Archive for April 4, 2012

Early Specialization for Hockey

Posted in Guest Authors, Hockey, Training, Training Females, Youth Training with tags , on April 4, 2012 by mboyle1959

I know many of you might think I’m beating a dead horse and maybe I am but I am going to continue to publish the evidence. Check out this article from a website called Active for Life

http://www.activeforlife.ca/april-2012/are-complete-athletes-really-the-best-hockey-players

The subjects of the study were members of the Canadian Junior National Team this year. The average age of specialization was 14. In my neighborhood it seems to be about 9.