This is Peachtree City Hockey
The Peachtree City Hockey Association is a vibrant youth and adult inline hockey league. We have a very active youth program for boys and girls ages 5 to 18. We also have several adult leagues, including a co-ed league, for all skill levels. We play all of our recreation games in Peachtree City, GA at the Kedron Multipurpose Rink located near The Kedron Fieldhouse and Aquatic Center.
What is Inline Hockey?***
Inline Hockey is a Skillful sport encouraging Balance, Speed, Control, Hand-Eye coordination, Stamina and Discipline. Unlike Ice Hockey, Inline is played with four skaters and a goalie (4v4) with no offsides, icing, or checking. See also Wikipedia Inline Hockey Page
Inline hockey is played in an area known as a “rink”, usually 200 feet long and 85 feet wide. A PTC Hockey recreation game is played in three periods of equal length; 10 minutes for each period.
The sport involves four basic skills: skating, passing, stickhandling and shooting. These skills can be learned at any age, and the good hockey player continually works to improve and refine his or her skills. Physical size is not an important factor in becoming a skilled and successful hockey player. Every player has an opportunity to be a part of the action given the speed of the game, the number of players on a team and the size of the surface upon which the game is played.
The Four Basic Skills of Hockey:
Skating is the skill that makes hockey unique and it is something that players at all levels of the sport continually strive to improve. Without adequate skating ability, players are less able to perform the other essential skills of the sport.
Stick-handling is perhaps the most difficult of the basic skills to master. It allows a skilled player to maneuver around opponents and create better offensive opportunities.
Passing is what makes hockey a true team sport and helps make the game fun. Passing gets everyone on the rink involved in the action and turns scoring into a team effort. Helping teammates experience success is what the game is all about, and passing allows the thrill of scoring to be shared.
Shooting is the end result of an offensive team play and is the action that produces a goal. Many players spend most of their time practicing shooting because they believe scoring is the most fun. Players should, however, place an equal emphasis on the other basic skills of hockey, given the fact most players generally take fewer than six shots in an entire game.
***Thanks to The Pine Rivers Inline Hockey Club of Albany Creek, Australia for a great description of Inline Hockey!