Duffey Hockey School logo
Back to Home


Locations/Schedules
Halifax/Dartmouth
Bedford
Bridgewater
Membertou/Sydney
Quispamsis
Christmas Break/Halifax


Female Schools

Goaltenders

Registration

Special Fee Discounts

Early Bird Draws

Private Schools/Other Services

Instructors

Contact Us








"School was very well run
and kids had fun at the same
time. A Class Act."










"We have been very impressed
with this school and in
particular the personal
approach taken by yourself
and staff to follow-up with the
participants."











"Instructors displayed an
obvious wealth of knowledge
both technical and practical."











"Instructors were very
knowledgeable and interacted
well with the kids."











"Instructors certainly did
wonders for our son's
confidence and he had a ball."










"Level of supervision was great.
We watched closely the first
day as our son is only Novice
age and we quickly found all
your instructors were great,
just like mother hens."








"Great mix of senior instructors
combined with younger major
junior instructors."









"Super job of supervision on
and off-ice."










Expressively Yours Greetings Hockey Guest Book

Expressively Yours Greetings




"I found improvement within the first hour of instruction. That was impressive."









"Your Spring School worked wonders for our child. The power skating with Marie, followed by puck handling and shooting was so focused on individual skills. We are amazed with its impact on our son."









"Instructors were friendly and encouraging in their remarks and were able to correct errors very well."








"Strong balance between skill, instruction, fun and keeping interest of kids on track."









"School was very well organized administratively as well as on the ice."









"Very impressed with your school. The instructor to child ratio was great. Very well organized. I extend to you my congratulations on a school well done! Would recommend to others. Good job."









Back to Home




Christmas Break Hockey School
December 22 and December 23
Halifax Forum/Civic Complex


This school is focused on individual skills and is a great tune-up for the second half of the season.

The sessions are high tempo with little down time. The schedule for these schools is designed to allow most players the opportunity to do more than one school (ie: power skating and puck handling/shooting.

To maximize individual attention, every group will be limited to 26 players. This school is open to boys and girls from ages 4 – 17.


For detailed schedules for all groups, click here.

IP1

This school is for players with limited or no playing experience. The majority of players would be born in 2011/12. This school is excellent for kids that have Can Skate experience or in IP1. The school will focus on the basic skills of skating, puck handling, passing and shooting. Past experience points to dramatic improvement for registrants in this school.

On-ice time: 3 hours
Cost: $95.

IP2

This school is for players (born in 2010) who have completed a season in IP1. The school will focus on the basic skills of skating, puck handling, passing and shooting. Past experience points to dramatic improvement for registrants in this school.

On-ice time: 3 hours
Cost: $95.

Novice Power Skating
Atom Power Skating
PeeWee/Bantam Power Skating
Novice/Atom Additional Power Skating

These schools will focus on quick starts, stopping, acceleration, stride lengthening, crossovers, lateral movement, backward striding, pivoting, turning and transition. Marie Bowness, a former Canadian Skating Pairs Champion, will be the primary instructor for these schools.

On-ice time: 3 hours
Cost: $95.

Novice Puckhandling/Shooting
Atom Puckhandling/Shooting
PeeWee/Bantam Puckhandling/Shooting

These schools will focus on puck handling at high speed, puck protection, passing, one on one situations, deking, puck control in game situations, the mechanics of shooting, shooting power, accuracy, shooting in motion, one timers, positioning, and various shot options.

On-ice time: 3 hours
Cost: $95.

Goaltending

This is a great mid-season opportunity to sharpen a goalie's skills heading into the second half of the season and play-offs.

On-ice time: 3 hours
Cost: $95.


Thank you for your interest in our Halifax Christmas Break Hockey School.