Player Development Essentials


Under 18 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 Midget age category are:

• Fun
• Refining team play and strategy

The Midget program recommends the following practice time allotment:

• 35% Technical skills
• 15% Individual tactics
• 20% Team tactics
• 15% Team play
• 10% Strategy

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