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Ten Rules for the Parents of Young Hockey Players

Ten Rules for the Parents of Young Hockey Players

We’ve all seen them at the rink, or heard about them from other parents; we might even be one or have been one of them in the past. They yell at the players from the stands, besmirch the good name of the referee and loudly question the decisions of the coach. Some of them are [...]

July 25, 2015 Gary Mossman Special Feature, Ten Rules 0

2015 Hockey Coaches Conference

2015 Hockey Coaches Conference

OneMillionSkates and Hockey Education Reaching Out Society (HEROS) are pleased to be partnered with the 2015 Hockey Coaches Conference. To celebrate, we are offering OneMillionSkates readers an exclusive opportunity to win tickets to the conference. Email your favourite coach experience to info@onemillionskates.com by Wednesday July 22nd for your chance to win! About the Conference: The Coaches Site [...]

July 13, 2015 Katlyn Moore Contests, Exclusive Offers, Partner Offers 0

Life and your mind: Take a three minute break everyday

Life and your mind: Take a three minute break everyday

Whether you’re a parent or player involved in sports, we often find ourselves bouncing from one event to the next at mock speed. In each situation we are asked to gather our energy and put forward our best selves. From these situations we often look back to determine both our degree of growth and success. [...]

June 20, 2015 Lynn Oucharek — Founder, O Vision Consulting Best Skate Forward, Inside Edge 0

To the Dads of the World…

To the Dads of the World…

It’s that time of year when we show our appreciation for that man in our lives who is always cheering for us and supporting us at every game. Dads play a very special role in our hockey lives and often go unsung throughout the year. This Sunday is a great chance to remind dad how [...]

June 13, 2015 Staff Writer In The Corner, On The Fly 0

A True Hero: Dad, This One’s for You

A True Hero: Dad, This One’s for You

For many years I have worked with kids for a living, however I have no idea what it will feel like when it’s my son I am coaching. Instead, I draw on the experiences and memories of my own father, and how he treated me as a son (at home), as a player (at rink), [...]

June 6, 2015 Nathan Leslie Inside Edge, Pro, Special Feature 0

The Pros and Cons of Spring Hockey

The Pros and Cons of Spring Hockey

Spring hockey can be the best of times and the worst of times! It can be amazing or disappointing. It can enhance your player’s skill development or exacerbate your player’s bad habits. It can energize your player emotionally or hinder his or her desire and ability to compete next season. My wife, Jenni, and I [...]

April 9, 2015 Ryan Walter — Abbotsford Heat President, Stanley Cup Champion, Coach, Speaker, Author Inside Edge 2