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Important Information for Setting up a Youth Hockey Practice Plan!
Practice plans for our Youth Hockey Team is my Passion, I love the development aspect of Hockey Practices. Being able to influence on young athletes and watch them practice a skill, and then execute that skill in a game is awesome and very much rewarding. Practice Plans are the core of development for a youth hockey team; there are a lot of items that go into creating a practice plan multiple days a week. Today I am going to discuss some of those items that are important to remember before you start putting pen to paper or mouse to application.
What is AAU (Amatuer Athletic Union) Mite Hockey in the United States?

AAU (Amatuer Athletic Union), what is it?

Amatuer Athletic Union is involved with many more sports than just Hockey. AAU sports is involved in almost every youth sporting program such as Badminton, Baseball, Baton, Twirling, Basketball, Cheerleading, Diving, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Hockey, Judo, Jump Rope, Karate, Kung-Fu, Pickleball, Soccer & Futsal, Strength Sports, Surfing, Swimming, Taekwondo, Track and Field, Trampoline and Tumbling, Volleyball, wrestling, and more. At is roots, AAU is a non-profit, volunteer sport even organization that is shared by 700,000 members and 150,000 volunteers across 55 U.S. districts.

If you are playing any sport that is being goverened by AAU then a membership will be required. In order to participate in an AAU event you will need the membership; with the membership is included Insurance for the Athlete, also available is Insurance for Non-Athlete's as well including adminstrators, bench personnel, coaches, instructors, managers, officials, team leaders, tournament directors, volunteers and more.

AAU Hockey, what is it?