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  • Join the Club

  • 10/09/2015, 2:00pm EDT , By Ontario Minor Hockey Association
  • The 5000 Puck Challenge, 10,000 Touches and 30/30 Challenge are back as part of the OMHA Player's Club Presented by Bauer Hockey
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  • Strengthen Your Stride

  • 10/02/2015, 9:00am EDT , By Ontario Minor Hockey Association
  • Get more power and length from your stride with this simple exercise
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OMHA Development Series


Hockey Canada Network

On-demand access to thousands of videos, articles and more.The Hockey Canada Network offers coaches, players and parents in every community across Canada access to the best information for developing hockey players. Download the app for you iPhone, iPad or Android device now.

HOCKEY CANADA DRILL HUB

Download hundreds of drills and create a practice plan with the new Hockey Canada Drill Hub, powered by Samsung. Offence, defence, goaltending, special teams, with or without the puck; close to a hundred searchable drill videos, descriptions and diagrams are available for players of all levels.


Coaches Tools & Resources


Player Development | Off-Ice Training

This manual was designed to introduce a basic understanding of warm-ups, stretching, plyometrics, balance and coordination, off-ice stickhandling, nutrition, hydration and skill development during the off-season of hockey.  It also introduces parents and players to the concepts of Long Term Player Development and the proper activities that they can be engaged at the appropriate age.

This document only contains the Manual Introduction. The full manual and DVD can be purchased through the Hockey Canada online store


Video Playlists

Player Development | Goaltending

Hockey Canada goaltending videos geared towards beginner, intermediate and advanced players

Player Development | Skills

Hockey Canada player skill development videos geared towards beginner, intermediate and advanced players

Hockey Canada U20 Players | Hockey Tips page

Skills tips from members of Canada's World Junior Teams

Hockey Canada Skills Development Camp Drills

Drills from the Hockey Canada Skills Development Camps

OMHA Hometown Hockey Tips

Skill development videos from the OMHA & Rogers TV

5000 Puck Challenge

Develop your shooting & scoring skills at home!

10,000 Touches

Develop your puck control & scoring skills at home!

Checking

Checking and the 4 -Step Progression

Head Contact Rule

Resources and teaching video on the new Head Contact Rule

Standard of Play

Hockey Canada's Standard of Play & Rules Emphasis


Goaltenders


Skills Checklist & Inventory


National Skill Standards & Testing | NSST


Hockey Canada Skills Development Camps Drills


Program of Excellence | POE


Hometown Hockey Drill Packs


Small Area Games Drills


Checking | Body Checking

Checking is a critical skill in the game of hockey that when performed properly can create quality scoring opportunities or help a team regain control of the puck. Just like skating, puck control, passing and shooting there are key progressions to the skill of checking when taught effectively, can greatly enhance a player's enjoyment of the great game of hockey.


Players Club