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Checking Skills 1

Instructional Stream – Checking Skills 1 Training is a requirement for any HEAD COACHES that are coaching at the ATOM – BANTAM level up to and including AAA. If you are not Head Coaching one of these age categories please consult the Coach Requirements page to find the appropriate level of training for your age category. The main focus of this training program is to educate coaches on the difference between body contact and body checking and how to teach their players proper checking skills needed for safe hockey.

ALL registration for coaching clinics is done through the eHockey registration portal. In order to register for a clinic you must create an account on eHockey and then create a participant profile. Your participant profile MUST be created under your name and birth date, NOT under the name and birth date of your child.

REGISTRATION PROCESS

Instructional Stream – Checking Skills 1 is a 3-step process consisting of two online courses and an in-person clinic. All components MUST be completed by December 1st of the current hockey season. Below the detailed steps to assist you in registration:

Step 1: Online Checking Skills 1
  • Go to the eHockey registration site by clicking HERE
  • Log into your account or create a new account if this is your first time doing coach training
  • If you do not remember your password click the forgot password option and follow the prompts to have an email sent to your email with a password reset.
  • New coaches who have not completed any prior training will need to "Add a Participant" and search using their first and last name as well as birth date
  • If no results appear following your search, select the "Create new participant profile" option and follow the prompts. Please ensure that you create this participant profile using YOUR information and not the information for your child.
  • Select the "Sign up for a clinic" option on the upper right hand toolbar
  • On the participant selection page select your profile.
  • On the clinic selection page go to the TYPE dropdown menu listed under "Search Clinics" and select HU - Online Checking
  • HU - Online Checking should now be listed under the "Results" section at the bottom of the page. Click the blue link that says "Signup"
  • On the "Selected Clinic" page it will list all pertinent details about the course, continue scrolling down and select the level of hockey that you are coaching under the "Selections" dropdown menu and click "Next"
  • On the "Review Clinic Signup" page check that all information is correct and then click "Checkout" to continue to the online payment section. DO NOT ADD TO CART.
  • Once you have finished submitting payment, return to eHockey and select your participant profile.
  • The HU - Online Checking course will now be listed under your "Clinics" section of your participant profile and highlighted in blue.
  • Click on the blue link and it will take you to the online course to begin completion.
  • Please ensure that once you have completed the online course you also complete the survey at the end as it will not list your course as completed until the survey is done.
Step 2: Respect in Sport - Coaches and Activity Leaders
  • If you have already completed the Respect in Sport - Coaches and Activity leaders course within the past 5 years you can bypass this step.
  • If you have never completed the in Respect in Sport - Coaches and Activity leaders course or completed it during the 2014-15 season or prior please follow the steps below:
    • Access the Respect in Sport database by clicking HERE
    • If you have an existing profile log-in using your email and password. If you are new to RIS create a new account.
    • Please ensure when creating a new account that your birth date and name match what is listed on your eHockey participate profile.
    • Once you have logged in or created a new account ensure that you select HOCKEY and your MINOR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION as your associated groups to ensure that it links to your eHockey profile.
    • You can now go through and complete the online course.
  • Please ensure that once you have competed the online course you also complete the survey at the end as it will not list your course as completed until the survey is done.
Step 3: Checking Skills 1 (in-person clinic)
  • Go to the eHockey registration site by clicking HERE.
  • Log into your eHockey account.
  • Select the "Sign up for a clinic" option on the upper right hand toolbar
  • On the participant selection page select your profile.
  • On the clinic selection page go to the TYPE dropdown menu listed under "Search Clinics" and select Instructional Stream. This will bring up all available Instructional Stream clinics. You will be looking specifically for Checking Skills 1.
  • All available Checking Skills 1 clinics should now be listed under the "Results" section at the bottom of the page. Click the blue link that says "Signup" on your desired clinic.
  • On the "Selected Clinic" page it will list all pertinent details about the course including date, time and location. Continue scrolling down and select the level of hockey that you are coaching under the "Selections" dropdown menu and click "Next"
  • On the "Review Clinic Signup" page check that all information is correct and then click "Checkout" to continue to the online payment section. DO NOT ADD TO CART.
  • Once you have finished submitting payment, return to eHockey and select your participant profile.
  • You are now registered for your in-person Checking Skills 1 clinic. The in-person clinic consists of approximately three hours in a classroom and one hour on the ice. Please ensure that you bring your skates, helmet, gloves and stick to the clinic.