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