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Hockey Skills Pyramid

 

when planning your practices be sure to keep in mind where your players are on Hockey Canada 'S skills pyramid

The lower their skill level is ,the more practice time should be spent on technical skills & individual tactics
At the house league level almost no time should be spent on strategy or team systems!

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Skills Pyramid

1   start at the bottom

2   75% or 38 minutes on technical skills

3    15% or 7 minutes on individual tactics

4    10% or 5 minutes on team tactics

5   at the house league level almost no ICE time should be spent on team systems or strategy

 

Individual technical skills  =75% or 38 minutes

1 skating

2 puck control

 

Individual Tactics =15% or 7 minutes on individual tactics

Individual offensive tactics

Individual defensive tactics

Attacking 1 on 1

positioning

Shaking a defender 1on1

Closing the gap

Playing without the puck

Checking & containment


Body contact