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What are people thinking of doing if there a no games until Jan? And also who knows if we will even have games in Jan. just wanted to see if people were going to do skills/practice for 4 months and possible longer or just shut the whole thing down until next year.
I am on the fence. But think I would want to do skills/practice even if its for the whole year. Its good for the kids to get out and skate. Quarantine sucks. hopefully we don't go back to what it was like in March/April.
Going for ice cream.
we'll looks like public schools are going remote. So I'll hope that our Org can at least hold and offer skills 3 times a week and keep kids exercising, the real problem is if rinks will be able to stay open to allow for this.
Private schools are optional for students onsite or remote. We are sending our kid, mask, shield and gloves if its necessary. My other kids are doing the hybrid thing for public school.
skills and drills for the fall with the hope of games in January. To be honest I don't expect games in January as the people in charge have been moving the goalposts since this thing started.
Skating, skills, skating, skills, skating, skills. Isn’t everyone always droning on about development and how “it’s all about development”? Now you’ll truly be able to see how good your kids coach is because it’s going to be practice and development all year long. Taking a year off because there are no games is ridiculous. If your kid loves the game he’ll be just fine with practice for a year.
playing out of state games already lined up by organization and also local "scrimmages" that will happen
Three skates a week and a few long weekend ski trips to break it up.
Here's an idea...
Give them the options available and let them tell you which one THEY want to do.
The idea certain groups of kids skill wise are going to escape this thing unscathed is wishful thinking. With the exception of some very elite kids everyone is going to lose something from this. It won’t be a problem getting kids committed to the weekly skills sessions in September but if this thing drags on for months a lot half decent players are going to lose a little steam. Happens to everyone and kids are no different.
Back to the ponds...Don’t forget the ponds