Stride Athletics Hockey Programs

Stride Athletics strength & conditioning, and on-ice programs are designed to give athletes a significant physical and mental edge in the upcoming hockey season. This is a complete conditioning and skill development program. Chad Shiel has developed a proven system that has successfully enhanced the performance of many Pro, College, Junior, Midget, and Bantam players. This is not just an offseason conditioning program this is a total player development program.


Elite Spring and Summer High Performance Programs

Elite Spring Program (8 weeks)

The Spring Program is constructed into phase 1 of a three phase periodized program. Players will focus their efforts on developing a foundation of strength, power, and speed. 


April 4 – May 26, 2022

Dryland Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs

Cost: $720 + GST


Elite Summer Program (12 weeks)

The Summer Program is designed to prepare elite players for the upcoming hockey season. In the summer program players will begin more advanced hockey specific training methods, as well as take to the ice to begin working on skating mechanics, speed, quickness, agility, puck skills, high intensity flow drills and scrimmages. The summer program combines high intensity off ice hockey specific training and on-ice development.


This program is designed for players that have played U18 AAA to Professional levels. Players will be grouped according to age and ability. 


On Ice Sessions will focus on:

  • Skill Development (Skating, Passing, Puck Control, Shooting & Scoring)

  • High tempo full ice flow drills

  • Learning to play on both sides of the puck (Offense & Defense)

  • Defensive and Offensive zone play

  • Game Situations

  • Variety of different competitive drills and scrimmages


Dry-land Sessions will focus on:

  • Player Fitness Evaluation (allows to track player progress and identify players strengths & weakness)

  • Strength & Power Development

  • Energy System development (aerobic, anaerobic)

  • Flexibility & Core Stability

  • Multi – Directional Movement (speed, agility, quickness)

  • Explosiveness (power plyometrics)


May 30 – Aug 25, 2022

Dryland Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs

June Ice Tues

July - Aug Ice 3 days per week Tues, Wed, Thurs

Cost: $1800 + GST


Spring Player Development Program (8 weeks)
The philosophy of this program is to introduce players to the concepts of off-ice training combined with skill development focused and high intensity on-ice sessions.
In this program players will focus their efforts on developing a foundation of speed, agility, strength, coordination, and explosive power as well as take to the ice to work on skating mechanics, quickness, puck skills, shooting, scoring, small area games, high intensity flow drills and scrimmages. This is a proven program designed to maximize results.

April 4 – May 27, 2022 (8 weeks)
In this program players will receive:
4 - 60 min On-Ice Sessions
16 - 60 min Dryland Sessions
Cost: $580

Hockey Training, Dryland, Ice