Checking Skills

This course covers the basic tools to teach Checking skill acquisition, four phases of checking (positioning and angling, stick checks, contact confidence, body checking), checking safety, checking skills drills, roles and responsibilities. An emphasis is placed on the basic checking skills, and the importance of having players develop confidence, respect and an awareness of the checking process.

STEP 1: HU- ONLINE Checking ($22 + GST)

  • 6 module online course that takes approximately 1.5 hours
  • Once registration is complete, coaches can enroll in the in-person clinic. When attending the in-person, it is assumed coaches have knowledge from this online course

STEP 2: In-Person COACH-INSTRUCTIONAL STREAM Checking Skills ($116 + GST)

  • 2 hours classroom followed by 1.5 hours on ice
  • Hosted from end of August until November 15 (requirement deadline for coaches)