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What Is Toughness at 12U?

Coaches know the true definition of toughness and laud those players whose effort and mental preparation shine through.
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ABC'S OF ADM
(K) Kaizen
Kaizen is the Japanese business principle of continuous improvement. It's one of the 10 original principles of long-term athlete development and USA Hockey's American Development Model.
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DID YOU KNOW?
Q: Winning is important to us, but so is development. What should be the main focus in practices?
A: Coaches at 12U must be especially cognizant that this is the critical stage for sports skill acquisition.
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