Friday, February 1, 2013

Hockey Canada start Elementary School Floorball program


Breaking news.  And at this time we do not know much more...
But we do dare yo say Congrats Canada - you have clever people working up there.

Ok here is an official page from Hockey Canada
http://hockeycanada.ca/floorball

And here is some more stuff

We will post this as a quote from Hockey Canada and if you need to know more just follow our link below:
"

Hockey Canada has partnered with Floorball Canada and FloorballPro on the development of Floorball: An Introduction to Hockey. This 10-lesson curriculum is a resource for elementary school teachers in the Canadian school system working with students in Grades 3-6.

The 10-lesson curriculum includes lesson plans focusing on:
  • floorball basics
  • stickhandling
  • passing
  • shooting
  • game play 
Each lesson plan has three components: Getting Ready, FUNdamentals and Learn to Play. Sample rubrics and tests are included in the appendices."

Reposted from Hockey Canada at http://hockeycanada.ca/index.php/ci_id/209423/la_id/1.htm

We will be back with more since this is the right and most important step to take - good work Canada!
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Caution

Research suggest that eye-injuries are more common in Floorball as compared to Tennis, but less common as compared to Squash (similar to Racquetball).
To minimize this risk of injury Floorballcentral recommend: Use certified protective eye-wear (mandated in many European areas for the youth). Do not lay down on the court. Follow the rules strict on stick height.

Also if you get addicted to this sport - do not blame us!