S10ecial Hockey athletes play ice skating, the rules practically do not differ from classic hockey. The purpose of special hockey is to give people with special needs the opportunity to practice their favorite sport in an environment that is adapted to the level of their abilities. Special hockey is ice training using a special technique, communication, teamwork and social interaction, which helps to improve a person’s quality of life.
The master class will be conducted by Oksana Chistyakova, master of sports in hockey, rehabilitation therapist, coach of the women's department of Atlant HC and the children's sledge-hockey team Umka, captain of the women's youth team of Russia. Children and adults of any age and level of physical fitness can take part in the master class.