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8U (Mite)

At the 8U level, players continue to develop fundamental movement skills, general athleticism, and begin to learn and acquire basic hockey skills (skating, puck control, passing and receiving, shooting, body contact, and goaltending). This is the time when a foundation is laid for future acquisition of more advanced movement abilities and hockey skills. A basic understanding of the game is also introduced, including rules and team concepts.

ADM Stage 2

USA Hockey's American Development Model FUNdementals Stage - Developing ABCs.