Watch the inauguration of the Johan Bollue IIHF Development award. The start of the dinner is 19.30 local time (Turkey)

Posted on September 29, 2022 at 17:40 by SM

September is always the start of the new HELLO PLAYER season. The talent development program of the RBIHF has invited more than 160 players next weekend for the EVALUATION days in Mechelen. The evaluation is based on off-ice and on-ice testing and aims to select a group of 40 players and 4 goalies per age group (u16 and U18) for the next season.

As players in the age U16 and U18 are developing fast we build every year the group from scratch, players who did not make the selection last season can still make it this season.

On Saturday all invited U16 play...

Posted on September 15, 2022 at 08:30 by MV

Every season the RBIHF ensures that coaches and officials receive proper training.

Last weekend the National Coaching Clinic took place in Mechelen. This long-standing program started by Johan Bollue more than 10 years ago, attracted this season 84 participants spread over 3 programs (LTP:30, L1:37, L2:17). Simultaneously a Bench Official course was conducted with 36 applications bringing the overall number of participants last weekend to 120 !

The IIHF course was led by 3 IIHF instructors assisted by 2 Belgian Development program leads to insure a prope...

Posted on September 12, 2022 at 12:54 by MV