Hockey Skills Program

BA Hockey Skills Program 11
District Name: Kamloops/Thompson
District Number: #73
Course Proposed: Hockey Skills Program
Developed by: George Cochrane(Teacher: SD#73, Head Coach: Kamloops Minor
Hockey Association).Greg Kozoris (Teacher: Brocklehurst
Secondary, Owner: Acceleration – Kozoris Strength and
Conditioning) Tom Dinsdale (Principal, Brocklehurst
Secondary School).
School: Brocklehurst Secondary School
Date Developed: December 21, 2006
Principal’s Name: Tom Dinsdale
Board Authority Approval Date:
Board Authority Signature:
Grade Level of Courses: Grades 11
Number of Course Credits: 4 credits
Hours of Instruction: 120 hours
Prerequisite(s): Students must be a member of Kamloops Minor Hockey Association.
Special Training, Facilities or Equipment:
 Special Training: Hockey Coaching Certification, First Aid Certification, Fitness
Training Certification & NCCP Coaching Certification
Facilities: Brocklehurst Arena
Equipment Required: During On-ice sessions, each student is required to wear
complete hockey gear as outlined by Hockey Canada. During Off-Ice training
sessions, students are required to be prepared with full P.E. strip. Roller blades
may be required to simulate on-ice training during the times when ice is
Course Synopsis: The Hockey Skills Program has been developed to offer student
hockey players an individualized training program. Participants will develop hockey
skills, fitness, training knowledge and nutritional information. Instruction will take place
during on-ice sessions, off-ice training sessions and in classroom settings. The
Technical Curriculum for the Program is based upon the Hockey Canada Skills Academy
BAA Hockey Skills Program Framework
Rationale: This course is offered in order to meet the needs of student hockey players
in Kamloops. The Program has also been developed in consultation with Kamloops
Minor Hockey. Student athletes have the opportunity to receive individualized hockey
instruction from a qualified teacher/instructor.
Organizational Structure:
Unit / Topic
Topic 1
Topic 2
Topic 3
Topic 4
Topic 5
Topic 6
Topic 7
Hockey Skills Program:
On-Ice Skills: Developing Phase
40 hours
On-Ice Skills: Executing Phase
10 hours
On-Ice Skills: Refining Phase
10 hours
Off-ice Skills: Development: Fitness Training
40 hours
Off-ice Skills: Development: Nutrition Training
10 hours
Off-ice Skills: Development: Mental Training
5 hours
Off-ice Skills: Social & Cultural Issues
5 hours
Total 120 hours
Curriculum Organizers
Overview: On-Ice Program
 The On-ice program will focus upon hockey skill development for each student
 Instruction will focus in each of the three phases of the Hockey Canada Skills
Academy Curriculum: Developing Skills, Executing Skills and Refining Skills.
 Duration of the on-ice program is a minimum of 1 hour, twice time per week.
Athletes may also be required to use roller blades to simulate on-ice training
during the times when ice is unavailable.
 Video skills analysis will be utilized for instruction and assessment.
Unit / Topic / Module Descriptions: It is expected that student athletes will develop
and improve the following hockey skills:
Developing Individual Skills Phase:
1) Power Skating
2) Stick Handling
3) Passing
4) Shooting
5) Checking
6) Goaltending * Student Goaltenders only.
Executing Team Skills Phase:
1) Offensive Play
2) Defensive Play
3) Regroup
4) Entries
5) Offensive Zone Play
6) Defensive Zone Coverage
7) Checking
8) Goaltending * Student Goaltenders only.
9) Special Situations
III Refining Individual & Team Skills Phase:
BAA Hockey Skills Program Framework
Power Skating
Stick Handling
Goaltending * Student Goaltenders only.
Overview: Off-Ice Program:
 In the off-ice training program students will be involved in skills and fitness
training, nutritional training, & mental training Strategies and concepts will be
introduced and individualized programs developed in each area.
 Athletes will be involved in discussions of social & cultural issues related to
sports and specifically hockey.
 Fitness training instruction focuses the upon core strengthening and core stability
to both condition and helps prevent injuries.
 Duration of the off-ice program is a minimum of 1 hour, one time per week.
 Note: When there is more ice time available, students will have more ice
sessions. When ice times are reduced or unavailable (mid-April May & June),
instruction will focus on Fitness Training / Mental Training / Nutrition.
Unit / Topic / Module Descriptions:
Curriculum Organizers
Skills / Fitness Training:
It is expected that students will:
 Analysis: Evaluate entry levels.
 Utilize a broad range of core strength, agility, balance and coordination
 Monitor & Assess changes in skill / fitness levels
 Creation: Apply those training techniques which will best enable athletes to
achieve individual goals.
 Demonstrate effective warm up techniques.
 Develop an individualized warm up and skills / fitness training program.
 Determine personal progress and performance levels
 Technology: Identify strengths / weaknesses through video skills analysis
 Use video technology to monitor skill improvement
 Understand how physiology affects performance
 Demonstrate improvement in their personal fitness.
II Nutritional Training:
It is expected that students will:
 Analysis: Understand the relation between proper nutrition, hydration and
 Monitor personal eating / hydration habits
 Analyze the importance of personal fitness and nutrition.
Nutritional Training (conditioning):
Creation: Create personal eating plans
identify optimum preparation practices prior to performance.
Technology: Utilize computer technology to record and analyze improvements
and set goals.
BAA Hockey Skills Program Framework
III Mental Training:
It is expected that students will:
 Analysis: Demonstrate personal goal setting – short and long term goals
 Assess individual progress towards goal attainment
 Evaluate personal strengths & weaknesses
 Understand the relation between stress and performance
 Understand and develop relaxation techniques
 Identify effective personal motivational techniques
 Creation: Create pre and post performance regimes that maximize outcomes.
IV Social and Cultural Issues:
It is expected that students will:
 Understand the value and importance of coaching and training perspectives
 Value volunteering to assist the development of younger athletes in a sport.
 Work as role models / guest coaches with younger, “house level” hockey teams
in the community with Kamloops Minor Hockey Association.
Instructional Component:
 Direct Instruction
 Indirect Instruction
 Interactive Instruction
 Modeling
 Videotaping
 Performance Analysis
 Skills Training Videos
 Fitness Assessments
 Skills Assessments
Assessment Component:
 Participation – 40% (Affective Domain)
 Skill Development – 40% (Psychomotor Domain)
 Knowledge Acquisition – 20% (Cognitive Domain)
Learning Resources:
 Fifty-Two Week Hockey Training 2002
 Hockey Canada Skills Academy Technical Curriculum 2003
 NCCP Level 1 Theory Program 2001
 Skills of Gold: Hockey Skills Video Series 2003
 Sports Nutrition Guidebook 2003
 Strength & Ball Training 2002
 Strength Conditioning & Injury Prevention for Hockey 2002
BAA Hockey Skills Program Framework
BAA Hockey Skills Program Framework
Brocklehurst Secondary School
Hockey Skills Program
2007 - 2008
Course Outline:
Brocklehurst Secondary School in consultation with Kamloops Minor Hockey
Association has established the Hockey Skills Program. Student hockey players
have the opportunity to receive individualized instruction from a qualified
teacher/instructor. In addition to on-ice sessions, students will be involved in dryland training (weights & cardio) and classroom instruction. Students completing
the course will receive four credits at their grade level (with the exception of
grade 8 and 9 students, who will receive a percentage and letter grade, but not
receive graduation credits).
 The course is open to all male and female hockey players in grades 8-12.
 There are no “Jr. or Sr.” groups, the program is individual based.
 There is a maximum of 28 players and 2 goalies per group.
 Priority will be given to students in Grades 8,9 & 10. If class sizes permit,
grade 11 then, grade 12 students will be permitted to participate.
 Students must be a member of the Kamloops Minor Hockey Association
Expectations: Students will
 Attend all on ice, off ice and classroom sessions on time.
 Be prepared with all necessary equipment for each class.
 Participate to the best of their ability.
Course Fees:
 There are no course fees for this program. Ice time is available at the
Brocklehurst Arena free of charge under the joint use agreement with the
City of Kamloops for 3 days per week. The additional ice time will be paid
for from donations solicited from community organizations.
 These classes will run in the afternoon ‘frozen blocks’ only, and given the
proximity to the Brock Arena, students will be expected to walk to the
arena in time for the beginning of the on ice class sessions.
Arrangements will be made through parent volunteers to transport
equipment between Brocklehurst Secondary School and the Brock Arena.
 Equipment storage at Brocklehurst Secondary School will be made
available in a basement storage area.
BAA Hockey Skills Program Framework
 This is not an activity course where students are going to simply be
scrimmaging or playing hockey games. The focus will be upon individual
skills instruction and improvement.
 On and off-ice sessions will be intense and challenging.
 Marks for the course will be based on a daily effort, skill development &
attendance mark out of ten, which is recorded during each of the sessions.
 Students are required to have parents / guardians inform the teacher by
providing a note or phone call to excuse absences.
 Students who are unable to participate due to illness or injury will be
required to report to the class and complete appropriate written
coursework. Depending upon the individual circumstances, and in
consultation with the parent/guardian, other arrangements may be
 If at any time students or parents have an issue or a concern, please
consult with the teacher.
 Mr. Tom Dinsdale, Principal. School Phone # 376-1232 or Email:
Parent Signature:
Student Signature:
BAA Hockey Skills Program Framework