The age and skill level of the players 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.
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Goals for the Initiation Age Category are:
â€¢ Introduction of basic skills
â€¢ Reviewing of basic skills
â€¢ refining of basic skills
The Timbits Hockey Canada Initiation Program recommends the following practice time allotment:
â€¢ 85% Technical skills
â€¢ 15% Individual tactics
â€¢ 0% Team tactics
â€¢ 0% Team play
â€¢ 0% Strategy