Instructional Program (Thornton Minor Hockey)

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INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM (IP)

  • The season will run from when ice goes in to the last weekend of March

  • Ages 5 and 6 to participate, as well as any age up to age 8 with no previous hockey experience

  • Age 4 will be considered if one previous year of NTR, Canskate or Learn To Play has been completed

  • There will be a parent orientation meeting to be held at end of first ice session with:

                   -introductions

                   -program overview

                   -pamphlet, evaluation form and overview distribution

                   -volunteer and course sign-up

                   -questions

  • Skill level of each participant will be determined by instructors’ initial evaluation

  • Participants will be grouped according to skill and will advance through groups at individual pace as skills are acquired (see attached skills checklist to be maintained for each participant)

  • Plan to maintain a 1:3 instructor/participant ratio

  • Second participant evaluation to be completed before final approval of I.P. roster (December)
  • Skill training and development to continue as well as introduction of team/game training for balance of season
  • I.P. convenor adapts program to centre’s situation and decides what to go with” (p.8 Initiation Program manual), within the parameters set out in this board approved document
  • Non-competitive game situations to occur amongst participants initially, and with other centers commencing no later than Jan. 15, no earlier than Dec. 15
  •  Every participant has opportunity to participate in the games

  • Games will be non-competitive with rotating goalie’s, two minute buzzers, instructors on ice, stop and start plays, etc.  with a focus on hockey rule and positioning

  • Each I.P.team will not exceed 12 games per season

  • Each team can participate in 2 I.P. festival’s per year

  • I.P. teams can participate in a ‘non-competitive local loop” at convenor’s discretion, ensuring that 12 game season limit is not exceeded

  • Ice time will be a set 2 hours per week

  • May host own tournament/festival depending on ice availability

  • End of year banquet


To Register for the IP Program
https://registration.hockeycanada.ca/registration/?ID=5347   

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