Application period closed


YEar round defenseman development

An in-depth plan for your Defenseman

Hammer Hockey Academy Defenseman Development program is intended for the player who is looking to supplement their team development with on and off ice training to allow for faster improvement to occur.  Our program will have a combination of on ice skills and skating development paired with hockey IQ enrichment through video, personal coaching and remote coaching. The final piece for the players is planning. Establishing an appropriate set of goals and building a plan to help them achieve those goals as well as utilizing measurement and testing to keep them on track.  Each player will come to us at different times in their evolution and various ages, but they will all receive the same professional coaching and instruction.


  • 3 on ice sessions monthly (3 months off) 
  • 1 monthly in person Hockey IQ Development Session (chalk talk and video)
  • Weekly Video Personal Remote Coaching
  • Weekly Teaching video
  • Custom Goal Plan with two review sessions annually
  • Monthly Individual Video Chats with Coach
  • Three Player Evaluations Annually
  • Tryout prep (local, regional, national)
  • Player Metrics useage
  • 6:1 Player to Coach Ratio
  • Swag: Custom Jersey, Hoodie, T Shirt, Hat
  • 30% Discount on Hammer Hockey Camps and Clinics

2018-19 Application Closed

We will be accepting applications for players of ALL ages till June 1, 2018. We will be targeting 12 players for 18-19 with a possibility of 18.  There are no age restrictions on applications however our experience tells us that the targeted age will be 12-15.  Still have questions? Please contact us

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Slideshow from Info Session