Hockey "Myths" Debunked
Ice Hockey isn’t for Girls! In 2014-2015 USA Hockey had more than 50,000 registered female skaters playing ice hockey. * Female and Adult Hockey are the 2 fastest growing ice hockey groups.
You have to practice at 6:00 AM or in the wee hours of the morning. The only teams practicing early in the morning are a very select number of high schools. Youth practices are scheduled weekday evenings.
Our skater will get a concussion! Concussions account for about 25% of the *total injuries for females in ice hockey. See comparison to other sports below. “Reported Injuries”
FEMALE SPORTS: *Concussion Rate % of Injuries per Sport* “Reported”
Field Hockey 22%
Ice Hockey Is Extremely Expensive! Ice hockey is a relatively expensive sport; however, it ranks below a lot of other sports on a competitive level. Compare it to competitive Swim, Soccer, and Gymnastics. Brewer Youth Hockey offers rental gear for young players starting out, and has a financial assistance program.
Where do I go from here? Contact BREWER YOUTH HOCKEY. There are ice hockey opportunities for females in:
Learn To Skate & Play Ice Hockey
Girls Inferno Hockey Org.
Co-Ed Middle School Teams
Co-Ed Youth Teams
CO-OP High School
Adult Learn to Skate & Play and adult Co-Ed Leagues.
Contact George @ firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions!