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
03
1.1.02Technical Skills - SkatingBalance and Agility
Balance on one foot
10
14
1.1.03Technical Skills - SkatingBalance and Agility
Gliding on two skates
02
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
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
20
1.2.04Technical Skills - SkatingEdge Control
One leg weaving - Backward
22
1.3.01Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
T-start
01
03
1.3.02Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
Front v-start
07
13
1.3.03Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
Crossover start
10
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
06
1.3.07Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
Outside leg stop
09
10
1.3.08Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
Two-foot parallel stop
12
16
1.3.09Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
One-leg backward stop
14
19
1.3.10Technical Skills - SkatingStarting & Stopping
Two-leg backward stop
15
27
1.4.01
Technical Skills - SkatingForward Skating & Striding
C-cuts
05
07
1.4.02Technical Skills - SkatingForward Skating & Striding
Forward striding
09
16
1.5.01Technical Skills - SkatingBackwards Skating
C-cuts
11
27
1.5.02Technical Skills - SkatingBackwards Skating
Gliding on two skates - Backward
13
19
1.5.03Technical Skills - SkatingBackwards Skating
Gliding on one skate - Backward
21
1.5.04Technical Skills - SkatingBackwards Skating
Backward Sculling
02
1.6.01Technical Skills - SkatingTurning & Crossovers
Glide turns
06
12
1.6.02Technical Skills - SkatingTurning & Crossovers
Tight turns
05
14
1.6.03Technical Skills - SkatingTurning & Crossovers
C-cuts - Around circle
07
13
1.6.04Technical Skills - SkatingTurning & Crossovers
Crossovers - Forward
23
31
1.6.05Technical Skills - SkatingTurning & Crossovers
C-cuts - around circle - Backward
27
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
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
11
2.2.03Technical Skills - Puck ControlMoving
Open ice carry - Backhand (Stickhandle)
14
17
2.2.04Technical Skills - Puck ControlMoving
Weaving with puck
15
2.2.05Technical Skills - Puck ControlMoving
Toe drag - Front & Side
18
2.2.06Technical Skills - Puck ControlMoving
Puck in feet
02
08
2.3.01Technical Skills - Puck ControlStationary Passing & Receiving
Forehand pass
09
10
2.3.02Technical Skills - Puck ControlStationary Passing & Receiving
Backhand pass
13
2.3.03Technical Skills - Puck ControlStationary Passing & Receiving
Stationary bank pass
18
2.4.01Technical 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
3.1.01Technical Skills - Stick ControlSweep Shot
Forehand
04
09
3.1.02Technical Skills - Stick ControlSweep Shot
Backhand
17
3.2.01Technical Skills - Stick ControlWrist Shot
Forehand
10
3.2.02Technical Skills - Stick ControlWrist Shot
Backhand
18
3.2.03Technical Skills - Stick ControlWrist Shot
In Motion
22
3.3.01Technical Skills - Stick ControlFlip Shot
Forehand
27
3.6.01Technical Skills - Stick ControlTips & Deflections
Stationary tips - On ice
25
4.1.01Individual TacticsOffensive Tactics
Body fakes
19
4.1.02Individual TacticsOffensive Tactics
Stick fakes
23
4.1.03Individual TacticsOffensive Tactics
Attack triangle - Puck under stick
25
4.2.01Individual TacticsDefensive Tactics
Angling
21
4.2.02
Individual TacticsDefensive Tactics
Stick Checks - Lift
17
4.2.03Individual TacticsDefensive Tactics
Forward Skating
26
4.2.04Individual TacticsDefensive Tactics
Backwards Skating
26
4.2.05
Individual TacticsDefensive Tactics
Changing directions
26
4.2.06Individual TacticsDefensive Tactics
Active stick
26
5.1.01Team Tactics
Offensive Tactics – Defensive Zone
Escape moves and Puck Retrieval Basics
24
5.1.02Team Tactics
Offensive Tactics – Defensive Zone
Direct pass - Wall
29
5.1.03Team Tactics
Offensive Tactics – Defensive Zone
Direct pass - Midlane
29
5.2.01Team Tactics
Offensive Tactics – Neutral Zone
Cross & Drop
30
5.2.02Team Tactics
Offensive Tactics – Neutral Zone
Pass & Follow
30
5.2.03Team Tactics
Offensive Tactics – Neutral Zone
Give & Go
30
5.2.04Team Tactics
Offensive Tactics – Neutral Zone
Headman
30
5.3.01Team Tactics
Offensive Tactics – Offensive Zone
Net drive
29
5.3.02Team Tactics
Offensive Tactics – Offensive Zone
Middle drive
29
5.3.03Team Tactics
Offensive Tactics – Offensive Zone
High delay
32
5.3.04Team Tactics
Offensive Tactics – Offensive Zone
Wrap around
32
5.6.01Team Tactics
Defensive Tactics – Defensive Zone
Role of F1, F2, F3
28
5.6.02Team Tactics
Defensive Tactics – Defensive Zone
Role of D1 and D2
28
6.4.01Team PlayDefensive Zone
Basic Coverage
22
6.4.02Team 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