The hardest part of my job is educating parents and coaches by having them understand the facts and myths about off-ice development. Most of all understanding that it’s a long-term […]
It is hard to find the right words to describe the feeling inside of the Sport Chek this past Monday in Surrey, BC. HEROS (Hockey Education Reaching Out Society) expanded […]
HEROS has the great opportunity of being one of the organizations in the running in the Aviva Community Fundraising competition. Our hockey program for marginalized youth across the country needs YOUR […]
Barb Aidelbaum is a devoted member of the HEROS family, as a co-founder and part of the HEROS Board of Directors. Her dedication to not only coaching but to every student she’s […]
One of the most common questions I get asked from parents is if I can talk to their child about nutrition. Every team and player I work with gets educated […]
Mike Pickles shows that the off-season can be just as important as the season in his latest article.
Is resistance training safe for young athletes, specifically minor hockey players? Yes, it is absolutely safe as long as the trainer is qualified and experience to instruct such a program […]
Young hockey players need to enjoy summer but some training will be important for tryouts come fall.
Summer is here and as much as young athletes are excited for family vacations they can’t forget about getting into game shape for the fall. Strength, power and speed are […]
As I’ve been focusing this week’s skating instruction on various types of tight turns, I’ve seen three common mistakes pop up at every level we teach.