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WHY HOCKEY

 

Because hockey is the greatest sport in the world for making friends and learning how to be a good teammate. Because in this game everybody plays and keeps moving, taking turns on the ice practically every minute. Because hockey builds stronger bodies and team spirit that grows among the players and families alike.  

Participating in hockey programs instills lessons and positive traits to last a lifetime. Hockey builds character. It encourages decision-making skills and quick thinking on your feet, the value of hard work, plus how to handle both wins and losses. Coaches teach a mindset of teamwork that relies on trust, responsibility & fair play.

Joining the Knoxville Jr. Ice Bears' learn-to-play hockey program offers a multitude of benefits for kids of all ages and skill levels. Here are some reasons why you should consider joining:

  1. Expert coaching: Our experienced coaches are dedicated to helping every child develop their skills and achieve their full potential.

  2. Fun and engaging activities: Our program offers a variety of on-ice and off-ice activities that are designed to be fun and engaging while also teaching important skills.

  3. All necessary equipment: We provide all necessary equipment, including skates, helmets, sticks, and pads, so your child can get started right away without having to make a significant investment.

  4. Skill development: Our program emphasizes the fundamentals of hockey, including skating, stickhandling, passing, shooting, and game strategies, with a focus on building skills and confidence.

  5. Teamwork and sportsmanship: We teach important values such as teamwork, sportsmanship, and fair play, which are essential for success both on and off the ice.

  6. Physical fitness: Our program provides opportunities for physical activity, coordination, and overall physical fitness.

  7. Socialization and community: Our program provides opportunities for kids to meet new people, make friends, and be part of a supportive community of players, coaches, and parents who share their passion for hockey.

Joining the Knoxville Jr. Ice Bears' learn-to-play hockey program is a great way for your child to learn new skills, stay active and engaged, and be part of a supportive and inclusive community.

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