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Registration Now Open for the 2019 Hockey Alberta / WHL Skills Camp

February 11, 2019 - Western Hockey League (WHL) News Release

Red Deer, Alta. - A unique skill development opportunity is available to 2005-born male hockey players in Alberta, as Hockey Alberta and the Western Hockey League are co-hosting the fifth annual WHL Skills Camp.

The camp, for U15 players, is set to run June 7-9, 2019 in Calgary at East Calgary Twin Arenas. The cost of the camp is $330.

The WHL Skills Camp provides athletes with the opportunity to learn from an impressive array of instructors, including instructors from the WHL. Participants will be divided into eight teams for the weekend, and participate in a variety of activities, including:

Friday: On and Off-Ice Combine testing

Saturday: Team Alberta/WHL presentation, Yoga, and two skill sessions.

Sunday: one skill session, a dry land session and the event will wrap up with a game officiated by the WHL Officials Development Camp.

Goaltenders will also participate in an on and off-ice goaltender session.

The camp will focus on skill development and proper training techniques, and provides athletes with information about the Team Alberta process, information on the WHL, while challenging players to excel on and off the ice. The maximum capacity for the camp is 168 athletes. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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