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10/17/2013, 4:30pm EDT
By Ontario Minor Hockey Association

Sign up for the OMHA Players Club and Take the 5000 Puck Challenge

How well do you think your shot would improve if you were to take 5000 shots over a 10-week period?

Think it can’t be done, think again. Shooting one hundred pucks a day, five days a week for ten weeks will help you develop your shooting & scoring skills at home. This program reinforces the concepts introduced by Hockey Canada’s Long Term Player Development [LTPD] which sets out a development progression or pathway for hockey players.

There’s evidence to show that daily micropractices are effective and often superior to longer practice sessions once or twice a week. When you practice a little each day, skills don’t erode. In fact, they consolidate. It’s like a bank account earning compound interest: a virtuous spiral where skill accrues quickly.

“This is a great program because it’s simple, it gives players the opportunity to take ownership of their own skill development and its fun!” said OMHA Director, Development Programs, Ian Taylor. “It is a simple way to educate players, coaches, and parents on the LTPD model in a fun and easy way. “

The Goal: Increase shot speed, quickness and accuracy 
The Plan: Shoot 5000 pucks in 10 weeks. That’s 100 shots a day / 5 days a week for 10 weeks!

The 5000 Puck Challenge begins October 21st. Individuals players can sign up for the OMHA Players Club to receive your OMHA Players Club helmet sticker immediately. You will also receive weekly tips and motivation, gain access to exclusive deals and prizes! Upon submission of your tracking sheet, we will send you a prize courtesy of Warrior Hockey for your hard work and dedication.

Teams are encouraged to register by utilizing the team registration sheet. Each team that registers will be given a Warrior Hockey Prize pack that includes a welcome package, Players Club helmet stickers and a piece of Warrior Hockey equipment to give away to a deserving player that completes the challenge.

REGISTER TODAY TO BE PART OF THE CLUB

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