Select Skills

Prerequisite: Foundational Skills | Typical Ages: 10u-12u-14u

Our Select Skills program is the most important part in the process of becoming an Elite hockey player. After completing Foundational Skills, players will challenge themselves by learning more advanced skills, while perfecting familiar skills learned in Foundational Skills. These skills will help the player become more advanced and progress through their development.

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724-465-2665

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recinfo@whitetownship.org

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497 East Pike Road, Indiana, PA 15701

Keystone Hockey Academy Progression Guide

Learn To Play
Foundational Skills

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Select Skills

Elite Skills

2024-25 Season Select Skills Sessions
Session 1: Aug 20 - Oct 8
Tuesdays | 7:40 PM - 8:40 PM
Session 2: Oct 15 - Dec 3
Tuesdays | 7:40 PM - 8:40 PM
Session 3: Dec 10 - Feb 11
(No Class 12/24, 12/31)
Tuesdays | 7:40 PM - 8:40 PM
Session 4: Feb 18 - Mar 25
(2 classes TBD)
Tuesdays | 7:40 PM - 8:40 PM
$ 110 00
/8 Classes
For the 2024-25 Season we will be offering 4 sessions of our Select Skills program. Your registration fee includes an 8 punch card - redeemable at any public skate and skate rentals until you purchase your own set of skates. Each participant will receive a KHA jersey and 10% off at Kelly's Hockey Shop until November 1st, 2022.
Registration Info
Skills
Grading Criteria

Each session is 8 weeks long and held every Tuesday from 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM.

A completed registration form and payment are required to hold your spot.

*Registrations are NOT accepted after the second class of a session

Skating— Backward one skate stop & two skate stop, Directional change, Landing on feet after jump, V-start, T-start
Puck Control— Change of direction with puck, Fakes/Deception with puck, Receiving pucks off boards/along boards, Attacking the triangle, Diagonal puck handling, Protecting the puck
Passing & Receiving— One touch passes, Give & Go, Area passes
Shooting— Slapshot, Fake shot, Screened shot, Deflections concept
Contact— Stick press, Angling concepts, Intro to body contact, Contact confidence

Grading Criteria:
The following skills will be evaluated on a 100 point scale, which the participant must pass 75% before moving up to Elite Skills. These will be included in the skills that are practiced and developed each week. We think that these skills are the most important in the development process.
Skating— Backward one foot stop, Backward cross under, Landing on feet after jumps, Inside edge mohawks
Puck Control— Backward puck control, Toe drag
Passing & Receiving— Backhand pass
Shooting— Backhand, Snapshot
Contact— Poke check

Closed For The Season

S&T Bank Arena is a seasonal facility, the Ice Rink and all Ice Programs will be suspended from April – August. Our office hours during the summer season is Monday – Friday, 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM, feel free to reach out with any questions.