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Announcing our Winter Schedule for On Ice Instruction

This program is designed for players of all ages and abilities who are looking for a “fast-track” method for improving skating, stickhandling, and shooting. Emphasis is on providing players with detailed information on how to improve their weakest areas while simultaneously increasing their power, speed, and agility. Hockey Masters also provides goalie coaching with John […]

2014 Holiday On Ice Lessons

Between December 22nd and January 2nd Hockey Masters will be offering eight holiday on ice private/semi-private sessions at both Vet’s Ice Arena and the Ann Arbor Ice Cube.

Sessions are for players of all ages and abilities who are looking to improve their skating, stickhandling, and shooting. Emphasis is on providing players with detailed information […]

Announcing our Fall Schedule for On Ice Instruction

This program is designed for players of all ages and abilities who are looking for a “fast-track” method for improving skating, stickhandling, and shooting. Emphasis is on providing players with detailed information on how to improve their weakest areas while simultaneously increasing their power, speed, and agility. Hockey Masters also provides goalie coaching with John […]

Surprise Benefits of the Skating Treadmill!

Training on the skating treadmill has many obvious benefits-learning better and more efficient skating technique, increased awareness of what you’re doing because of the mirror, and of course, increased leg strength due to the friction and inclines that the treadmill allows. But there is something really powerful going on which is not so obvious-ANAEROBIC CONDITIONING.

WHAT […]

Skating Treadmill Testing

As we enter into our 4th year of offering skating treadmill training, more and more players are working their way through the levels and find themselves in the Collegiate series. Starting with the Collegiate Level 1, the curriculum includes a test every 12 workouts. This test is called the Stride Count test, and it measures […]

Congratulations to Brooke Baker & Melanie Anderson

Congratulations to Brooke Baker and Melanie Anderson! In late April the girls competed with 152 other skaters in Grand Rapids, MI and were then selected with just 21 other girls to skate at the USA National Player Development Camps in their respective age divisions.

Mel will skate with Honeybaked 16U this coming season; this is her […]

New Treadmill Levels!

We are now entering into our 4th year of training players on the skating treadmill, and we continue to be amazed and impressed with the improvements that can be achieved! It is so rewarding for us to watch our students become strong and efficient skaters. And for those players who stick […]

Alternate Directions to Advantage Sports

As many of you know, there is major road construction going on at the corner of Jackson Rd and Maple Rd in Ann Arbor. Delays of up to 30 minutes are not uncommon, especially during rush hours. Many of you come in from I-94 and take the Jackson Rd. exit, many of you […]

Spring Break Extra Training!

Just in case you are not going out of town for Spring Break next week (the week of April 6-12th), we wanted to let everyone know about your training opportunities:

  • Skating Treadmill – there is an added 1:30 session every day Mon-Fri in addition to the regular 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, and 6:30 pm time slots.
  • On-Ice Instruction […]

Special Holiday Stickhandling & Shooting Drop-ins

Hockey Masters is offering Special Holiday Drop-In Hours with Dave Debol.

Dec 23 – Jan 3

Monday / Tuesday / Thursday / Friday at:

    11am – 12pm
    12pm – 1pm
    1pm – 2pm

Cost: $20 per session

What to Bring: Skates, hockey stick and gloves. Helmets are required for students under the age of 18.

Where: Advantage Sports

If interested, contact Dave Debol […]