Novice Hockey Canada Core Skills Summary

The following is a breakdown of all the Hockey Canada Core Skills the Novice Players will learn this year.
NumberSkill CategorySkill TypeHockey Canada Core SkillPractice
1.1.01Technical Skills - SkatingBalance and Agility
Basic stance & Getting up from the Ice
01
1.1.01Technical Skills - SkatingBalance and Agility
Basic stance & Getting up from the Ice
03
1.1.02Technical Skills - SkatingBalance and Agility
Balance on one foot
10
1.1.02Technical Skills - SkatingBalance and Agility
Balance on one foot
14
1.1.03Technical Skills - SkatingBalance and Agility
Gliding on two skates
02
1.1.03Technical Skills - SkatingBalance and Agility
Gliding on two skates
04
1.1.04Technical Skills - SkatingBalance and Agility
Gliding on one skate - Forward
15
1.1.05Technical Skills - SkatingBalance and Agility
Lateral crossovers - Step and plant
10
1.1.05Technical Skills - SkatingBalance and Agility
Lateral crossovers - Step and plant
11
1.2.01Technical Skills - SkatingEdge Control
Figure 8’s - Forward - Inside edge & Outside Edge
14
1.2.02Technical Skills - SkatingEdge Control
Figure 8’s - Backward - Inside edge & Outside Edge
19
1.2.03Technical Skills - SkatingEdge Control
One leg weaving - Forward
22
1.2.04Technical Skills - SkatingEdge Control
One leg weaving - Backward
20
1.3.01
Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
T-start
01
1.3.01
Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
T-start
03
1.3.02Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
Front v-start
07
1.3.02Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
Front v-start
13
1.3.03
Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
Crossover start
10
1.3.03Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
Crossover start
23
1.3.04Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
Backward c-cut start
08
1.3.05Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
Backward crossover start
11
1.3.06Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
One o’clock - Eleven o’clock stops
02
1.3.06Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
One o’clock - Eleven o’clock stops
06
1.3.07Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
Outside leg stop
09
1.3.07Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
Outside leg stop
10
1.3.08Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
Two-foot parallel stop
12
1.3.08Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
Two-foot parallel stop
16
1.3.09Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
One-leg backward stop
14
1.3.09Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
One-leg backward stop
19
1.3.10Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
Two-leg backward stop
15
1.3.10Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
Two-leg backward stop
27
1.4.01
Technical Skills - SkatingForward Skating & Striding
C-cuts
05
1.4.01
Technical Skills - SkatingForward Skating & Striding
C-cuts
07
1.4.02Technical Skills - SkatingForward Skating & Striding
Forward striding
09
1.4.02Technical Skills - SkatingForward Skating & Striding
Forward striding
16
1.5.01
Technical Skills - SkatingBackwards Skating
C-cuts
11
1.5.01
Technical Skills - SkatingBackwards Skating
C-cuts
27
1.5.02Technical Skills - SkatingBackwards Skating
Gliding on two skates - Backward
13
1.5.02Technical Skills - SkatingBackwards Skating
Gliding on two skates - Backward
19
1.5.03Technical Skills - SkatingBackwards Skating
Gliding on one skate - Backward
21
1.5.04Technical Skills - SkatingBackwards Skating
Backward Sculling
02
1.6.01
Technical Skills - SkatingTurning & Crossovers
Glide turns
06
1.6.01
Technical Skills - SkatingTurning & Crossovers
Glide turns
12
1.6.02Technical Skills - SkatingTurning & Crossovers
Tight turns
05
1.6.02Technical Skills - SkatingTurning & Crossovers
Tight turns
14
1.6.03Technical Skills - SkatingTurning & Crossovers
C-cuts - Around circle
07
1.6.03Technical Skills - SkatingTurning & Crossovers
C-cuts - Around circle
13
1.6.04Technical Skills - SkatingTurning & Crossovers
Crossovers - Forward
23
1.6.04Technical Skills - SkatingTurning & Crossovers
Crossovers - Forward
31
1.6.05Technical Skills - SkatingTurning & Crossovers
C-cuts - around circle - Backward
27
1.6.05Technical Skills - SkatingTurning & Crossovers
C-cuts - around circle - Backward
31
1.6.06Technical Skills - SkatingTurning & Crossovers
Crossovers – backward
31
1.6.07Technical Skills - SkatingTurning & Crossovers
Backward one-foot stop and t-start
31
1.6.08Technical Skills - SkatingTurning & Crossovers
Pivots – backward to forward and forward to backward
18
1.6.09Technical Skills - SkatingTurning & Crossovers
Pivots – open and reverse
21
2.1.01Technical Skills - Puck ControlStationaryStance & Narrow / Wide
01
2.1.01Technical Skills - Puck ControlStationaryStance & Narrow / Wide
03
2.1.02Technical Skills - Puck ControlStationarySide, Front, Side
07
2.1.03Technical Skills - Puck ControlStationaryToe drag - Side
05
2.1.04Technical Skills - Puck ControlStationaryToe drag - front
15
2.2.01Technical Skills - Puck ControlMoving
Narrow & Wide
05
2.2.02Technical Skills - Puck ControlMoving
Open ice carry - Forehand (Push)
06
2.2.02Technical Skills - Puck ControlMoving
Open ice carry - Forehand (Push)
11
2.2.03Technical Skills - Puck ControlMoving
Open ice carry - Backhand (Stickhandle)
14
2.2.03Technical Skills - Puck ControlMoving
Open ice carry - Backhand (Stickhandle)
17
2.2.04Technical Skills - Puck ControlMoving
Weaving with puck
15
2.2.04Technical Skills - Puck ControlMoving
Weaving with puck
17
2.2.05
Technical Skills - Puck ControlMoving
Toe drag - Front & Side
18
2.2.06
Technical Skills - Puck ControlMoving
Puck in feet
02
2.2.06
Technical Skills - Puck ControlMoving
Puck in feet
08
2.3.01
Technical Skills - Puck ControlStationary Passing & Receiving
Forehand pass
09
2.3.01
Technical Skills - Puck ControlStationary Passing & Receiving
Forehand pass
10
2.3.02Technical Skills - Puck ControlStationary Passing & Receiving
Backhand pass
13
2.3.03Technical Skills - Puck ControlStationary Passing & Receiving
Stationary bank pass
18
2.4.01
Technical Skills - Puck ControlMoving Passing & Receiving
Forehand pass
14
2.4.02Technical Skills - Puck ControlMoving Passing & Receiving
Backhand pass
21
2.4.03Technical Skills - Puck ControlMoving Passing & Receiving
Lead pass
23
2.4.04Technical Skills - Puck ControlMoving Passing & Receiving
Pairs passing
22
2.4.05Technical Skills - Puck ControlMoving Passing & Receiving
Bank pass - Forehand & Backhand
24
2.4.06Technical Skills - Puck ControlMoving Passing & Receiving
Pass and follow
25
3.1.01
Technical Skills - Stick ControlSweep Shot
Forehand
04
3.1.01
Technical Skills - Stick ControlSweep Shot
Forehand
09
3.1.02
Technical Skills - Stick ControlSweep Shot
Backhand
17
3.2.01
Technical Skills - Stick ControlWrist Shot
Forehand
10
3.2.02
Technical Skills - Stick ControlWrist Shot
Backhand
18
3.2.03
Technical Skills - Stick ControlWrist Shot
In Motion
22
3.3.01
Technical Skills - Stick ControlFlip Shot
Forehand
27
3.6.01
Technical Skills - Stick ControlTips & Deflections
Stationary tips - On ice
25
4.1.01
Individual TacticsOffensive Tactics
Body fakes
19
4.1.02
Individual TacticsOffensive Tactics
Stick fakes
23
4.1.03
Individual TacticsOffensive Tactics
Attack triangle - Puck under stick
25
4.2.01
Individual TacticsDefensive Tactics
Angling
21
4.2.02
Individual TacticsDefensive Tactics
Stick Checks - Lift
17
4.2.03
Individual TacticsDefensive Tactics
Forward Skating
26
4.2.04
Individual TacticsDefensive Tactics
Backwards Skating
26
4.2.05
Individual TacticsDefensive Tactics
Changing directions
26
4.2.06
Individual TacticsDefensive Tactics
Active stick
26
5.1.01
Team Tactics
Offensive Tactics – Defensive Zone
Escape moves and Puck Retrieval Basics
24
5.1.02
Team Tactics
Offensive Tactics – Defensive Zone
Direct pass - Wall
29
5.1.03
Team Tactics
Offensive Tactics – Defensive Zone
Direct pass - Midlane
29
5.2.01
Team Tactics
Offensive Tactics – Neutral Zone
Cross & Drop
30
5.2.02
Team Tactics
Offensive Tactics – Neutral Zone
Pass & Follow
30
5.2.03
Team Tactics
Offensive Tactics – Neutral Zone
Give & Go
30
5.2.04
Team Tactics
Offensive Tactics – Neutral Zone
Headman
30
5.3.01
Team Tactics
Offensive Tactics – Offensive Zone
Net drive
29
5.3.02
Team Tactics
Offensive Tactics – Offensive Zone
Middle drive
29
5.3.03
Team Tactics
Offensive Tactics – Offensive Zone
High delay
32
5.3.04
Team Tactics
Offensive Tactics – Offensive Zone
Wrap around
32
5.6.01
Team Tactics
Defensive Tactics – Defensive Zone
Role of F1, F2, F3
28
5.6.02
Team Tactics
Defensive Tactics – Defensive Zone
Role of D1 and D2
28
6.4.01
Team PlayDefensive Zone
Basic Coverage
22
6.4.02
Team PlayDefensive Zone
Rotation Coverage
25

The following skills will be "Introduced" this year

Core Skills - Novice

The following skills will be "Developed" this year

Core Skills - Initiation