Our mission at SGRA is to foster a relationship driven, athlete centered, inclusive culture for athletic and personal growth. Collectively, we strive to elevate our profile within our community to grow our association and the excellent sport of Ringette.
Spruce Grove Ringette Association
SGRA AA RIOT
The SGRA, in cooperation with the Black Gold Ringette Club, have designed a program to give athletes from Spruce Grove, and every association within the Black Gold League, an opportunity to develop and play Ringette at the highest level possible.
The primary objectives of the AA Program are to build strong, confident athletes who share a passion for Ringette, are committed to hard work, while setting and achieving personal and team goals. Through discipline, dedication and a fervour for excellence, the program strives to prepare athletes for the opportunity to compete at the highest levels in the sport.
The program is designed to be a competitive Ringette program enabling and empowering athletes with the ability to compete with Canada’s finest athletes.
The following pages detail the program’s outline and structure.
The AA Ringette Program:
- To consist of 2-3 hours of on ice development practice weekly (inclusive of the ice allotment from SGRA). The on-ice training components will comprise of but not be limited to the following elements in accordance with the Team’s Seasonal Training Plan:
- Standard team practices structured and lead by experienced coaches focusing on the following:
- Technical elements training.
- Tactical on ice training.
- Individual skills.
- Individual Skills development sessions to be lead by qualified instructors:
- Power Skating.
- Individual skills development sessions monthly focusing on Shooting / Passing / Stick handling.
- Goalies will be provided with skills development on a regular frequency by a dedicated Goaltending Coach.
- Regularly scheduled game like play scrimmage sessions with National Ringette League caliber athletes. (For U19 AA level)
- Tactical training mentored by experienced coaching staff making use of video reviews.
- Off Ice training offered by qualified instructors to improve the following:
- Strength and Speed Training
- Nutritional education provided by professionals tailored to the athletes’ needs.
- Physiotherapy services provided by professionals:
- To minimize recovery periods
- And mitigate the risk of injuries.
- Mental Health and Strength Training provided by professionals:
- To improve athletes’ mental strength and coping mechanisms.