Tag Archive: Hockey Development

Aug 29

5 Simple Tips for Defencemen

Arguably the toughest position to play in the game of hockey is that of the defenceman.  Here are 5 tips to help you take your game to the next level:   1. Prioritize Skating Development   Embed from Getty Images   We all know that becoming a good skater is a crucial to success in …

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May 11

5 Ways to Address Minor Hockey Flaws in North America

Minor Hockey

From rising costs to heartbroken children, there are many flaws that currently plague the minor hockey system in North America.  As we transition into a new era of holistic development, how can we help change the system for the better? Here are 5 ways we can address major flaws plaguing minor hockey today:   Change …

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Aug 22

5 Reasons Why Kids Lose Interest in Hockey

View image | gettyimages.com   Being in a position to work in player development has allowed me to focus on what’s best for a particular player at a specific time. In this role, I often get questioned by parents about my thoughts on development. Here is a common one: My kid doesn’t seem as interested …

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Jul 21

5 Regrets of a Failed Pro Athlete

There comes a time in every former athlete’s life when he or she evaluates what went wrong and what could have been handled better. What could I have done to change my fate? Why didn’t I make it, while many others around me did? My moment of clarity happened when I began coaching. It’s like …

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