STATUS OF THE VIDEOS WE SHOT

Posted: April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Many of the Timbits volunteered to be in the video series. The content of the series changed a little as we went though the process and changed form a “How to” approach to more of a “What to expect in IP” approach. This video series is a first step in a much longer process but this is where we are now:

Video 1 Overview of what IP is and isn’t including a funny look at my very full van.

Video 2 How to select and fit hockey gear including sticks

Video 3 How stores sharpen skates

Video 4 How to safely get on to the ice and learn to skate

Video 5 The not so crazy things that we sometimes do in practice

Video 6 Basic edge control in stopping, forward and backward skating

Video 7 How to dress a goalie

Video 8 How to score your first goal.

Before these will be published on youtube and linked to the NMHA website there are people who still need to look at them.

Thanks for all those who helped! More are coming…

 

LOST AND HOPEFULLY FOUND

Posted: April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

I currently do not have any lost and found items. If you are missing something enter a comment decribing what you are missing and I will post it. I AM MISSING A FEW THINGS:

Left goalie glove belonging to the NMHA 

5 sets of goalie gear have not been returned. If for some reason you are holding on to them (two teams made this request) then I need you to email me david.vesey@gmail.com  to inform me. The remaining bags will need to be returned asap.

Left Goalie trapper that I loaned to aparent in IP2 for their left handed son that has not been returned.

My black “X” gloves which I lent to a parent which have not been returned

Hopefully we can get all this tied up soon so we can finalize our needs for next year.

Sunday was a great day for 18 teams of Timbits who “competed” in 7 events. We gave out 139 AWARD medals (7 per team + extras for ties and special awards). Special thanks to the instructors and the parents who helped run and score the events. Extra special thanks to Travis, Connor, Matt and Derek who worked all nine hours! I can’t believe how well they did getting that many players through the 7 events. My personal hit of the day were the parachutes! It was a great show of excitement in memory of our former Timbit instructor David MacDonald.

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I have 49 extra David MacDonald memorial Fun Day medals. If you would like to get some for players who missed the day please let me know by emailing me:

david.vesey@gmail.com

David MacDonald Fun Day

SUNDAY APRIL 13    9 – 6  WALTER BAKER “A”

 

Teams

                                                  IP2 Teams

 

                                                                              9:00 – 9:55

9     10

                                                                             9:55 – 10:50

11   12

                                                                            11:00 – 11:55

13   14

                                                                            11:55 – 12:50

15   16

                                                                              1:00 – 1:55

17   18

                                        IP1 Teams

 

                                                                              1:55 – 2:50

1       2

                                                                             3:00 – 3:55

3       4

                                                                             3:55 – 4:50

5       6

                                                                              5:00 – 5:55

7       8

 

ü  ALL PLAYERS ON ALL TEAMS PARTICIPATE IN ALL EVENTS.

ü  Two teams (38 PLAYERS WILL BE ON THE ICE AT THE SAME TIME.

ü  ALL PLAYERS RECEIVE A DAVID MACDONALD MEMORIAL MEDAL AT THE END OF THE SESSION.

ü  EACH TEAM GETS  “AWARDS” TO PRESENT TO THE WINNERS OF EACH OF THE SEVEN EVENTS. THERE ARE EXTRAS IN CASE WE HAVE TIES (UNLIKELY).

ü  EVENTS ARE MEANT TO BE FUN NOT STRESSFUL.

ü  PLAYERS WILL NOT RECEIVE THEIR MARKS AT THE EVENT.

ü  FINAL 7 EVENT LIST:

Parachute skate for time

Tire push for time

Bucket push through pylons for time

Passing for accuracy (forehand and backhand)

Shooting for accuracy and speed (forehand and backhand)

Stickhandling a ringette ring through a line of the pylons for time

Skate forward, fall, get up, skate backward for time

 

ENJOY THIS FUN WAY TO END OUR SEASON!

Alex Sperberg joins Timbits on ice

Alex our Mentor Development Coach joined us on ice for our video shoot. he has an unusual way of saying goodbye – Alex a hand shake would do !

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This is not the time for Timbits to stop!

Almost all of our Timbits will be moving up to Novice next year. In Novice, coaches (Parents like you) will continue to develop their love of hockey. Note to self …… snowing their coach next year may not be as much fun as snowing me.

Image  —  Posted: April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized