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Martian Cup Week 8/9 to 8/12 Schedule

PLAYERS NEED TO ARRIVE AND BE DRESSED 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE START OF THEIR MARTIAN CUP SESSION.

Martian Cup
Session #1 8/9/2021 Mon Ice Rinks Gurry Rink Clinic 4:20 PM-6:20 PM
Session #2 8/9/2021 Mon Ice Rinks Gurry Rink Clinic 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Session #3 8/10/2021 Tue Ice Rinks Gurry Rink Clinic 5:00 PM-7:00 PM
Session #6 8/11/2021 Wed Ice Rinks Gurry Rink Clinic 4:50 PM-6:50 PM
Session #12 8/12/2021 Thu Ice Rinks Gurry Rink Clinic 4:20 PM-6:20 PM
Session #11 8/12/2021 Thu Ice Rinks Gurry Rink Clinic 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Summer 2021 Registration Link

Summer 2021 Martian Hockey Schedule

We are excited to finally announce the Summer of 2021 Skills program. All skills will be currently held at Phillips Academy in Andover. Our summer program will begin on 6/21 and conclude the week of 8/9.

Our Registration will go live at 7 pm on 2/26. This will be our 23RD year. Please do not hesitate to sign up. We are a little late getting this rolling, so i am sure there will be a lot of traffic to the web site. Spots are available on a first come first serve basis.

If you have questions please call the new office line at 978-887-0600.

Summer 2021 Sessiion Ice Schedule and Session Status at Phillips Academy in Andover

Session # Day Dates Rink Age Group Time
1 Monday 6/21 - 8/9 Gurry Mites/First Year Squirts 4:20 to 6:20 pm $290 Email for Availability
2 Monday 6/21 - 8/9 Gurry Squirts 6:30 to 8:30 pm $290 Email for Availability
3 Tuesday 6/22 to 8/10 Gurry Mites/First Year Squirts 5 pm - 7 pm $290 Email for Availability
4 Tuesday 6/22 to 8/3 Gurry Girls Middle and Girls HS Skills and Cross Ice Games 7:10 pm -8:30 pm $150 Email for Availability
6 Wednesday 6/23 to 8/11 Gurry PW/ 2nd year Squirts 4:50 pm 6:50 pm $290 Email for Availability
7 Wednesday 6/23 to 8/3 Gurry (6th, 7th, 8th grade players) Stick handling and Sniper skills 7 pm-8 pm $195 Email for Availability
8 Wednesday 6/23 to 8/3 Gurry ( 6th, 7th, 8th grade players) Checking and Battle Skills 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm $195 Email for Availability
9 Wednesday 6/23 to 8/3 Gurry Save $$ sign up for Both Session 7 + 8 7 pm - 9:10 pm $365 Email for Availability
11 Thursday 6/24 to 8/12 Gurry Mites only 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm $290 Email for Availability
12 Thursday 6/24 to 8/12 Gurry Mites/First Year Squirts 4:20 pm - 6:20 pm $290 Email for Availability

MARTIAN HOCKEY 2021 SUMMER SESSIONS ANNOUNCED

SKILLS PROGRAM FORMAT (GIRLS & BOYS)

Skills and Cross Ice Combined program for the SUMMER of 2021!!

MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, AND THURSDAY

STARTING THE WEEK OF JUNE 21st AND FINISHING BY THE WEEK OF AUGUST 9TH

120 minutes weekly sessions, 8 weeks, PHILLIPS ACADEMY

COST $290

Martian Sports Skills will continue with our new format to our successful skills program for the SUMMER of 2020! 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 2021. Each player will receive 60 minutes of skills instruction weekly and a 60 minute XICE GAME EACH WEEK.

Paul Sacco , Jerry Markem, 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:

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 $290 PER SESSION PER PLAYER

EACH PLAYER WILL RECEIVE A TOTAL OF 16 HOURS OF INSTRUCTION.

MARTIAN CUP TOURNAMENT 2021

Martian Sports Skills is pleased to announce that our 23nd 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 9th to August 18th, 2021.

SPECIALTY SKILLS SESSIONS FOR THE SUMMER OF 2021

MIDDLE SCHOOL DEFENSE & CHECKING SKILLS – (7wk, weekly 1 hour sessions) WEDNESDAY 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:

  1. Proper techniques on how to give and take a check
  2. Proper angling techniques and stick positions
  3. Proper way to Identify and defend passing lanes in all zones
  4. Proper techniques in stick checking (poke checks and defensive use of the stick)
  5. Proper body checking fundamentals along the boards and in the middle of the ice
  6. Proper defensmen skills including (gap control, offensive and defensive zone awareness, proper body position along the boards and in front of the net)
  7. Battle drills incorporating all techniques learned in previous weeks.

COST PER PLAYER =  $195 (Wednesday's - 7 weeks)  PER PLAYER

GRADES 6, 7, & 8 – 7:10 PM

MIDDLE SCHOOL STICK HANDLING & SHOOTING (7wk, weekly 1 hr. sessions) (Wednesday 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 =  $195 (Wednesday's- 7 weeks)

GRADES 6, 7 & 8 - 6:00 PM

COMBINED PROGRAM SPECIAL $365 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