What is Ice Hockey?
It is an exciting team sport that is built on skill, speed, discipline and teamwork. Nearly two million players, both male and female of all ages, play ice hockey all around the world.
It is great sport to watch – and even better to play!
The benefits for children of playing ice hockey are numerous; they will develop and improve their co-ordination, agility and strength, while have the opportunity to participate an exciting sport with new and different skills that can be learnt while they play the game.
The goal is not only to produce good ice hockey players, but also to help develop well rounded people, ready to enter the world with all the tools to live a productive and fulfilling life.
In ice hockey children will learn life skills such as self-confidence, teamwork, self-esteem, and sportsmanship that will help them in all areas of their life.
Most of all they will have fun in a positive, healthy and safe environment where they can meet other children.
The best way find out more and get involved in ice hockey is to contact your local national association, who is in charge of ice hockey in your country.
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