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18U

18 & Under Midget Major

  • Optimizing the “engine” and refining sport skills
  • Monitor development of endurance, strength and speed
  • Monitor fitness – endurance, core strength, and flexibility
  • Continuation of Speed Window #2 for Boys early in stage
  • Strength Window for boys is 12-18 months after Peak Height Velocity 
  • Play hockey 50% of the time, play multiple sports or engage in activities like soccer, running, gymnastics, swimming, skiing or other activities 25% of the time and engage in fitness through other sports (like lacrosse, baseball, golf, track and field, etc.) 25%.
  • 200+ total ice sessions
  • 5-6 ice sessions per week
  • Combined and separate practices for team and position
  • 10-month training and competition calendar
  • 130-140 practices and 50-60 games
  • 18 skaters and 2 goalies per team
  • Appropriate off-ice training for LTAD stage