How much practice for 12-14 y/o?
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09-20-2011, 12:21 AM
Join Date: Jul 2007
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elite hockey kids at that age all skate a ton and do little in the gym. on the ice, they are elite. in the gym, they are little more than "most kids". it seems to me that he has a choice of adding more skating practice in hopes of getting diminishingly better skating, or spend that time gaining muscle mass at novice rates, which is huge.
This is a valid point and one of the reasons I asked. Instead of having 6 sessions on the ice, I'd rather see them having 4-5, replacing one session with working on their core strength, balance etc.
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