The ability to improve hockey skills is not limited to the ice surface. Players of all ages and experience can benefit from off-ice training. Proper off-ice or dry land training can improve skill, power, speed, stamina, injury prevention and overall health.
Hockey Canada's training materials offer an introduction direction in a number of off-ice disciplines, including:
Hockey Canada'a Off-Ice Manuals follow guidelines from Sport Canada's Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) model.