At 6U/8U, players weebled and wobbled around the ice as they learned to skate, gained quickness and honed basic movements. At 10U, players are primed for skill development, such as stickhandling, passing, skating and shooting. For boys, the skill acquisition window opens between the ages of 9 and 12. For girls, it’s between 8 and 11. This article covers some of the basics.
We hope this article is of interest to our Lady Blue Devils! The article is all about the opportunities for girls and women in hockey and the growth the league has seen. Congratulations on being a part of it. You rock!