" I recommend Chris' clinics to boys and girls of all ages, who are serious about improving their on-ice skills."
Luke Richardson, 21 Year NHL Veteran, Head Coach of Chicago Blackhawks.

Many NHL players have skated with us, including Steve Yzerman, Matthew Barnaby, Daniel Brière, Mike Eastwood, Jason York, Luke Richardson, Randy Robitaille, Todd White, Zach Bogosian, Kent Manderville, Gino Odjick, Peter Chiarelli (, Bruce Cassidy (Head Coach of Boston Bruins), Jim Kyte, Doug Derraugh ( Head coach of Cornell University Women's Hockey team and former national coach of Team Canada) and many more former students of Chris Finnerty  have advanced to various levels of collegiate and professional hockey.

 2022 Skills Sessions held on  Saturdays and Sundays in Kemptville, ON  in August.  Come and be challenged.

Gain confidence and strength by training with us!


We try to get our players outside of their comfort zone. We work on INDIVIDUAL SKILLS EXCLUSIVELY. We do lots of HIGH TEMPO STICK HANDLING,  POWER SKATING AND           EDGE WORK drills. We try to improve foot and stick speed, agility, core, wrist and arm strength through various innovative drills and exercises. We do more drills in one session, than 99% of our students are exposed to in their team season.

"Individuals win scholarships, not teams". Chris Finnerty

Improve your balance, skating control, speed of manoeuvring, agility, and core strength.

2024 Skills Sessions commence MAY 18 from 5:30-6:30pm in KEMPTVILLE. Next sessions- May 19, May 25, June 1, June 2, June 8, June 9, June 15. Sessions held in BECKWITH AND KEMPTVILLE. - Please help spread the word-  6 pre-paid sessions for $200 ( $33 per session). Updated April 28, 2024.

Get faster, more explosive,  better conditioned, and improve your stickhandling!

The Chris Finnerty High Intensity Hockey School runs very high tempo AFFORDABLE skills sessions and clinics/camps in the City of Ottawa and in the Ottawa Valley in Renfrew and in Arnprior.  We focus exclusively on INDIVIDUAL skill development and not team drills. We do not waste time on the ice, as we try to keep our students moving as much as possible. Regardless, if you play NCAA, OHL, AAA, or house league, our unique and challenging drills can help you reach your potential.


Come and train like a professional athelete

  Chris Finnerty   High Intensity Hockey School 

                          High Intensity INDIVIDUAL Skill Development and Training for Boys and Girls Ages 8 and up
Stick Handling and Power Skating Specialists                                Over 45 years of experience   Come and be challenged!