|HEATHER O'BRIEN||ATOM DIVISION MANAGER|| atom at salmonarmminorhockey dot com |
|SCOTT STEWARD||Director Hockey Operations-Junior Division|| dho1 at salmonarmminorhockey dot com |
The age and skill level of the team defines the seasonal plan. The Hockey Canada skills development programs are based on progressive steps and follow the appropriate allocation of time illustrated in the skill development pyramid.
Goals for the Atom Age Category are:
Refining of basic skills
Intro to team tactics
The Atom Program Recommends the Following Practice Time Allotment:
50% Technical skills
20% Individual tactics
15% Team tactics
10% Team play
Diagnosed with autism at a young age, 7-year-old Nolan Moore's may struggle socially and emotionally, but his passion for hockey keeps him coming back to the rink year after year.