Elite Training Programs for Future Hockey Stars

Whether you are looking for one on one, group or team training; DHD provides high intensity elite hockey training for players looking to take their game to the next level.

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Featured Program: Just AddeD!

Through a progressive curriculum, personalized coaching, and small-group training sessions, we empower young athletes to enhance their abilities and reach their full potential on the ice.

March 11-14

March Break Camp

🏒 Elevate Your Game at Our March Break Camp - Your Gateway to Elite Performance! 🌟🏒

Gear up for a dynamic hockey journey unlike any other, perfectly timed for March Break! Our camp is meticulously crafted to reflect the high-octane environment of Development camps. We're set to boost your abilities to unprecedented levels, concentrating on three pivotal aspects of the game -  shooting/stickhandling, enhanced skating/endurance, and specialized stickhanding as it relates positional play..

Get ready for an intense schedule filled with small area games, competitive battle drills, and strategic exercises designed to elevate your in-game tactics. But the excitement doesn't end on the ice! Off the rink, Matt Lachine takes the lead in our off-ice conditioning, aiming to sharpen your physical condition and ensure you're in peak form.

With space limited, we offer a tailored and effective training environment. Our emphasis on a high volume of repetitions guarantees swift progress in both skill and stamina, providing you with the advantage you need to stand out. Don't miss out on this opportunity. Secure your place now and make this March Break one youwont forget!🏒

March 11-14

March Break Camp

🏒 Elevate Your Game at Our March Break Camp - Your Gateway to Elite Performance! 🌟🏒

Gear up for a dynamic hockey journey unlike any other, perfectly timed for March Break! Our camp is meticulously crafted to reflect the high-octane environment of Development camps. We're set to boost your abilities to unprecedented levels, concentrating on three pivotal aspects of the game -  shooting/stickhandling, enhanced skating/endurance, and specialized stickhanding as it relates positional play..

Get ready for an intense schedule filled with small area games, competitive battle drills, and strategic exercises designed to elevate your in-game tactics. But the excitement doesn't end on the ice! Off the rink, Matt Lachine takes the lead in our off-ice conditioning, aiming to sharpen your physical condition and ensure you're in peak form.

With space limited, we offer a tailored and effective training environment. Our emphasis on a high volume of repetitions guarantees swift progress in both skill and stamina, providing you with the advantage you need to stand out. Don't miss out on this opportunity. Secure your place now and make this March Break one youwont forget!🏒

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March/April

Prep Camp - Offense 2 Defense (all positions)

🏒 Unlock Your Hockey Potential at our Prep Camp - Your Path to High Level Performance! 🌟🏒

Get ready for an exhilarating hockey experience like no other! This is specially designed to mirror the intensity and precision of Major Junior and Pro Development camps. We're here to propel your skills to new heights, focusing on three game-changing elements - scoring (shooting), skating/endurance, and position-specific gameplay. Prepare for a power-packed lineup of small area games, battle drills, and systematic drills that will take your performance to the next level.

Our focus on a high number of reps ensures rapid skill and endurance development, giving you the competitive edge you need. Secure your spot now and join us at the  Prep Camp Camp🏒

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July/August

"The Program"

Welcome to the The Program

As the snow melts and trophies are raised, we introduce the arrival of summer 2024, DHD is thrilled to unveil our most anticipated offering yet: 'The Program'. This isn't just another summer activity; it's a transformative journey designed to elevate your game and unlock your full potential, just in time for the 2024 season.

The Essence of 'The Program'

Imagine immersing yourself in a comprehensive, 7-week intensive training regime that promises not just improvement, but a complete skill metamorphosis. With 'The Program', you'll be dedicating 14 total hours on the ice, spread across 2 enriching hours each week.

Progressive Learning, Unmatched Expertise

True to DHD's legacy of excellence, every session in 'The Program' is meticulously crafted. Each week, you'll find the lessons building upon one another, fostering a deep, intuitive understanding of the skill being taught to be applied to in game situation. Our curriculum is designed not just to teach, but to inspire.

Skills Tailored for the Stars

'The Program' covers a spectrum of essential skills:
Advanced Powerskating: stride Development (forwards and backwards), crossovers, advanced edge control, quick/explosive starts, balance and edge control.
Stickhandling: Master 7 practical moves that can change the course of any game.
Shooting Techniques: Learn 6 different shooting techniques to be used in any situation the player is faced with.
Passing and Puck Protection: Gain the finesse in controlling the game.
Positional Play:Understand your role and excel in it.

And that's just the beginning. Each skill is interwoven every week, ensuring a comprehensive and cohesive learning experience.

In-Game Application – The Complete Package

Our focus goes beyond just skill acquisition. 'The Program' emphasizes the application of these skills in real game situations. You'll understand not just the what and the how, but also the why and the when. This holistic approach ensures that you're not just a player with skills, but a thinker with strategy.

Spaces Limited – A Journey for Every Age

This summer, transform your game with DHD's 'The Program'. But remember, opportunities like this are as rare as they are valuable. Spaces are limited for all ages, ensuring personalized attention and an exclusive training environment.

Don't just play the game, redefine it with DHD this summer. Seize this chance to be part of something truly special. Are you ready to make 2024 your most remarkable season yet? Join us at 'The Program' and let's make it happen together!
Enroll Now and Embark on Your Journey to Excellence!
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March/April

SPRING Specialized Skills (Positional)

🏒 Elevate Your Game with Our Position-Specific Skill Sessions - Master Offensive and Defensive Tactics Tailored Just for You! 🏒

Step onto the ice and into a world where your position is the focus of every drill and strategy session! Our Position-Specific Skill sessions are meticulously designed to unleash your full potential, whether you’re an offensive threat or a defensive stalwart. Dive deep into the intricacies of your role on the ice, mastering skills that make the difference in pivotal game moments.

Our program offers a unique blend of offensive and defensive mastery, tailored to your specific position. For forwards, enhance your scoring techniques, puck control, and offensive positioning to gain offensive inside positioning. Defensemen will delve into advanced strategies for puck retrieval, zone defense, and transitioning play from defense to attack.

This journey of progression moves from fundamental techniques to advanced tactics, always linking back to your unique position on the ice. Our commitment to a low student-to-teacher ratio means you get the focused, personalized coaching you need to refine your skills.

These sessions are the ideal platform for young players eager to excel in their specific role. Whether you’re looking to become a formidable defenseman or a prolific forward, our program is your gateway to excelling in your position and leaving a mark on the game.

🏒 Reserve your place now and transform your play with our Position-Specific Skill Sessions - Your Path to Becoming a Dominant Force in Your Position on the Ice! 🏒

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August 26th - 29th

Pre-Season Prep Camp

🏒 Unlock Your Hockey Potential at our Prep Camp - Your Path to High Level Performance! 🌟🏒

Get ready for an exhilarating hockey experience like no other! This is specially designed to mirror the intensity and precision of Major Junior and Pro Development camps. We're here to propel your skills to new heights, focusing on four game-changing elements - scoring (shooting), skating/endurance, and position-specific gameplay. Prepare for a power-packed lineup of small area games, battle drills, and systematic drills that will take your performance to the next level.

Our focus on a high number of reps ensures rapid skill and endurance development, giving you the competitive edge you need. Secure your spot now and join us at the Prep Camp Camp🏒

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January-March

Winter Specialized Skills - Big Creek Arena

🏒 Elevate Your Game with Our Specialized Skill Sessions - Master Your Position and Dominate on the Ice! 🏒

Discover a one-of-a-kind hockey experience that's tailor-made for you! Our Specialized Skill sessions are all about unlocking your true potential in positional play and in-game scenarios. Get ready for a progressive and comprehensive learning journey, starting from the basics and advancing to complex skills that directly apply to real-game situations. We believe in quality over quantity, which is why we maintain a low student-to-teacher ratio. This ensures you receive personalized attention and targeted coaching that hones your unique talents. Our sessions cater to ages U9 to U16, making it the perfect opportunity for young aspiring stars to sharpen their skills and thrive on the ice.

Secure your spot now and join us for our Specialized Skill sessions - Your Gateway to Mastering Your Position and Dominating on the Ice! 🏒

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June

DHD 3v3

🏒🚀 Discover the Power of Small Area Play on a 100x50 Stage 🌟🏒

Ready to revolutionize your hockey journey? Introducing the 3rd Annual - DHD 3v3 Campaign - your gateway to a whole new dimension of the game! We're taking hockey to the next level with a unique small area gameplay style on the perfect 100x50 ice surface at Big Creek Arena in Amherstburg. Prepare to redefine your skills, enhance your hockey IQ, and have a blast on the ice like never before!

Why DHD 3v3?

🌟 Small Area Play, Big Impact: Experience hockey in a whole new light! Our 3v3 format within small areas means more touches, faster decision-making, and rapid skill development. Get ready for non-stop action and a game that keeps you on your toes.

🥅 100x50 Ice Surface: Big Creek Arena provides the perfect backdrop for our 3v3 program. With its 100x50 dimensions, it's the ultimate playground for honing your skills, executing plays, and scoring goals.

🏆 Benefits  of 3v3:

  • Enhanced Skill Development: Smaller playing areas mean more puck time, leading to improved stickhandling, passing, and shooting skills.
  • Faster Decision-Making: Quick thinking is crucial in 3v3 hockey, helping players develop their hockey IQ and on-ice awareness.
  • Increased Goal Scoring: With fewer players on the ice, there's more space to make plays and find the back of the net.
  • Fun & Excitement: DHD 3v3 is all about fast-paced, thrilling action that keeps players engaged and excited about the game.
  • Teamwork & Camaraderie: Our program fosters a sense of teamwork, collaboration, and sportsmanship among players, creating lifelong memories.

🏒🚀 Join the DHD 3v3 Movement. Elevate Your Game! 🌟🏒

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January - March

The Breakfast Club (Winter Edition - "W.E")

🌟 Rise and Shine with The Breakfast Club - Unleash Your Hockey Greatness!   🏒🌅

Are you an early morning riser with a passion for hockey excellence? Look no further! Introducing The Breakfast Club by DHD - a program designed to fuel your hockey dreams at 4 convenient locations: Central Park, Lakeshore ATC, Essex, Lasalle, and Leamington. Join us for a thrilling 1.5-hour session packed with powerful skill development and game-realistic scenarios. Our proven success in player development comes from our corrective and repetitive drills that fine-tune your game, all while maintaining a low teacher-to-student ratio for personalized attention. Get ready to elevate your powerskating skills in a focused 45-minute session. Then, dive into the world of stickhandling and shooting for another 45 minutes of action-packed learning.

The Breakfast Club is all about empowering you with a variety of skills that will set you apart on the ice. Reserve your spot now and join The Breakfast Club 🌟🏒

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March-April

The Breakfast Club (Spring Edition - "S.E")

🌟 Rise and Shine with The Breakfast Club - Unleash Your Hockey Greatness!   🏒🌅

Are you an early morning riser with a passion for hockey excellence? Look no further! Introducing The Breakfast Club by DHD - a program designed to fuel your hockey dreams at 4 convenient locations: Central Park, Lakeshore ATC, Essex, Lasalle, and Leamington. Join us for a thrilling 1.5-hour session packed with powerful skill development and game-realistic scenarios. Our proven success in player development comes from our corrective and repetitive drills that fine-tune your game, all while maintaining a low teacher-to-student ratio for personalized attention. Get ready to elevate your powerskating skills in a focused 45-minute session. Then, dive into the world of stickhandling and shooting for another 45 minutes of action-packed learning.

The Breakfast Club is all about empowering you with a variety of skills that will set you apart on the ice. Reserve your spot now and join The Breakfast Club 🌟🏒

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January - March

Danger Hockey League -Winter Edition ("DHL") (2016s-2018s) (Big Creek Arena)

🏒🚀 Calling All Rising Hockey Stars! Elevate Your Game with DHL! 🌟🏒

Ready to take your hockey skills to the next level? Look no further! Introducing DHL - a cutting-edge development program exclusively designed for players born in 2016, 2017, and 2018.

Step outside your home centre programming and dive into an action-packed 10-week experience that will redefine your game! Get ready for a dynamic hour of minutes of small area 3v3 and 2v2 game play, all in a thrilling, educational, and fast-paced atmosphere. At DHL, we believe in cultivating a fun and competitive environment that challenges and inspires players to reach their full potential. We're all about teamwork and camaraderie!

DHL encourages MD home centres like Essex, Southpoint, Kingsville, Lakeshore, Windsor, Amherstburg, Tecumseh, and more to create their own teams. With a cap of only 4 teams consisting of 9 players and 1 goalie each, don't wait to secure your spot on the ice. Unleash your hockey greatness with DHL - Your Path to Success on the Rink! 🏒🚀

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Team Tactics

📢 Attention Coaches, Teams, and Organizations in Essex County, Chatham Kent & Michigan! 📢

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