Multi-cultural week for teens

141 players, 42 countries, eight teams and eight stories[more]

Two Team Teal players put pressure the goalkeeper of Team Green. Photo: Toni Pylvänäinen
VIERUMÄKI – The coaches, goalie coaches, team managers and equipment managers get lots of theoretical lessons in the various class rooms but with the team program they also got practical education.

141 players from more than half of all IIHF member nations, including many developing... [more]

Teaching the teachers

55 Learn to Play Program instructors ready for the youngest[more]

Local children get lessons from the international students of the Learn to Play Program at the 2013 IIHF Hockey Development Camp in Vierumäki. Photo: Toni Pylvänäinen
VIERUMÄKI – No program assembles more coaches than the Learn to Play Program. 55 men and women from 35 countries get their education as instructors from six mentors.

Hockey and science

Stephen R. Norris talks about long-term athlete development[more]

In one of the most anticipated presentations, Stephen R. Norris showed the audience at the 2013 IIHF Hockey Development Camp how players develop before being adults. Photo: Martin Merk
VIERUMÄKI – Talking to coaches, managers and administrators at the Hockey Development Camp, the participants got deep insight into the development of a hockey player and what’s in... [more]

How to run an association

New administration program here to support members[more]

Paul Carson addresses the participants of the Administrator’s Education Program in a workshop. Photo: Martin Merk
VIERUMÄKI – While the IIHF Hockey Development Camp is mainly known as a sport camp, its newest program is designed to help improve those people using their passion for hockey... [more]

When is a shot a shot?

Stats gurus from around the world improve their program[more]

VIERUMÄKI – When walking along the dressing rooms at the ice rink in Vierumäki,... [more]

Launching a new career

Former Ukrainian national goalie takes on team manager tasks[more]

VIERUMÄKI – It was rather unplanned when Konstantin Simchuk put his gear on... [more]

Biggest camp ever

IIHF takes new approach in development[more]

VIERUMÄKI – In its new four-year Council cycle, the IIHF also goes a slightly... [more]


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