Mites / Novice (U8) Hockey Drills
Below you will find over 80 hockey drills, small area games, and activities for the Mite / Novice (U8) age level. Most of these drills, games, and activities are station based. You will find full ice warm up activities, 1/3 ice stations, 1/4 ice stations, and 1/6 ice stations. The activities include a variety of small area games, tag variations, relay races, etc... The emphasis and design of the activities is to increase the engagement while competing and having fun. Many of the fundamentals of balance, edges, forward stride, skating backwards, body awareness, coordination, and athletic movements are inherent in these games and activities.