Underwater Hockey

HHUC has teamed up with the Toronto UWH Club to bring underwater hockey programming to Hart House!

What is Underwater Hockey?

How can I play?

Sign up at the Hart House front desk for the Underwater Hockey Pilot!

Bring your bathing suit, all of the other equipment is provided.


Underwater Hockey Pilot

Overview

Register at the Hart House front desk or call 416.978.2452 – deadline May 26th

The pilot is 5 sessions FREE for HHUC members and costs $50 for non-club members (public).

The sessions are all 8-9pm on the following days:
May 5th,
May 26th,
June 2nd,
June 16th
June 23rd

Instructors

Sergei Vilbik – competitive underwater hockey player and longtime Toronto Underwater Hockey Club member
Martin Bonart – HHUC President, Scuba instructor, Fitness Sundays organiser and underwater hockey enthusiast.
1-2 Guest instructors per week – accomplished Canadian underwater hockey players

Course Content

The first half of each session will introducing beginners and intermediate players to new skills, underwater fitness exercises and team building exercises.

A beginner who participates in all 5 sessions will learn to:

  • Be comfortable with the gear (snorkel, stick, fins, puck)
  • S-Dive
  • Get into the “ready” position called the Cobra position
  • Swim forward with the puck
  • Curl
  • Layoff
  • Basics of a Flick Pass
  • Basics of the 2-3-1 team positioning system
  • Common rules and fouls

In the second half of each session participants will play UWH game(s) designed to be engaging for players of all skill levels.

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