U-9 Development Skates and Evaluation Sessions

Posted by Cayen Lehoux U-9 North Stars on Sep 04 2021 at 09:44AM PDT

TMHA is thrilled to have hockey back and we welcome you to the U8 & U9 development skates and evaluation sessions for the 2021-2022 season. Please read all of the following information carefully. The dates, location and times for your appropriate age category can be found below. As you are aware TMHA has scheduled four “Development Skates” before the three evaluation sessions occur. Please note those dates below.

Program Philosophy

Hockey Canada developed the program to ensure that the child’s early experiences with hockey are delivered in a safe and positive experience.
The program enables participants to become contributing members of a team effort, develop self-confidence and experience a sense of personal achievement.
Program Goals

To have fun while playing hockey and engaging in physical activity.
To learn the fundamental skills required to play the game of hockey.
To develop and refine basic motor patterns.
To be introduced to the concepts of cooperation and fair play.

Player Evaluations
No tiering or evaluations during the off-season phase (previous season, including March through August).
Must offer a minimum of four (4) practice/skill sessions prior to formal tiering or evaluations beginning.
Must have a minimum of three (3) formal evaluation sessions.

Preparation and Evaluation Phase following the U-9 Pathways

U9 -born between January 1st 2013 December 31st 2013

Development Skates

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 5pm-6pm McIntyre Arena

Thursday, September 9, 2021 5pm-6pm McIntyre Arena

Saturday, September 11, 2021 9am-10am McIntyre Arena

Sunday, September 12, 2021 9am-10am McIntyre Arena

Evaluation Sessions

Friday, September 17, 2021 5pm-6pm Whitney Arena

Saturday, September 18, 2021 10am-11am McIntyre Arena

Sunday, September 19, 2021 10am-11am Whitney Arena