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

Date Time Groups Arena
Oct 2 4:30-5:15pm H2  (grp 3) Abbotsford Centre
  5:15-6:00pm H2  (grp 2) Abbotsford Centre
  6:15-7:00pm H2  (grp 1) Abbotsford Centre
       
Oct 23 4:30-5:15pm H3 (grp3) Abbotsford Centre
  5:15-6:00pm H3 (grp2) Abbotsford Centre
  6:15-7:00pm H3 (grp1) Abbotsford Centre
       
Oct 30 4:30-5:15pm H4 (grp3) Abbotsford Centre
  5:15-6:00pm H4 (grp2) Abbotsford Centre
  6:15-7:00pm H4 (grp1) Abbotsford Centre
       
Nov 13 4:30-5:15pm H2 (grp 1) Abbotsford Centre
  5:15-6:00pm H2 (grp 2) Abbotsford Centre
  6:15-7:00pm H2 (grp 3) Abbotsford Centre
       
Nov 20 4:30-5:15pm H3 (grp1) Abbotsford Centre
  5:15-6:00pm H3 (grp2) Abbotsford Centre
  6:15-7:00pm H3 (grp3) Abbotsford Centre
       
Nov 27 4:30-5:15pm H4 (grp1) Abbotsford Centre
  5:15-6:00pm H4 (grp2) Abbotsford Centre
  6:15-7:00pm H4 (grp3) Abbotsford Centre
       
Dec 4 4:30-5:15pm H2 (grp 3) Abbotsford Centre
  5:15-6:00pm H2 (grp 2) Abbotsford Centre
  6:15-7:00pm H2 (grp 1) Abbotsford Centre
       
Dec 11 4:30-5:15pm H3 (grp3) Abbotsford Centre
  5:15-6:00pm H3 (grp2) Abbotsford Centre
  6:15-7:00pm H3 (grp1) Abbotsford Centre
       
Dec 18 4:30-5:15pm H4 (grp3) Abbotsford Centre
  5:15-6:00pm H4 (grp2) Abbotsford Centre
  6:15-7:00pm H4 (grp1) Abbotsford Centre

 

Date Time Groups Arena
Jan 8 4:30-5:15pm H2 (grp 1) Abbotsford Centre
  5:15-6:00pm H2 (grp 2) Abbotsford Centre
  6:15-7:00pm H2 (grp 3) Abbotsford Centre
       
Jan 15 4:30-5:15pm H3 (grp1) Abbotsford Centre
  5:15-6:00pm H3 (grp2) Abbotsford Centre
  6:15-7:00pm H3 (grp3) Abbotsford Centre
       
Jan 22 4:30-5:15pm H4 (grp1) Abbotsford Centre
  5:15-6:00pm H4 (grp2) Abbotsford Centre
  6:15-7:00pm H4 (grp3) Abbotsford Centre
       
Jan 29 4:30-5:15pm H2 (grp 3) Abbotsford Centre
  5:15-6:00pm H2 (grp 2) Abbotsford Centre
  6:00-7:00pm H2 (grp 1) Abbotsford Centre
       
Feb 12 4:30-5:15pm H3 (grp3) Abbotsford Centre
  5:15-6:00pm H3 (grp2) Abbotsford Centre
  6:15-7:00pm H3 (grp1) Abbotsford Centre
       
Feb 19 4:30-5:15pm H4 (grp3) Abbotsford Centre
  5:15-6:00pm H4 (grp2) Abbotsford Centre
  6:15-7:00pm H4 (grp1) Abbotsford Centre

Upcoming Events


Mar. 17, 2018 to Mar. 19, 2018

Atom Rec Tournament
Abbotsford
The Atom Rec Tournament is the annual tournament the AMHA hosts for the Atom Recreational division.

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Apr. 11, 2018 to May. 11, 2018

Volunteer Appreciation Night
Phoenix Lounge
Save the Date. AMHA Annual Volunteer Appreciation evening.

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