Player Development Essentials


Under 15 Years of Age as of December 31st of the Current Season

The age and skill level of the team defines the seasonal plan. The Hockey Canada skills development programs are based on progressive steps and follow the appropriate allocation of time illustrated in the skill development pyramid.

Goals for the Bantam Age Category are:

• Fun
• Refining team play
• Intro to team strategy

The Bantam Program Recommends the Following Practice Time Allotment:

• 40% Technical skills
• 15% Individual tactics
• 20% Team tactics
• 15% Team play
• 10% Strategy

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