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The 1st body checking forum took place April 16th. There is video attached of this forum for your interest.

2012-05-21


Body checking forums - More dates and locations coming soon, please check the Hockey Calgary website for updates This matter is subject to a vote by Hockey Calgary members at the 2012 Hockey Calgary AGM taking place on June 23, 2012.

The first body checking forum took place at the University of Calgary in Murray Fraser Hall 162 at 6PM on April 16, 2012. WATCH VIDEO

Hockey Calgary announced they will be delaying body checking until the Bantam level starting in the 2012-2013 season.

A body checking committee was put together following a membership motion put forth at the 2011 AGM. This committee gathered detailed information through studies, public input and research and then presented their findings and recommendations to the Hockey Calgary Board of Directors.

This matter is subject to a vote by Hockey Calgary members at the 2012 Hockey Calgary AGM taking place on June 23, 2012.

More information

Body checking resources

Dr. Carolyn Emery Study

Toronto Non Contact Hockey League on body checking

Body checking literature review (PDF)

Hockey Canada links and information

Radio episode on body checking

Mel Davidson's thoughts on body checking

World Hockey Summit

Video on proper checking

Hockey Alberta links and information

Checking information and course

USA Hockey links and information

Dispelling the myths of checking in pee wee (MP3)

Impact the rule would have on skill development (MP3)

How improved skills will make the game safer (MP3)

Hockey USA web page on body checking





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