Power Play Rinks offers a variety of clinics to ensure that your hockey player can train all aspects of their game with our coaching staff! Skating serves as your foundation to the game and we have plenty of clinic for that! Whether you are looking to train consistently through the year or freshen up your skills in the weeks leading up to evaluations and tryouts, we have all the clinics you need! Power Skating, Puck Skills, Hockey IQ and Checking Clinics are scheduled throughout the year at Power Play. The widely popular Gritty Not Pretty Checking Clinic notoriously sells out months in advance. If you are a Pee Wee headed to Bantam hockey the following season or an older player looking to polish your gap control and physical play - make sure you register in time to secure your spot! Keep an eye out for the Hockey One Day Skills clinics typically held on off days from the Downingtown School District Calendar and over the Holidays.
Semi Private Hockey Training
Semi Private Lessons create an environment with less distractions and more individual attention.
These sessions include 50-minute of weekly semi-private lessons. There will be a max of 5 players per coach.
Lessons will work on a variety of skills and can be requested, minimum 1-year travel experience, no Mites.
Session 3 – Monday - March 29 April 5, 12, 19, 26 May 3 –4:50pm-5:40pm – Price: $215
Session 4 – Monday - May 10, 17, 24 June 7, 14, 21–4:50pm-5:40pm – Price: $215
High Performance Hockey Training
High Performance Hockey is designed for the AA & AAA player to master their skating abilities; “A” level players may inquire. This class is dedicated to explosive and precise skating; pucks will be introduced as the skater masters these disciplines. 50-minute lessons, small groups, with a limit of 2 groups of 8 players each.
Session 1 - Runs April 14, 28 May 5, 12, 19 4:25pm-5:15pm - $165
Session 2 - Runs May 26 June 2, 9, 16, 23 4:25pm-5:15pm - $165
Gritty Not Pretty
This 14-week program is dedicated to improving a player’s physical game. Gritty works on executing a check, receiving a check, proper body positioning, how to win battles in the corner, puck control under pressure, playing with intensity, safety, and much more. Grit definition - resolution, fortitude, courage.
Open to birth years 2009 to 2005 and approved 2004 & 2010’s. We offer two times for this popular class.
Clinic are Tuesdays March 9 to June 15 - 5:30pm-6:30pm or 6:40pm-7:40pm
Beginner Power Skating
Beginner Power Skating is a clinic that is ideal for A, B, and beginner level players to focus on developing their stride, balance, and skating ability. This program is centered on improving a player’s skating skills, explosion, and pure development. Open to 2005-2013 Birth years.
March 11 &18 April 1, 8, 15 5:10pm-6:10pm - Price: $85
Advanced Power Skating
Advanced Power Skating takes a more intricate approach to edge control and generating power.
This 4-day clinic is open to advanced and elite level skaters. Open to birth years 2004-2010.
Summer Power Skating
Knock off the rust and dump the sand out of your skates, its time to prep for the season. Dial in your edgework and build up your skating stamina with this 6 session clinic. Open to all ability levels, the clinic will be broken up into different stations balancing all types of power skating. Open to birth years 2012-2005's.
Runs July 6, 13, 20, 27 Aug 3, 10 - Cost $99
Shoot -2- Score
This clinic works on stick handling - from dekes, skating through traffic, skating in open ice, passing, proper techniques on giving a pass, receiving a pass, receiving a pass on the move, shooting to score and how to shoot hard but also with accuracy? Open to birth years 2011-2005.
July 8, 15, 22, 29 Aug 5, 12
The Best Defense Hockey School’s Spring Skills Clinic
This clinic is for players looking to become a better defenseman or any player to become stronger defensively. The class will focus on defensive skills, positioning, backward skating, read and react using the same proven drills that are used during the hockey camp that has been operating since 1999. Open to birth years 2010-2004.
Runs April 19, 26 May 3, 10 – Monday - 7pm-8pm Price $50
This clinic only focuses on one thing, Scoring Goals! We focus on proper shooting technique, shooting lanes, high percentage scoring zones, and other tactics on scoring goals and increasing production. The clinic is open to birth years 2012-2005.
Runs May 17, 24 - June 7, 14, 21, 28 –
Monday - 7pm-8pm Price $95