Ice Hockey Academy

Learn to play ice hockey or improve your game with our ice hockey courses for juniors and adults. We have courses for skaters and goalies, suiting all levels of ability.

 
 
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Intro to Ice Hockey | Tier 1

Learn to play ice hockey with our intro course, taught by AIHL players from the Melbourne Mustangs. You’ll practice puck handling, develop your skating skills, and work on passing and shooting exercises. Hockey skates, stick and protective gear are included. Open to all ages.

Recommended for skaters with the fundamentals of basic skating.

AGES: Junior & Senior (15+) classes
WHEN: Juniors at 8:45am on Saturdays | Seniors at 8:45pm on Thursdays
DURATION:
10 weeks. Term 4 begins w/c Oct 8th
PRICE: $220 (or $28 for single sessions)

 
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Ice Hockey Skills | Tier 2

Our intermediate course focuses on refining the fundamental skills of hockey, including advanced skating drills, stick handling and shooting as well as general hockey concepts and game strategies.

Recommended for graduates of Tier 1 or players with 6 months recreational game experience.

AGES: Junior & Senior (15+) classes
WHEN: Juniors at 5:50pm on Thursdays | Seniors at 8:45am on Saturdays
DURATION:
10 weeks. Term 4 begins w/c Oct 8th
PRICE: $220 (or $28 for single sessions)

 
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Advanced Skating | Tier 3

If you think you can skate, we challenge you to join our Advanced Skating course. No matter what level of hockey you’re playing at, we guarantee to push you beyond your limits and elevate your game. Following the same approach as the top NHL teams, you’ll learn from elite figure skating coach, Lotta Siekkinen, focusing on the technique required for advanced edge work and power skating. At the end of the course, you’ll be more efficient, explosive, and powerful with your skating.

AGES: Skaters aged 15+
WHEN: Seniors at 8:45pm on Thursdays
DURATION: 10 weeks. Term 4 begins w/c Oct 8th
PRICE: $220 (or $28 for single sessions)

 
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Goalie School

Ice Hockey Goalie School is a 6 week course starting in October, open to all ages!
You’ll receive pro level tuition from Damian Holland, goalie coach for the AIHL's Melbourne Mustangs.

Download our flyer to learn more.

AGES: All ages.
WHEN: Sundays at 8:15am. Oct. 7th, 14th, 28th, Nov 11th, 18th, 25th
PRICE: $180

 
 

ICE HOCKEY ACADEMY FAQ

 

Is gear provided?

Yes, ice hockey skates, protective gear and sticks are provided for our ice hockey courses.
Goalie School requires you to have your own equipment.

 

It's midway through the course program - can I still join?

Yes! You can join for the remainder of the classes or on a drop-in basis. Just nominate the date/session in the enrolment form. Drop in classes are $28.

 

I’ve only just started ice skating. Can I join the intro classes?

We recommend that you are proficient at skating before joining. This means being comfortable with forwards and backwards crossovers, pivoting, skating backwards and stopping. If you don’t feel you’re at this level yet, our learn to skate course is a great place to start.

Are the courses for boys and girls?

Yes, all of our ice hockey courses are mixed training classes. All of our groups are friendly and training drills are non-contact.