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2016 Martian Cup Schedule August 8 to August 17th

The Summer 2016 Martian Cup Schedule is posted below.

All early 4:10 pm or 4:20 pm sessions martian cup tournaments will be held the Week of 8/15 per the schedule below. If you are in these sessions you DO NOT have any skills the week of 8/8.

 

All other sessions will have there Martian Cup Tournament the week of 8/8.

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU VERIFY YOUR TIMES. Many sessions have had adjusted start times due to the length of the 1 night tournament.

IF YOU ARE NOT GOING TO PARTICIPATE IN THE MARTIAN CUP TOURNAMENT DUE TO BEING ON VACATION PLEASE EMAIL THE OFFICE> THIS WILL ALLOW US TO GET AN ACCURATE COUNT FOR EACH ROSTER.

We cannot allow any player to switch sessions during Martian Cup Week without an email confirmation allowing a switch. Please email the office at:

info@martiansportsskills.com

if you are requesting a switch. We cannot promise your request will be granted.

2016 Martian Cup Schedule August 8 to August 17th

Date Day Time Usage
8-Aug Monday 6-8:40 pm Martian Cup Session #2 ( Monday Mite only 6:30 pm)
8-Aug Monday 6:40 - 9:20 pm Martian Cup Session #3 (Monday 6:40 pm Mite/Sq)
9-Aug Tuesday 5:50 pm -8:30 pm Martian Cup Session # 5 (Tues. PW/BTM 6:30 pm)
9-Aug Tuesday 6:30 pm - 9:10 pm Martian Cup Session #6 (Tuesday Mite/SQ 6:40 pm)
10-Aug Wednesday 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm Martian Cup Session #9 Squirt/PW (Wed. 6:30 pm session)
10-Aug Wednesday 6:40 pm - 9:20 pm Martian Cup Session #10 Squirt/PW ( Wed. 6:40 pm session)
11-Aug Thursday 6:30 pm - 9:10 pm Martian Cup Cup Session #13 (Thursday 6:30 pm Squirt Only)
11-Aug Thursday 6:30 pm - 9:20 pm HS Group Freshman/Sophomore Jamboree
15-Aug Monday 6-8:40 pm Martian Cup Session #1 (Monday Mite/SQ 4:20 pm)
15-Aug Monday 6:40 - 9:20 pm HS Group Junior/Senior Jamboree
16-Aug Tuesday 5:50 pm -8:30 pm Martian Cup Session #7 ( Tuesday Mite/SQ 4:20 pm session)
16-Aug Tuesday 6-8:40 pm Martian Cup Session #12 ( Thursday Mite/Squirt 4:10 pm session)
17-Aug Wednesday 6:40 to 9:40 pm Martian Cup Session #11 ( Thursday Girls only 4:20 pm)
HS League
9-Aug Tuesday 8:40 PM Andover vs N Reading July 4th Make up
16-Aug Tuesday 8:40 PM HS League Seed 5 vrs Seed 6

Specialty Skills Sessions for the Summer of 2016

MIDDLE SCHOOL DEFENSE & CHECKING SKILLS – (7wk, weekly 1 hour sessions) THURSDAY NIGHTS

Martian Sports Skills will offer a weekly checking skills program. We introduce the proper method of

checking both with the body and with the stick. We will teach the proper  defensive techniques and positioning of a player in all aspects of the game. We will separate the players by birth years to ensure safety.

Players will be taught the following:

  1. Proper techniques on how to give and take a check
  2. Proper angling techniques and stick positions
  3. Proper way to Identify and defend passing lanes in all zones
  4. Proper techniques in stick checking (poke checks and defensive use of the stick)
  5. Proper body checking fundamentals along the boards and in the middle of the ice
  6. Proper defensemen skills including (gap control, offensive and defensive zone awareness, proper body position along the boards and in front of the net)
  7. Battle drills incorporating all techniques learned in previous weeks.

COST PER PLAYER = $180  PER PLAYER

GRADES 6, 7, & 8 – 7:50 PM

MIDDLE SCHOOL STICK HANDLING & SHOOTING (7wk, weekly 1 hr. sessions) (THURSDAY Nights)

Ben Busden, Head Coach of Swedish Elite League & former Head Instructor from Turcotte Stick

Handling, and Chris Dyment, Bruin and BU Captain, will head up our defensive skills program. This

program is designed on improving the skills of a defenseman by concentrating on skating, angling,

position, and checking. This camp is very popular and sells out quickly. COST PER PLAYER = $180

GRADES 6, 7 & 8 - 6:40 PM

COMBINED PROGRAM SPECIAL $330 FOR BOTH SESSIONS

Martian Hockey 2016 Summer Sessions Announced

SKILLS PROGRAM FORMAT (GIRLS & BOYS)

 

Skills and Cross Ice Combined program for the SUMMER of 2016!!

 

MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, AND THURSDAY

STARTING THE WEEK OF JUNE 20th AND FINISHING BY AUGUST 19TH

 

120 minutes weekly sessions, 8 weeks, PHILLIPS ACADEMY

 

COST $270

 

Martian Sports Skills will continue with our new format to our successful skills program for the SUMMER of 2016! We will expand this combination of our successful skills format and the success of the development of our Cross Ice game format to 120 minutes each week for the summer of 2016. Each player will receive 60 minutes of skills instruction weekly and a 60 minute XICE GAME EACH WEEK.

 

Paul Sacco and Chris Dyment will once again return to run our successful 8 WEEK, WEEKLY program for mite, squirt, and pee wee/ bantam players. Each of these programs will meet once a week for 8 weeks for 120 minutes. The program is designed around the following weekly lessons:

 

 

 

 

Weekly Lessons

Week 1: Discovering your edges

Week 2: The importance of balance

Week 3: Stopping and starting

Week 4: Crossovers / quick acceleration

Week 5: Backward skating and transition

Week 6: Shooting and Stick handling

Week 7: Battle Skills and Body position/angling

Week 8 : Martian Cup

 

All of our weekly lessons are weekly skills are reviewed each week with the purpose of building a foundation for the young players to build on throughout the entire program.

 

COST IS $270 PER SESSION PER PLAYER

 

EACH PLAYER WILL RECEIVE A TOTAL OF 16 HOURS OF INSTRUCTION.

MARTIAN CUP TOURNAMENT 2016

Martian Sports Skills is pleased to announce that our 17th annual tournament will cap off our summer skills programs. This tournament is the highlight of all of our participants as they play for the right to carry the cup around the ice like their hero’s of the NHL. The winners will also have their name etched on the cup for future players to admire. The tournament will take place  August 8th to August 19, 2016.

Tuesday 4:20 pm Session

Tuesday 6:30 pm Session

Tuesday 6:40 pm Session

Wednesday 6:30 pm Session

Wednesday 6:40 pm Session

Thursday 4:10 pm Session

Thursday 4:20 pm Session

Thursday 6:30 pm Session