Development 1 & 2 | NCCP Competition Introduction

The NCCP Development 1 clinic is designed for coaches working with players engaged in the competitive levels of hockey (Rep level Peewee & above). Learn to motivate and lead your athletes as they move into a competitive environment. Build age-appropriate and competition specific practice plans while you give your players a solid understanding of the skills and strategies they will need to compete. You will also learn to analyze your players’ abilities to ensure that they’re equipped, both mentally and physically, for a more intense level of play. 

Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this clinic you will be trained to: 

  • Plan and design a practice session; 
  • Analyze your athletes’ performance; 
  • Develop skill-specific programs; 
  • Coach a competition-oriented practice; 
  • Coach in a competitive situation. 

Clinic Structure

This is a 16-hour, in-classroom clinic, spread over 2 days with on-ice session. 

Evaluation & Certification

After completing this clinic you will be considered ‘Trained’. To receive Development 1 – ‘Certified’ status you will need to complete the Clinic Post-Task assignment, Making Ethical Decisions (MED) Comp Intro online Evaluation. 

Age & Division of Athletes

  • Provincial athletes (ages 11 to 17) 
  • Regional athletes (ages 15 to 21)