Prevention

Off-Ice Interactive Seminar

Completed before on-ice session

The off-ice seminar is designed to build awareness with volunteer leaders like coaches and trainers as well as team/league administrators. An interactive classroom based seminar highlights known causes, effects and the consequences of concussions. The seminar also introduces our four essential skill modules highlighting how coaches, trainers, administrators and players each have a significant role in the prevention and recognition of concussion injury. The seminar is 1-hour in length and provides each participant with a take away package for the season. This session can take place at the arena in a meeting room, or at another pre-determined location.

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On-Ice Sessions

These on-ice sessions are designed to compliment the above noted classroom session and provides players and coaches with practice examples on the ice. The 4-module program utilizes specific activities, games and “skill clusters” to enhance a players skill set and understanding. The program introduces necessary skills that establish safe on ice behaviours for players.

Session 1


Physical Preparation Skills, Understanding Sportsmanship, Mastering Vital Skating Skills

• Fun, fast paced and exciting skating skills designed to target player deficit and enhance skating abilities

• Skating proficiency is fundamental to hockey, yet most players are not physically literate in this skill. This affects a players’ ability to be safe on the ice and to effectively learn the other fundamental skills of hockey.

• Strong skating ability is crucial to a players on ice readiness for incidental collisions (non body checking play) and in permissible body contact and body checking play.

Session 2


On ice Awareness, Understanding On-Ice Locations, Puck Situations and Checking Pressure/Support, Evasion Techniques and Comfort with Collision and Contact

• High tempo activities designed to increase a players ability to read the ice, react to collisions and be safe on the ice

• These activities challenge the individual players on ice awareness skills and their ability to apply their skills to protect themselves and others on the ice

Session 3


Individual and Group Checking Skills and Comfort with Collision and Contact

• This session concentrates solely on the purpose and skill of checking

• For non-contact teams: activities and games designed to allow players to recognize how and when to use the best checking skill option is taught

• For contact teams: activities and games designed to teach players body checking technique to compliment other checking skill options. Ideal technique when receiving and executing body checking is taught


Session 2



On ice Awareness, Understanding On-Ice Locations, Puck Situations and Checking Pressure/Support, Evasion Techniques and Comfort with Collision and Contact

• High tempo activities designed to increase a players ability to read the ice, react to collisions and be safe on the ice

• These activities challenge the individual players on ice awareness skills and their ability to apply their skills to protect themselves and others on the ice