Hockey Clubs and Instruction, in Smithfield, are training academies where they have programs to develop all attending players in hockey skills, tactics, systems, strengths, conditioning, positioning and hockey sense. They create athletes who prepare to play collegiate and professional hockey. They are an elite, full-time, hockey training clubs, where they provide state-of-the-art athletic training and hockey players go to be trained like Olympians. Training involves intensive and extensive preparation on part of the aspirants. The programs are designed, developed and taught by one of the world's leading hockey educators. During the practice sessions, players are encouraged to improve shot speeds, shooting accuracy, shooting quickness, passing and receiving success, body checking techniques, offensive and defensive tactics, and specialty team play.