Initiation Skills Program(s)

H1 Development

H1 Players average 2 hours of on-ice instruction per week totalling approximately 42 hours. Sessions are held Saturdays & Sundays throughout the winter, starting late September through to March. Focus is on skill stations, instructor to player ratio and most importantly ensuring the environment is safe & FUN.

Program Focus

  • Intro to Hockey (safety, equipment fitting etc…)
  • Fundamental Core Skills (skating, puck control, passing)
  • Fun environment (races, small area games, introducing competition….)

H2-4 Development

The players are assigned to skill groups determined by their coaches at the beginning of the season and attend the development sessions with similar skilled players from their division. (Level 1, 2 or 3). All H2-4 players are offered a minimum of 5 development sessions between October & February, approximately 30-40hrs of programming. Sessions are run on weekdays

The sessions include but are not limited to;

  • Skating Skills (edges/balance, starts/stops, agility - forwards & backwards)
  • Puck Skills (passing, shooting, stickhandling, dekes)


For more information on the AMHA Development Philosophy

Initiation Skill Development Programs Times and Schedules


Please check back to this page regularly for updated schedule for our Initiation Program Development Programs

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