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Darin' Erin: Hometown Hockey School

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Darin' Erin: Hometown Hockey School Fri, 11 Aug 2017 09:51:17 +0000 Darin' Erin: Hometown Hockey School Darin' Erin: Hometown Hockey School WFFF amandadarin erin is at it again. this week she takes to the ice at cairns () arena. megan hometown hockey school is hosting it's 3rd annual summer camp.and ...darin erin got to swing by one of their practices. it may be august in vermont .. but the ice rink -- is packed with vermont youngsters improving their game..they're at the hometown hockey school's camp .. in it's third year.. it's something jc ruid .. justin martin and mike ludwar turned from idea, to reality. jc: all of us had kids and you get back into hockey.. we had stopped playing serious for a long time and we knew haing a kid you'd get more into it.. something that kids got to an age would be going to a summer camp.. it just worked.justin: goal is to improove offering every year but really always makin it fun and for the kids . nnot about getting x number of repeitions in its about making sure every kid walks out of here with a smile on their faceall three with kids of their own participating in the camp .. they're among the almost 100 kids taking part.. their ages range from 7 to 13 ..then there's me .. the 33 year old who could have used a camp like this when i was younger.. my skills.. aren't the do you think i'll do? probably falling but you'll try your best.max, hit the nail on the head with that one.. we broke the basics down into pieces.. working on skating, and the crossover .. the camp features instructors with ties to the area, there's college players, former high school stars -- some who's made it to the next level... that's pete lenes -- a shelburne native, the former uvm catamount plays pro hockey in austria... for the kids - he's living proof that hard work pays off.. after all -- there was a time when he . .was one of them.pete - justin jc at uvm when i was a kid and i was going to the camp they worked at.. started working there.. been around these guys for like 20 eyas so its cool to be working with them at a hockey campe and teaching their kids i think thats the best part they're on the ice for three hours .. but also spend some time outside working on other skills, and learning about nutrition.mike through friday we want the kids to grow.. from monday its amazing some kids have challenges using their edges and hand eye coordination and stick handling, by the end see amazing growth .. most importantly for us .. i loe to see the kids passion, when they come in the rink and leave every day the smile and what they say they learned from the day before is why we're here and why we do it. as for me .. i certainly left with a smile on my face .... especially after this fun moment -- split into groups, we did a relay .. i was the weak link, by far -- however .. it didn't matter, the important part - was that i never gave up .. it certainly helped that the kids kept me going as i made my way through the drill... erin: i think the big question is when should i pack mybags to play overseas.. pete: im not gonna answer that one.. <music>

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