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Our CEO, Mike Weaver, had the honor of being interviewed by Global News, shedding light on his hockey school, Defence First. Embodying a holistic approach, Weaver and his team at Defence First prioritize the fundamental aspects of hockey, aiming to empower defensive players to achieve their full potential and individual success. This commitment extends beyond the ice, as Defence First is driven by a passion to share knowledge and skills with the next generation of hockey talent.
The coaching team, seasoned in their expertise, utilizes modern technology to guide students in refining their skills and maintaining continuous improvement. By leveraging CoachThem, Defence First simplifies drill design and customizes practice plans to meet specific skill development goals. Our platform’s Marketplace further enhances their planning process, offering a curated selection of drills and plans aligned with training objectives.
Defence First embraces collaboration through CoachThem, fostering teamwork by sharing drills with video, practice plans, and valuable insights among their coaching staff. This collective effort reflects the school’s dedication to creating a supportive and growth-oriented learning environment.
Defence First focuses on one-of-a-kind camps, delving into specific in-game scenarios, sculpting solutions that are refined repeatedly until they are perfected. Click on the image above for more info on Defence First Camps!
Defence First goes beyond the ordinary, offering a hockey experience that exceeds the traditional approach. Programs are designed to instill in students the art of taking control in their game, a skillset that extends far beyond the rink. By prioritizing key values like sportsmanship, teamwork, and commitment, Defence First fosters an environment where players not only refine their skills but also develop essential life attributes. If you’re looking for a hockey school that prioritizes holistic player development, look no further. Get an exclusive look inside the school by checking out the video above!
Written by Kelsey Dold
January 18, 2024
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