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Improve situational awareness, decision making speed, and read & react skills

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NEW - TWO TRAINING PLANS - "PRE-SCAN" AND "SCAN, TIP & SCORE"

Prescanning is a cruicial skill that makes you a smarter hockey player. Master this skill with our new training plan. Couple this with our Scan, Tip, & Score training plan that requires scanning to locate all possible shooters when positioned net front for a deflection. Scan, tip, and bang home any loose rebounds in front of the goalie!

NEW - 3 VIDEO DRILLS FOCUSED ON DEFLECTIONS, SCANNING AND TIPPING

Hop on the ice with Team USA players and join them for 3 new drills that are focused on scanning and tipping, including one designed by Sense Arena user, PWHL Boston member, and USA gold medalist Taylor Heise!

NEW - TRAIN LIKE THE US NATIONAL TEAM AT THE USA HOCKEY ARENA

Train like you’re part of the US National Team Development Program (USNTDP) at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, MI. Step onto the Team USA ice and train using our USA Hockey Approved drills that have been reviewed and approved by USA Hockey’s goaltending and player development directors.

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TEAMS THAT USE NHL SENSE ARENA

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USA Hockey

USA Hockey

LOS ANGELES KINGS

LOS ANGELES KINGS

NEW JERSEY DEVILS

NEW JERSEY DEVILS

Arizona Coyotes

Arizona Coyotes

Vegas Golden Knights

Vegas Golden Knights

Boston College Eagles

Boston College Eagles

Quinnipiac University Bobcats

Quinnipiac University Bobcats

Northeastern University Huskies

Northeastern University Huskies

Harvard University

Harvard University

Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College

Cornell University

Cornell University

Sacred Heart University

Sacred Heart University

University of Vermont Catamounts

University of Vermont Catamounts

Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green State University

University of St. Thomas

University of St. Thomas

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Warrior For Life Fund

Kingston Frontenacs

Kingston Frontenacs

Brandon Wheat Kings

Brandon Wheat Kings

Connecticut Whale

Connecticut Whale

Worcester Railers

Worcester Railers

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VIRTUAL REALITY BASED Player TRAINING

Get real, game-speed reps that accurately simulate on-ice situations.

IMPROVE SITUATIONAL AWARENESS

Search out information through scanning and surveying the ice. Learn to scan in layers to better understand your surroundings and the available time and space when making a play.

IMPROVE DECISION MAKING SKILLS

Learn to pre-scan to know where you want to move the puck before it's on your blade.

IMPROVE READ & REACT SKILLS

Learn to identify cues (stick and body position) when faced with limited time and space to anticipate your next play.

MEASURABLE IMPROVEMENTS THAT TRANSLATE TO THE ICE

Track your progress with personalized performance metrics and unique VR tools

IMMEDIATE RESULTS AFTER EVERY DRILL

Get measures of your performance benchmarked against others in the platform.

PLAYER DIAGNOSTIC - TRACK PROGRESS AND IDENTIFY AREAS FOR IMPROVEMENT

Perform the Baseline Test to receive recommended areas of focus for improvement.

REVIEW YOUR EVERY MOVEMENT WITH THE 3D-REPLAY FEATURE

A great tool to replay every rep and see yourself from the perspective of the passer, receiver or a bird’s-eye view.

ALL DATA IN MOBILE APP

Access your data anytime with the Sense Arena Mobile App. Download on iOS or Android.

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It’s not about virtual reality as a technology. It’s about the unique benefits the technology offers for your development.

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Roger Grillo

Roger Grillo

usa hockey

One of the hardest things to coach is hockey sense. For me it starts with getting your players to scan the ice and make reads.

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Taylor Heise

Taylor Heise

PWHL Minnesota

I know how valuable NHL Sense Arena’s drills are to help me visualize game situations.

PWHL Minnesota
Jaromir Jagr

Jaromir Jagr

RYTIRI KLADNO

I see NHL Sense Arena's big potential in training reflexes and reactions in the slot and around the net.

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Lyndsey Fry

Lyndsey Fry

Arizona Kachinas

NHL Sense Arena is great for building on-ice awareness, finding the open player and you can bring it home!

Arizona Kachinas
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lawson crouse

arizona coyotes

The cognitive training in NHL Sense Arena is very helpful, especially for injured players.

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dawson mercer

new jersey devils

You have to get used to NHL Sense Arena a bit, but then its very accurate and real.

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TRAIN WITH USA HOCKEY APPROVED DRILLS & PLANS

Designed to help improve your ability to scan the ice, make the correct read, and enhance your read and react skills.

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SKILLS FOR FORWARDS:

ANTICIPATE BREAKOUT OPTIONS - Breakout drill

Improve your ability to anticipate breakout options as a winger or a centerman.

IMPROVE OFFENSIVE ZONE ENTRIES - Entry to OZ drill

Get better at anticipating plays as you enter the offensive zone with and without pressure.

LEARN TO READ THE DEFENSE - 5 on 3 drill

Make the correct read and better understand the opponent’s defensive patterns in offensive zone scoring situations.


SKILLS FOR DEFENSMEN:

ANTICIPATE BREAKOUT OPTIONS - Shoulder check drill

Shoulder check to scan and take in as much information as possible before arriving at the puck. Then position yourself to move the puck to your available teammate.

IMPROVE NEUTRAL ZONE TRANSITIONS - Transition to Offense drill

In a neutral zone regroup transition, pre-scan and survey the ice in front of you to have a better understanding of what options are available prior to you receiving the pass.

LEARN TO IDENTIFY SHOOTING LANES - OZ face-off drill

Practice pre-scanning to first identify the location of the passer. Next, scan to identify an open teammate for a scoring chance or make the correct read and fire a shot on net.


TRAINING PLANS FROM USA HOCKEY AND RENOWNED TEAMS AND COACHES:

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USA HOCKEY SCANNING

TRAINING PLAN

We are proud to offer Training Plans created in conjunction with USA Hockey that incorporate the concepts and development of scanning skills used and approved by the USA Hockey Staff.

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USA HOCKEY reading

TRAINING PLAN

The second USA Hockey training plan incorporates the concepts and development of reading the game skills used and approved by the USA Hockey Staff.

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njd game day - f

TRAINING PLAN

Prepare like the Pros do on game day with the NJ Devils Game Day Training Plan! This training plan will provide you with the same drills the Forwards use on game day to prime their brains to be ready for action.

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Kris versteeg

TRAINING PLAN

I created a six-day program in which I show how to use NHL Sense Arena for offensive skills development in the slot and for creating an offensive play from behind the net.

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boston college

TRAINING PLAN

Special D-zone Reads Training Plan. Polish up your skills with Shoulder Check drills and breakout scenarios to be at the top of your game for the puck drop!

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boston university

TRAINING PLAN

Train offensive situations BU Training Plan. Practice makes permanent, so now’s the time to perfect your scanning, reads, and timing around the net to be at the top of your game for the upcoming season.

WHAT YOU NEED TO GET STARTED

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CREATE SPACE

Find yourself a level space of at least 12x12ft (4x4m) with non-friction flooring.

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Annual

33 / Month

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PLAN AND stick ATTACHMENTS

Select a Monthly or Annual plan. If you choose to use a stick when training, add a stick mount.

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NHL SENSE ARENA is compatible with Meta Quest 2, Meta Quest 3 and Meta Quest Pro

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PERFORMANCE DASHBOARD

Get insights on how you are performing and where you need to improve.


TRAINING PROGRAMS

Access structured training plans created exclusively for Sense Arena by professional coaches and players.


DIAGNOSTICS AND BENCHMARKS

Access your performance diagnostics and benchmark yourself against the competition.


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