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Little Tackers
Ice hockey for under 8s

Little Tackers - Ice hockey lessons for kids under 8

Little Tackers. The best ice hockey players are undoubtedly the ones that start young. We make it FUN!

Little Tackers are what we call our under 8s, and we have a structured ice hockey program aimed at turning the youngsters into game ready ice hockey machines! Little Tackers is a progressive program for under 8s that introduces skills with an emphasis on FUN, from beginners right up to club level players.

The path of the Little Tacker

1. LEARN TO SKATE

The very first step in your ice hockey journey is learning how to ice skate. A pass in NOVICE 1 here needs to be obtained before moving onto FUNdamentals.

More about Learn to Skate…

2. FUNDAMENTALS

FUNdamentals is our Skate the Game program for under 8s. Elements are taught in a fun way with the introduction of game related exercises that keep the little ones entertained, while at the same time developing their skills! More…

Requirements

Pass in NOVICE 1 Learn to Skate.

3. SMALL AREA GAMES

Small Area Games, also known as SAGs, give the kids an opportunity to put their skills into practice in a game environment. SAGs have been proven to ensure a lot more touches of the puck, and a much faster learning curve compared to full ice games. More…

Requirements
Pass in SKATE 2 FUNdamentals.

4. SKILLS SESSIONS

Aimed at club style training, Skills Sessions will ready the player for game and training situations in a club setting. More…

Requirements
Full completion of Little Tackers FUNdamentals.

Skate the Game 11 & Under

TERM 4   14 October – 15 December 2019

REQUIREMENTS

Must have passed NOVICE 1 in Learn to Skate.
Skate the Game is for children aged 5-11.
For children aged 12+ and adults check out our Skate the Game program.

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

The following is compulsory for Skate the Game:

  • hockey skates
  • stick
  • shin guards
  • helmet
  • knitted gloves or hockey gloves
  • neck guard

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • 9 x 60 minute weekly lessons
  • admission to the rink
  • free entry to the Stick ‘n’ Puck session on Thursdays at 3:45pm for the entire term
  • unlimited access to general sessions for the entire term

LESSON DAYS

Choose one day from the following:

Monday 5:45pm – 6:45pm
14, 21, 28 October, 4, 11, 18, 25 November, 2, 9 December

Saturday 12:30pm – 1:30pm
19, 26 October, 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 November, 7, 14 December

HOLIDAY PASS

Looking for a way to keep your kids busy these school holidays? For only $50 extra, receive
UNLIMITED GENERAL SESSIONS
between 29 September to 13 October inclusive!

EARLYBIRD PRICE

Enrol on or before 30 September and pay only
$ 239
for 9 weeks of lessons!

Regular price of $269 applies to all enrolments taken from 1 October onwards.

Skill Sessions

TERM 4   14 October – 15 December 2019

REQUIREMENTS

Must have passed Skate the Game or be recommended by a coach.

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

Full gear is required for Skill Sessions:

  • hockey skates
  • stick
  • shin guards
  • helmet
  • shoulders
  • elbows
  • hockey pants
  • hockey gloves
  • neck guard
  • cup

SKILL SESSION DAYS

Skill sessions are run on:

Sunday 10:30am – 11:30am
20, 27 October, 3, 10, 17, 24 November, 1, 8, 15 December

Wednesday 5:00pm – 6:00pm
16, 23, 30 October, 6, 13, 20, 27 November, 4, 11 December

Skill Sessions + Skate the Game

Continuing on with Skate the Game while doing Skill Sessions? If you are doing both programs, pay only $125 for Skate the Game.

HOLIDAY PASS

Looking for a way to keep your kids busy these school holidays? For only $50 extra, receive
UNLIMITED GENERAL SESSIONS
between 29 September to 13 October inclusive!

EARLYBIRD PRICE

Enrol on or before 30 September and pay only
$ 239
for 9 weeks of Skill Sessions!

Regular price of $269 applies to all enrolments taken from 1 October onwards.

Little Tackers Skills Sessions

TERM 2   29 April – 7 July 2019

REQUIREMENTS

Must have fully completed FUNdamentals

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

Full gear is required for Small Area games:

  • hockey skates
  • stick
  • shin guards
  • helmet
  • shoulders
  • elbows
  • hockey pants
  • hockey gloves
  • neck guard
  • cup

SKILLS SESSION DAYS

Skills Sessions take place on: 

Wednesday 5pm – 6pm

HOLIDAY PASS

Looking for a way to keep your kids busy these school holidays? For only $50 extra, receive
UNLIMITED GENERAL SESSIONS
between 15 April and 28 April inclusive!

EARLYBIRD PRICE

Enrol on or before 12 April and pay only
$ 249
for 10 weeks of Skills Sessions!

Regular price of $279 applies to all enrolments taken from 13 April onwards.

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PERTH’S ONLY TWIN RINK
ICE ARENA.

FOOD & DRINK

Frostbite Cafe at Cockburn Ice Arena

WHERE WE ARE

401 Progress Drive
Bibra Lake WA, 6163

CONTACT US

08 9411 0300

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