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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.
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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.