Week 6 – Legs and Glide

“They hone their skills by playing each other, Saturday after Saturday for as long as anyone can remember.” Mystery Alaska The preseason matches are booked and everybody is itching for more ice time. This week there are more Falcon players on the Aardvarx than usual which is good because it raises the bar for Varx players. When I train I got into the habit of … Continue reading Week 6 – Legs and Glide

Week 3 – Getting Game Ready

The festive period is over and it’s time to get down to work. Both Varx and Falcons are pre season so we are preparing hard to form the teams and plays for the matches. Since New Year the Varx training has been working on setting up plays, breakouts and positions within the offensive zone. The drills have required a bit more thought and timing to … Continue reading Week 3 – Getting Game Ready

Week 2 – Back on the Ice 

Finally I get to get back on the ice. As I get changed someone enlightens me that it has been 4 weeks since our last training session. For Christmas I got a new stick. A Nexus 9000. There are two differences between this stick and the last. The first is the length, my previous stick I cut down really short. The basis for this was … Continue reading Week 2 – Back on the Ice 

Week 1 – Ice withdrawal

“Coach Bombay: Haven’t you guys been training in the off-season?  Lester Averman: You know, I knew we forgot something.” – Mighty Ducks 2 So this is week one and I’m already a little nervous because I havent been on the Ice for 2 weeks. I feel like I have gotten very fat and slow and until I get back on the ice I don’t know … Continue reading Week 1 – Ice withdrawal