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Armstrong Cooper Girls High School Program

Summer Training Program 2016 - June 13 - July 28

What:  On-ice speed and agility skill work; dryland strength, speed and agility training
Who:  Run by Head Varsity Coach Elsa Bruestle with Danny Charleston and his staff
When:  M W Th 7:15 - 9:30 am June 13 - July 28
Where:  New Hope Ice Arena
Cost:  $425 for 18 sessions

See Info Flyer and Registration / Waiver Form below!

Questions:  Email Coach Bruestle
 

AC Welcomes Head Coach Elsa Bruestle

AC Girls Hockey is proud to welcome its new head coach, Elsa Bruestle!!!

Elsa joins the Armstrong/Cooper program in 2016. Prior to becoming the Girls Varsity Head Coach, she was the head coach of the AC Girls U15 team, taking them to the state tournament.  Elsa has also coached AAA teams for three years.  Elsa played high school hockey for the White Bear Lake Bears.  She continued on to play Division I Women's Ice Hockey for Union College in Schenectady, NY.  She is finishing her Master of Arts in Teaching with a license in 5-12 Social Studies at Hamline University.

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Spring Training April 10 - June 2

April 10th – Jun 2nd
8 Weeks... 3 Days a week...
Cost: $300
High School Group :
Tuesday, Thursday 8:00 - 9:00 pm
Sunday 2:00-3:00 pm
Contact Coach Dan directly with any questions: dannycharleston@yahoo.com
 
 
The most important off-season training of the year is in the spring, because it establishes a base for the next six months of work. But plan carefully because this is a time to work on strengths and weaknesses. The off-season is as long as the winter season, so simple math tells you how much development can occur in the spring, summer, and fall. As we have clearly seen this year we as a whole need more strength, power, and speed. This makes this spring important to work on individual needs in the off-season. Once an athlete reaches the critical age for developing athleticism, the off season must be spent on quickness, speed, agility, control, coordination, and leg power or explo-siveness. The rate of neuromuscular learning, combined with the hormonal chemistry, puts you in a position to train intensely for power, speed, quickness, control, and skills. You don’t want to waste these years training improperly. Plan your off-season so that you emphasize different kinds of training at different periods of the spring, summer, and fall. This is not rocket science, but it does require that you plan ahead. To train without a plan is a sure way to fail. See you this spring!
 
Sprinting - Agility - Footwork
 
Shooting - Stick Handling - Core
 
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Hockey players develop explosive leg power by running, jumping, lifting weights, and playing other sports. Faster, stronger, and more powerful legs will allow us to skate with faster, stronger, more powerful strides. Stick handling and puck protection skills will become more effective with a strong base in the legs.

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