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Learn to Play/Skate/In house/Dev Clinic

Medford Recreational Hockey Association offers the following "Learn to" hockey programs:

Learn to Skate (Beginners) Clinic:
PROGRAM OBJECTIVE - Boys and girls are taught the basics of ice skating, establishing balance on skates, skating and gliding on skates and being able to get up off the ice on their own to a standing position. In addition, the fundamental first steps of skating and stopping on ice skates.

Development-Clinic: (Advanced Clinic)
PROGRAM OBJECTIVE - Boys and girls are taught to skate at an increased speed level, always working on snow plow and two skate hockey stops, pivoting while skating, turning in different directions, skating backwards later during the season, the introduction of hockey sticks. Boys and girls are taught stops, turns, backwards, circles and many speed drills with hockey sticks and with pucks. Puck handling, puck shooting and  cross ice scrimmaging teaches the early stages of the game of hockey in preparation to be called up to the In-House Advance Level - Learn to Play Program.

Learn to Play (Team Hockey):

PROGRAM OBJECTIVE - The Learn to Play Program consists of four (4) In-House Level teams with a roster of between 9 and 11-players per team. With planned call ups from the Mite Intermediate Clinic in December and January, the teams will increase their rosters to 14-players. Boys and Girls graded onto the Learn to Play Teams typically range from 6-12 years old. At sign-ups and during the first on-ice evaluations, all players are placed at the various levels of In-House by their initial skating ability. 

Figure Skating & Women's Learn-to-play programs are also available. 

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