$299 - ($100 deposit to register - balance to be paid when facility opens up)
Parking Lot @Westwood Arena: 90 Woodbine Downs, Etobicoke, ON • 9am – 2pm
1 or 2 groups of maximum 4 players per group
For players born between 2005 and 2012
What is NTC?
Our VISION: To be the world’s complete solution in body, mind, spirit & emotional development for athletes in hockey.
Our MISSION: To teach athletes to be confident and great by mentoring, inspiring and leading them through our Pillars of Greatness, Skating Treadmill, On Ice and Off Ice instruction, customized testing protocols, showcase events, and virtual coaching programs.
Caring: Show compassion, understanding and dedication
Excellence: Committed to sharing & delivering quality
Integrity: Lead ethically and morally
Enjoyment: Have fun being of service
Helpful: Provide beneficial resources
Gratitude: Thankful for all
“When you believe in you as much as you want others to believe in you, success finds you” were the words NTC Founder Dan Blackburn told himself while struggling to reach his dreams.
Dan enjoyed coaching hockey and helping others. He identified the importance of family after growing up in a broken environment with an alcoholic family. He hit rock bottom himself when he ended up jobless with no savings, no business experience, struggling in personal relationships and getting NO business support from family and friends.
Taking his passion for hockey and helping youth, Dan started NTC (National Training Centres) in 1998. He built it on the foundation: to teach athletes how to realize their greatness already existing within them and to help them reach their goals and dreams. Dan knew first hand that athletes can quickly lose their drive as fear steps in and eventually stop them in their tracks.
A Pillar to NTC’s foundation is Family. Each athlete is welcomed and cared for with a heart-centered appreciation. At the same time they are challenged to go beyond what they know as their current beliefs of themselves and what’s possible. We succeed when our athletes succeed… It's what fuels us.
Camp Head Coach
… is the new Sports Director for NTC and has been a coach, manager, developer and consultant of hockey players and teams since 1998, starting in Montreal and since 2007, in China. Mark is excited to be bringing his decades of hockey experience back to Canada with NTC.
After helping build the Beijing Imperial Guard into Beijing’s top youth team from 2008-12, Mark moved to Shanghai and worked with various teams, rinks and clubs until March of 2016. After that, he became a consultant for the KHL’s Kunlun Red Star and Hong Kong’s China Hockey Group while continuing to coach and help promote the sport throughout China.
He is from Montreal, Quebec and moved to China in 2006. He played the highest levels of hockey for most of his youth career which ended at the Major Collegiate AAA level at John Abbott College. He has been coaching boys and girls of all ages for over 20 years.
Speed, Agility, Quickness
Straight Ahead & Side-to-Side Speed
Reflexes & Reactions
Aerobic - Anaerobic
Hockey is one of the rare sports that combines both
Long + consistent output AND HIIT
Pace control and breathing techniques
Full Body Mobility
Jumps in all Directions
Hand Eye Coordination
Hand - Eye (throwing / catching, juggling, dribbling, etc.)
Balance & Centre of Gravity
Core Strength with hand, arm & leg control/finesse