The Hockey Canada Skills Combine program is a new initiative by Hockey Canada that will allow young players to gauge their skills in a fun and challenging environment. Participants will take part in both on and off-ice testing.
Players will be tested using Hockey Canada’s National Skills Testing and Standards program. These tests include: 100’ Dash Forwards/Backwards, Agility Weave, and Agility Transition skate. These tests can be done throughout the season to measure player’s improvements over time.
For the off-ice tests, Hockey Canada will offer a comprehensive program focused on speed, power and endurance. This series of tests have been designed to test hockey players on specific athletic hockey movements. Hockey Canada has used this testing at our national junior team summer camp to help with the identification of players for Team Canada.
Hockey Canada will be hosting events across the country in Spring-Summer 2014.
|April 24-25||Université Concordia (Aréna Ed Meagher)||Montreal, Que.||-||François Bouchard|
|May 23-24||The Hangar at Downsview Park & MasterCard Centre||Toronto, Ont.||-||Brendan Taylor|
|May 30-31||SensPlex||Ottawa, Ont.||-||Brendan Taylor|
For more information or to register for one of these events please contact your local Hockey Canada Combine contact staff person.