The purpose of North Shore Hockey Development Academy (NSHDA) is to provide a training ground for elite hockey players to master their craft. NSHDA is derived from the recognition that to build high-level athletes it takes quality repetitions and advanced

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2020 NSHDA Spring Checking Clinic


Body contact and body checking are critical parts of this fast moving physical game. To excel in the game of hockey at any level you must be able to give and receive checks with confidence and not the fear of injury.


NSHDA checking clinic are designed to help the player transition into Bantam hockey and also help the second year Bantam build on their first year playing contact. The NSHDA staff will help train your game so that you have the contact skills and confidence to play in tight, physical situations and reducing the chance of injury.


  • NSHDA staff will focus on developing key skills including angling, body positioning, ice awareness, contact techniques and much more.
  • A maximum of 20 participants will be accepted in each group to ensure low player to coach ratio.



Saturday, March 14th and

Sunday, March 15th



Squirts               8:30am – 10:00am

Peewees            10:10am – 11:40am

Bantams Red     11:50am - 1:20pm

Bantams Black  1:30pm - 3:00pm



Hot Shots Ice Arena

29860 Lake Bluff, IL 60044



$150.00 per player

(There will be a 3% CC processing fee for online payment)