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Basic Understanding & Development Skills for Hockey
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Testimonials

My son Andrew started with Bruce at the age of 4 and we have since been attending his Buds4hockey clinics at various times of the year.  Now at the age of 8, Andrew continues to play travel and tournament hockey.

Bruce possesses an in-depth knowledge of the game, and his technical instruction benefits all students of varying skill levels.  Bruce has a wonderful rapport with the kids, and his sincere attitude is respected by all the players.  Most importantly, Bruce provides constant corrective feedback by immediately addressing areas of deficits.  Some clinics can become laborious and "boring", but Andrew enjoys going to "Bruce" whenever we have the opportunity, and has learned so much from his guidance and expertise.  Bruce is passionately committed to his craft, and we look forward to attending other clinics in the future.

Eric F.


Bruce Fowler combines an in-depth knowledge of and love for hockey with a genuine desire to teach and see beginners and young players develop and strengthen both their skating and stick-handling skills. He teaches solid fundamentals of hockey, including both skating and stick-handling, all while allowing kids to learn and apply those skills in a game-type setting." 
Mike and Kelley, New York

"After taking a thirty five year break from skating, I am back into it. My goal is to play in a mens league. after attending a half dozen of Bruce's clinics, I feel I have enough knowledge to play...   The instructors are very talented and are quick to give a tip...Thanks, Bruce " 
Lou Ballardini,  West Nyack, NY

"Bruce is great with kids. My six year-old son immediately responded to him on and off the ice and has made tremendous improvements in his skating over the past year and a half with Bruce. His private lessons are always challenging but fun.  More recently we began doing the Saturday hockey clinics which enable johnny to apply his skating skills to real hockey drills and cross-ice scrimages. The team of clinic coaches are top notch and clearly love both the game and the kids!  We plan to continue both private lessons with Bruce as well as the Mites Clinic into the foreseeable future."
Shannon Cloney, New City, NY

"Bruce and his coaches do a terrific job stressing the fundamentals of hockey skating such as balance, edge control, turning, backwards skating and pivots.  The drills focusing on game situations improve stick
handling, passing, and defensive awareness.  Great clinic for young players to improve in all areas of hockey."
Colin Kelly,  Tappan

Bruce and his staff of coaches are absolutely wonderful. It’s obvious how much they love the sport of hockey, and how willing they are to share their knowledge of the game. I’ve been impressed with how sincerely Bruce wants to help to develop the ability levels of all the players. In the clinics they work on the fundamentals, skills, and principals of the game in a way the kids really respond to. Even in a group, the boys and girls get individual attention, and a focus is given to their particular needs. My son loves to attend the clinics, and always feels so confident and happy when he steps off the ice."
-Antonia Noonan, Orangeburg, NY

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