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What is the American Development Model?

The American Development Model is a nationwide model for successfully developing American hockey players. It is a tool that will ensure every kid will have a great chance to succeed.
 
By implementing USA Hockey's ADM, associations will deliver more efficient skill development, will produce more skilled players and experience an increase in player retention. The ADM is a nationwide blueprint designed specifically to help kids reach their full potential.

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ADM Articles

12U Q-and-A: Drills and Cross-Ice Games in Practice

10/26/2020, 1:00pm MDT
By Kenny Rausch

ADM Drill of the Month

10U-12U: 1v1 Puck Battle With Net-Front Tip

02/28/2019, 9:00am MST
By USA Hockey



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