We are excited to finally announce the Summer of 2023 Skills program.
All skills will be currently held at Phillips Academy in Andover. Our Summer program will begin on 6/19 and conclude the week of 8/15.
This will be our 25th year. Please do not hesitate to sign up. Our sessions are on a first come first serve basis. Once a session is sold out we will not add any additional spots. Every year we sell out so please do not wait.
If you have questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office line at 978-887-0600. Email will get a quicker response as we limited office hours.
|Session #||Day||Dates||Rink||Age Group||Time||Cost|
|Monday||6/19 - 8/14||Phillips||Mites/First Year Squirts (7 weeks No session on July 4th)||4:20 to 6:20 pm||$299||No skills 8/7|
|Monday||6/19 - 8/7||Phillips||PW/ 2nd year Squirts (7 weeks No session on July 4th)||6:30 pm - 8:30 pm||$299|
|Tuesday||6/20 to 8/15||Phillips||Mites/First Year Squirts||4:20 -6:20 pm||$270||No session July 4th|
|Tuesday||6/20 to 8/1||Phillips||(6th, 7th, 8th grade players) Stick handling and Sniper skills||6:30 - 7:30 pm||$175||6 weeks ( No skills 7/4)|
|Tuesday||6/20 to 8/1||Phillips||( 6th, 7th, 8th grade players) Checking and Battle Skills||7:40 - 8:40 pm||$175||6 weeks ( No skills 7/4)|
|Tuesday||6/20 to 8/1||Phillips||Save $$ sign up for Both Session 7 + 8||7 pm - 9:10 pm||$335||6 weeks ( No skills 7/4)|
|Wednesday||6/21 to 8/9||Phillips||Mites/First Year Squirts||5:30 - 7:30 pm||$299|
|Thursday||6/22 to 8/15||Phillips||Mites only||4:10 pm - 6:10 pm||$299||No Skills 8/10|
|Thursday||6/22 - 8/10||Phillips||Squirts||6:20 pm - 8:20 pm||$299|
SKILLS PROGRAM FORMAT (GIRLS & BOYS)
Skills and Cross Ice Combined program for the SUMMER of 2023!!
MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, AND THURSDAY
STARTING THE WEEK OF JUNE 19th AND FINISHING BY THE WEEK OF AUGUST 15thTH
120 minutes weekly sessions, 8 weeks, Except for session #1 and #2 (7 weeks due to July 4th) PHILLIPS ACADEMY
Martian Sports Skills will continue with our new format to our successful skills program for the SUMMER of 2023! We will expand this combination of our successful skills format and the success of the development of our Cross Ice game format to 120 minutes each week for the summer of 2023. Each player will receive 60 minutes of skills instruction weekly and a 60 minute XICE GAME EACH WEEK.
Paul Sacco , Chris Muise and Kirsten Mathews, will once again return to run our successful 8 WEEK, WEEKLY program for mite, squirt, and pee wee/ bantam players. Each of these programs will meet once a week for 8 weeks for 120 minutes. The program is designed around the following weekly lessons:
Week 1: Discovering your edges
Week 2: The importance of balance
Week 3: Stopping and starting
Week 4: Crossovers / quick acceleration
Week 5: Backward skating and transition
Week 6: Shooting and Stick handling
Week 7: Battle Skills and Body position/angling
Week 8 : Martian Cup
All of our weekly lessons are weekly skills are reviewed each week with the purpose of building a foundation for the young players to build on throughout the entire program.
COST IS $299 PER SESSION PER PLAYER
EACH PLAYER WILL RECEIVE A TOTAL OF 16 HOURS OF INSTRUCTION.
MARTIAN CUP TOURNAMENT 2023
Martian Sports Skills is pleased to announce that our 25th annual tournament will cap off our summer skills programs. This tournament is the highlight of all of our participants as they play for the right to carry the cup around the ice like their hero’s of the NHL. The winners will also have their name etched on the cup for future players to admire. The tournament will take place August 8th to August 16th, 2023.
MIDDLE SCHOOL DEFENSE & CHECKING SKILLS – (6wk (July 4th no skills), weekly 1 hour sessions) TUESDAY NIGHTS
Martian Sports Skills will offer a weekly checking skills program. We introduce the proper method of
checking both with the body and with the stick. We will teach the proper defensive techniques and positioning of a player in all aspects of the game. We will separate the players by birth years to ensure safety.
Players will be taught the following:
COST PER PLAYER = $175 (TUESDAY - 6 weeks) PER PLAYER
GRADES 6, 7, & 8 – 7:40 PM
MIDDLE SCHOOL STICK HANDLING & SHOOTING (6wk, weekly 1 hr. sessions) (Tuesday Nights)
Players will be taught the following:
1) Proper body and hand position when taking various shots.
2) Proper body position when stick handling in various situations with in each zone.
3) heads up play in both zones as it relates to shooting and stick handling.
4) Players will be taught 4 critical moves that will help them improve confidence and success in game conditions.
. This camp is very popular and sells out quickly. COST PER PLAYER = $175 (Tuesday's- 6 weeks)
GRADES 6, 7 & 8 - 6:30 PM
COMBINED PROGRAM SPECIAL $335 FOR BOTH SESSIONS
Session #2 Mites Monday 6:30 pm
Session #5-#14-#15 Tuesday-Thursday
Session #9 Wednesday 6:30 pm SQ/PW
Session #13 6:20 pm Thursday Squirts
Session #3 Monday 6:40 pm
Session #6 Mites-Squirts Tuesday 6:40 pm
Session #10 Wednesday 6:40 pm SQ/PW