2017 Public Programs

The Rick St. Croix School Of Goaltending offers four and five day programs in 2017. We offer both Goalie Focused and Combined Goalie & Defensemen programs.

In the Combined Goalie & Defensemen Program, goalies and defensemen train both apart and together to enhance the learning experience.

Goalie and Defenseman Aug 8 - Aug 11 Woodland Arena, Vermilion Bay, Ont.
Elite Goalie Program Aug 14 - Aug 18 Southdale Arena, Winnipeg
Goalie and Defenseman Aug 21 - Aug 25 Varsity View Arena, Winnipeg
Goalie Focused Program Aug 29 - Sep 1 Varsity View Arena, Winnipeg

Goalie and Defenseman Aug 8 - Aug 11 at Woodland Arena, Vermilion Bay, Ont.

Registration Fee: $499.00 + GST

Goalie Program

This is a full day program that is intended to provide a complete overview to those wanting to become a better goaltender. This program covers mental and physical preparation and builds a strong foundation on the areas of balance, angles, rebound control, save selection and save recovery.

This program will challenge goaltenders 7-16 years of age and will increase your knowledge and love of the game.

Each 5.5 hour day consists of the following:

  • 3 hours of ice time
  • 1.5 hours of dry land training - fundamentals will be stressed both on and off ice. Drills that concentrate on post to post movement, stick awareness, rebound control, save selection, agility and angles
  • 1 hour of classroom - classroom sessions are organized periods of learning including theory, chalk talks and question and answer
  • A windup party with awards and prizes is scheduled for the final day of the program

You will be leaving with a game plan for the upcoming season.

Defenseman Programs

This full day program is designed for anyone that wants to learn the art of playing defence at a competitive level. Rick will be joined by his son, Christopher (former Manitoba Moose player) for these sessions!

Each 5.5 hour day consists of the following:

  • 3 hours of ice per day
  • 1.5 hours of dry land training per day
  • 1 hour of classroom per day

Areas of focus in this program include:

  • how to work with your partner and goaltender
  • retrieving pucks on dump ins / break-outs
  • joining the rush
  • neutral zone regroups
  • angling / stapling / puck protection / good stick / shooting lanes
  • make better decisions in 1 on 1, 2 on 1 and 3 and 1 situations
  • skill development in skating, passing, shooting and containment
  • game awareness and mental preparation
  • Use of the fitLight System
Register now!

Elite Goalie Program Aug 14 - Aug 18 at Southdale Arena, Winnipeg

Registration Fee: $650.00 + GST

This will be a 5 day, 27.5 hour program for male and female goalies ages 14 and up. Program outline is as follows:

  • 3 hours on ice daily – one hour of crease management and puck handling and two hours on ice goaltender drills with shooters
  • 1.5 hours daily off ice with fitlight training, agility training, hand eye training – pre game warm-up training
  • 1 hour classroom session each day
  • maximum of 12 goalies in each group
  • 2 to 1 max ratio
  • local NHL guest instructors (tbc)will include past students, Calvin Pickard, Chris Dreidger, and my staff Devon Cronin, Justin Paulic, Stuart Fleury, Michael St. Croix
  • I will be on ice and in the classroom for all sessions

BFF goaltender training devices will be used.

  1. Pro-Angle
  2. Tip N Screen
  3. The Deflector

Check it out at www.goaltendersbff.com

Register now!

Goalie and Defenseman Aug 21 - Aug 25 at Varsity View Arena, Winnipeg

Registration Fee: $615.00 + GST

Goalie Program

This is a full day program that is intended to provide a complete overview to those wanting to become a better goaltender. This program covers mental and physical preparation and builds a strong foundation on the areas of balance, angles, rebound control, save selection and save recovery.

This program will challenge goaltenders 7-16 years of age and will increase your knowledge and love of the game.

Each 5.5 hour day consists of the following:

  • 3 hours of ice time
  • 1.5 hours of dry land training - fundamentals will be stressed both on and off ice. Drills that concentrate on post to post movement, stick awareness, rebound control, save selection, agility and angles
  • 1 hour of classroom - classroom sessions are organized periods of learning including theory, chalk talks and question and answer
  • A windup party with awards and prizes is scheduled for the final day of the program

You will be leaving with a game plan for the upcoming season.

Defenseman Programs

This full day program is designed for anyone that wants to learn the art of playing defence at a competitive level. Rick will be joined by his son, Christopher (former Manitoba Moose player) for these sessions!

Each 5.5 hour day consists of the following:

  • 3 hours of ice per day
  • 1.5 hours of dry land training per day
  • 1 hour of classroom per day

Areas of focus in this program include:

  • how to work with your partner and goaltender
  • retrieving pucks on dump ins / break-outs
  • joining the rush
  • neutral zone regroups
  • angling / stapling / puck protection / good stick / shooting lanes
  • make better decisions in 1 on 1, 2 on 1 and 3 and 1 situations
  • skill development in skating, passing, shooting and containment
  • game awareness and mental preparation
  • Use of the fitLight System
Register now!

Goalie Focused Program Aug 29 - Sep 1 at Varsity View Arena, Winnipeg

Registration Fee: $520.00 + GST

This is a full day program that is intended to provide a complete overview to those wanting to become a better goaltender. This program covers mental and physical preparation and builds a strong foundation on the areas of balance, angles, rebound control, save selection and save recovery.

This program will challenge goaltenders 7-16 years of age and will increase your knowledge and love of the game.

Each 5.5 hour day consists of the following:

  • 3 hours of ice time
  • 1.5 hours of dry land training - fundamentals will be stressed both on and off ice. Drills that concentrate on post to post movement, stick awareness, rebound control, save selection, agility and angles
  • 1 hour of classroom - classroom sessions are organized periods of learning including theory, chalk talks and question and answer
  • A windup party with awards and prizes is scheduled for the final day of the program

You will be leaving with a game plan for the upcoming season.

Register now!