The Nottingham Vipers were pleased to support the International Ice Hockey Federation’s World Girl’s Ice Hockey Weekend 2014 on Sunday 12th October.
The event in Nottingham was part of hundreds across the world with countries like Canada and Finland leading the way.
The Nottingham event saw females take to the ice, some for the first time. All of the equipment was available to borrow thanks to the English Ice Hockey Association and the National Ice Centre. The event was also supported by Ice Hockey UK.
Marie Would, Vipers assistant managers said, “It was great that even a girl who didn’t want to get on the ice and couldn’t skate didn’t want to get off, when she did come off the ice she had a smile on her face & really enjoyed the session”.
During the event the girls were given basic tips from the Nottingham Vipers players and coaching staff. They learned how to skate, pass, control the puck and shoot. This was all taught in a fun and playful way which even included playing some badminton on the ice.
Find out about future events and taster sessions by following @IH4Girls on twitter.