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Hockey Development Programs

Pittsburgh Hockey Academy (PHA) Skill Development

PHA is proud to announce its full line up of summer skill development programming.

PHA has been providing quality skill development for over 10 years in the region with experienced instructors.

We will be using the latest training techniques and technology to provide your player(s) with the best possible opportunity to gain maximum benefits out of the training.

SUMMER SKILLS - (Small Groups)

Summer Skills are for any player that would like to work on all skills.

Training will include the following:

  • Stick-handling
  • Shooting
  • Edge work and all around skating
  • Passing and receiving

PRE-SEASON CAMP

The Pre-Season Camp will be ran by experienced PHA Icemen coaching staff.

The camp will include;

  • Four off ice trainings sessions with professional trainers
  • Four on ice sessions with experienced PHA Icemen coaching staff
  • Four video review sessions 

BODY CONTACT CLINICS-Mite, Squirt, Peewee

The Body Contact Class will work on age specific proper body contact and body checking. The goal of this class is to give players the confidence and tools to be comfortable with the body contact aspects of the game and to understand ‘competitive contact’.

ADVANCED BODY CONTACT

The Advanced Body Contact Class will be a continuation of the Body Contact program.  The goal of this class is to give players the confidence and tools to be comfortable with the body contact aspects of the game and to understand ‘competitive contact’.

DEFENSe CLINIC

The Defence Clinic will focus on all aspects of playing the Defence position. Players will work on all of the physical skills and mental strengths needed for defenseman to be dynamic and successful. 

FORWARD CLINICS

The Forward Clinic focus on all aspects of playing the Forward position.  Players will work on all of the physical skills and mental strengths needed for Forwards to be dynamic and successful. 

GOALIE CLINICS

Goalie Clinic “with Brickwall”Class size will be limited to 15 goalies per session to ensure proper training and reps.

POWER SKATING

This program is designed to help players become FASTER, QUICKER and EFFICIENT skaters through improved skating form and technique. This will be accomplished by focusing on stride, edge work, balance, and power.  

ADVANCED POWER SKATING

Building off of the ‘Power Skating’ curriculum, the Advanced Power Skating Class will work on advanced techniques.

SHOOTING & SCORING CLINIC

The Shooting Clinics focus on players obtaining a harder, quicker, more accurate shot. Our instructors will instill proper technique, and reinforce good habits that will transfer directly into game play. 

STICKHANDLING CLINIC

The Stick Handling Clinics focus specifically on hands, stick handling, and technique. These clinics are perfect for players looking to develop and advance their stick handling skills and add additional tools to their arsenal. 

2021 - 2022 CHOWDER CUP SUMMER TEAM

The New England Pro-Am Hockey League is proud to announce that it will be hosting its’ 38th Annual John Cunniff Senior Chowder Cup here in Boston on July 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 2022.