine their basic hockey skills.  Students who do not have hockey equipment may borrow PGSS gear for the semester. Please contact your counselor if you require equipment as PGSS has limited quantities available for student use. There is a $30 course fee.

 

BA Hockey 11

Hockey 11 is a course offered to any student who is a proficient skater.  Hockey 11 offers the opportunity to enhance the basic skills of skating, stick handling, passing, shooting, and game play.  Hockey 11 drills have been designed to be primarily individual and fast paced in nature.  The drills have been selected to challenge each student to perform individual skills, as quickly as possible, so that he/she can perform hockey skills at a higher level with success, and confidence.  Non-contact hockey games will also be used to enhance, and refine skill proficiency.  The students will learn to analyze a component of 'game play', as well as learn and demonstrate knowledge in running a practice.  A complete set of hockey equipment is required for this course.  Please contact your counselor if you require equipment as PGSS has limited quantities available for student use. There is a $30 course fee.

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