To further the growth and enhancement of hockey players in NZ, Camorra Hockey have put together an Elite Program starting 16 September. The program will feature 3-4 commitments per week including: one Elite/Pro level skill development on ice session, one hockey specific gym workout at Strong Factory, one scrimmage style game and a plyometric style workout. Find out more >>
Registrations are now open for the New Zealand Ice Hockey Federation Spring Coaching Courses. These include Levels 1, 2, and 3 certification. All levels are being held in Dunedin and payment of registration fees means the NZIHF will cover all
flights/petrol reimbursement, accommodation, ice time and manuals. View the Coaching strategy, dates, fees and and Registration Form.
Pinnacle Ski Club are offering AIHA members a reduced rate on their Ski lodges at Turoa and Whakapapa this winter. The deal includes a cooked dinner and breakfast. See the flyer for more details.
Auckland Cup competitions continue on 3 August 2015 with games at both Avondale and Botany.
The NZ Ice Hockey Federation has released a plan for the development of U16 players. It includes dates for development camps and objectives for the coming years. Read the full development plan.
Oliver Curtis finished in the top 16 players in the IIHF Global Skills Challenge Summit held in conjunction with a Hockey Development Camp in Vierumaki, Finland (8-10 July) and has qualified for place in the 2016 Youth Winter Games in Lillehammer, Norway.
The AIHA Rep Team will have a fundraising raffle on the derby weekend between the Swarms and Admirals. Tickets are $5 and will be sold by the REP players during both games and the draw will be held at the Sunday game.
Top prizes are team (Swarms, Admirals) signed jerseys and other prizes of vouchers from Centre Ice. Thanks to all our sponsors and supporters of the 2015 U13 AIHA REP team.
Aspiring coaches can now apply to participate in the Learn to Play coaching session in Auckland and run by the NZIHF on 12 July. Cost is $125. Instructors: Janos Kaszala, Jonathan Albright and Andreas Kaisser. To register, please fill out this form and send it to: Jonathan Albright, General Secretary, New Zealand Ice Hockey Federation, email@example.com. Or by post: New Zealand Ice Hockey Federation, PO Box 47381, Ponsonby, Auckland 1144.
Learn to Play is a great initiative from the International Ice Hockey Federation. It is designed to provide children who would like to play ice hockey with a comprehensive introduction to the skills required and the basics of playing this exciting game. Click here for details on the 2014 LTP Program.
Action from the Auckland Cup on 3 August. Image gallery coming soon!