Hockey Camps & Clinics at Carolina Ice Palace

2024-25 Pre-Season Checking Clinic (CYHA)

2024-25 Pre-Season Checking Clinic (CYHA)
Dates: August 5th – August 18th

This clinic is intended for birth years 2009-2013 and is strongly recommended for any player that is looking to gain knowledge and confidence when it comes to body contact. We will cover respect and attitude as it pertains to learning what body contact is all about.

On the ice, we will cover the fundamentals of angling, body position, stick position, stick checking, competitive contact and body checking. We will put body contact into practice through station-based drills and small area games.

**Must be registered with the Charleston Youth Hockey Association for the 2024-25 season**

August 6th @ 7:15pm

August 8th @ 7:30pm

August 13th @ 7:15pm

August 15th @ 7:30pm

Defensive Concepts Clinics

Summer 2024 – Defensive Concepts Clinic
(2008-2015 – House + Travel)


Dates:
August 9th, 10th, 11th
Times:

August 9th On-Ice: 6:30PM – 7:50PM

August 10th On-Ice: 8:30AM – 9:50AM, Functional workout: 10:15AM, Video session: 11:05AM

August 11th On-Ice: 8:30AM – 9:50AM

The 3-day Defensive Concepts Clinic will focus on specific skills that will improve your overall play on the defensive side of the puck. A station-based format is utilized for much of the instruction to maximize personal attention and ensure players are grouped by age and ability on the ice.

Coaching Staff:

  • Ryan Blair – CIP/CYHA Hockey Director, former professional coach and former D1 and professional defenseman.
  • Connor Moore – Four years of professional hockey experience in the ECHL, ECHL All-Star 2024, former D1 defenseman at Boston College.
  • Other CIP/CYHA Coaches will be assisting on the ice.

ADULT HOCKEY SKILLS

Adult Hockey Skills
Dates: July 8 – August 26th

Open to any hockey player looking to work on developing their hockey skills. This program welcomes new and experienced players alike and the coaching staff will design a practice plan that fits all abilities. Strong emphasis on proper skating skills will be offered each week as well as puck handling, passing and shooting techniques. Each clinic will include small area games that simulate the game of hockey. We will meet for a total of eight (8) sessions on the ice. Class times and dates are listed below.

50 minutes of on-ice instruction on Mondays at 7:30 – 8:20PM

PRE-SEASON HOCKEY CONCEPTS CLINIC

Pre-Season Hockey Concepts Clinic

Age: 7-12


Dates:
August 13th & 15th
Time: Tuesday 7:15p – 8:150 & Thursday 6:45p – 7:45p

After spending 2, 3, 4 or even 5 years in cross-ice and half-ice hockey, your player is moving up to the full ice game. But what’s next? The full-ice game comes with new rules and challenges like positions, changing on the fly, faceoffs, penalties, and a much bigger rink to navigate. Our Hockey Concepts Clinic will be two sessions (60 minutes each) and will help with the transition to full-ice hockey. Each session, we’ll cover new hockey language, rules, positions, and team strategies in this instructional clinic.

GOALIE CLINIC

Summer 2024 – Goalie Clinic
(2008-2015 – House + Travel)


Dates:
August 3rd + 4th
Time:
10:30AM-11:50AM

The 2-day Goalie Clinic will focus on specific skills that will improve your overall play in the crease. A station-based format is utilized for much of the instruction to maximize personal attention and ensure players are grouped by age and ability on the ice.

Coaching Staff:

  • Jeff Jakaitis – CYHA Goalie Director, 12-year professional career (3X ECHL First-team all star, 3X ECHL Goalie of the year, 1 X ECHL MVP, and former D1 goalie

  • Parker Milner – 8-year professional career (1 X ECHL Goalie of the year, 1 X ECHL First-team all star, 1 X ECHL Second-team all star, and former D1 goalie (2 X NCAA National Champion)
  • Colleen Jacoby – CYHA Goalie Development Coach, former NCAA goalie
  • Other CIP/CYHA Coaches will be assisting on the ice.

Interested in Hosting a Hockey Camp at CIP?

Please contact our General Manager, Brandon Schultz at bschultz@carolinaicepalace.com or 843.572.2717 ext 5907.