SKATING AND ICE HOCKEY

Technical Skills

  • Power Skating
  • Skating for balance and agility
  • Skating for speed & acceleration
  • Puck control and stick handling
  • Shooting
  • Goalie training

Tactical Skills

  • Position specific training
  • Individual and team tactics
  • Offense
  • Defense

Revolution’s training camps and clinics are developed to help each player’s skating and skills giving them a better understanding of the game of hockey. At Revolution, we believe that proper instruction, technique and repetition, along with our coaches creative teaching methods, are the key towards each player’s overall development. Our staff is committed to ensuring that all players receive detailed individual instruction during all programs to get the maximum learning experience allowing them to leave our camps feeling positive and confident. 

Revolution offers this Learn to Play program for youngsters interested in trying hockey. In this popular program, skaters can rent a stick, helmet, gloves, and pants. Skates are required and can be rented from the skate shop. The program focuses on the skills necessary to play ice hockey; skating, shooting, passing, puck handling. Participants must have basic skating skills and preferably gone through the Learn To Skate Program prior to enrolling in Little Revos. Registration and contact information can be found at Revolution Ice Centre and online at their website.

This 8 week program is for players ages 7-14. Like Little Revos, it also focuses on the skills necessary to play ice hockey: skating, shooting, passing, puck handling. Equipment is available to rent. Participants need to know how to skate on ice hockey skates and preferably have gone through the Learn To Skate Program in the fall and/or winter to be able to go forward, turn and stop.

Revolution offers this Learn to Play program for youngsters interested in trying hockey. In this program, skaters can rent a stick, helmet, gloves, and pants. Skates are required and can be rented from the skate shop. The program focuses on the skills necessary to play ice hockey; skating, shooting, passing, puck handling. Participants must have basic skating skills and preferably gone through the Learn To Skate Program prior to enrolling in Revo’s Homeschool Learn to Play Hockey program.

Revolution offers this advanced hockey program for children that are homeschooled. In this program, skaters must have full hockey equipment. The program focuses on the skills necessary to play ice hockey; skating, shooting, passing, puck handling. Participants must have average skating skills prior to enrolling in Revo’s Home School Advanced Hockey program.

This program is for families who wish to participate in an ice hockey program without the demands of a heavy travel schedule. Currently, Revolution offers a program for kids 6 to 14.

Once a player is fully trained and ready for competition outside our home rink, he or she may try out for a WBS Jr Knights travel team. The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Junior Knights is a USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier I Junior Youth franchise ranging from mites (Age 6) to peewee (Age 12) led by Head Coach / Director of Knights Hockey, Alex Vasko and Coach Marty Moucha. WBS Knights also has a Bantam travel team (Age 14-15). In the past six years, the Junior Knights had six NHL Drafts picks with 3 players currently playing at Penn State University and 1 player currently playing in the NHL (Ivan Provorov – Philadelphia Flyers) and 1 player currently playing in the AHL (Daniel Sprong – Pittsburgh Penguins). CJ Yakimowicz, a Kingston, PA native, was drafted by the NHL in 2014 by the St Louis Blues and is currently attending Dalhousie University in Canada. Additionally, the WBS Knights have a Bantam level team. The Knights hold annual spring tryouts for placement on travel teams for the following fall. The season runs August- March with teams on the ice two to three times per week. Additionally, these teams participate in tournaments in neighboring states.