Athletic Department Sports Camps & Clinics

Ice Hockey Checking Clinic

October 5, 2022
6:10 PM to 7:30 PM
USM Ice Arena

Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Who can attend: Boys & Girls Ages 12-14

Where: USM Ice Arena

Time: 6:10pm - 7:30pm

Director: Ed Harding

Cost: $30.00


The Checking Clinic will introduce the fundamentals of receiving and giving a check. The number one goal is for these young players to learn how to protect themselves.  We will work in small areas and use a 7 station design.  Multiple techniques will be taught and we will focus on the following skills:

Front Check

Side Check

Side Check Open Ice

Side Check Along the Boards

Hip Check

Danger Zone (Protecting Oneself)

Hip Check Pinching


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*This is a University of Southern Maine Fundraising Event and all money goes directly into the Men’s Hockey Fundraising Account. 

*No refunds for no shows. 

*A service fee will be applied to the payment



Contact Information

Ed Harding