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  • Building Life Long-Learners

    Building Life Long-Learners

    Life-long learning leads to deeper understanding, curiosity and permission to fail and keep trying.

  • Coaches vs. Parents

    Coaches vs. Parents

    The parent treads on dangerous ground when they criticize a popular coach. The fact that children today are more likely to question the actions of

  • Let Them Dream

    Let Them Dream

    Rule #5 Don’t live through your hockey player. Try not to re-live your athletic life through your child. You fumbled too. You lost as well as

  • Fitness Activities for Dad and Kids

    Fitness Activities for Dad and Kids

    Summer is the perfect time to get outside and get active with your kids. My dad and I created great memories keeping fit together during

  • The Scholarship of a Lifetime

    The Scholarship of a Lifetime

    “Everyone deserves an equal opportunity to succeed in life,” Hockey Education Reaching Out Society (HEROS) Participant Nick McCurdy wrote to begin his Thurgood Marshall Scholarship

  • The Happy Warrior

    The Happy Warrior

    Rule # 4 Teach them to enjoy the thrill of competition and sharpen their skills. Don’t say “winning doesn’t count” because it does. Instead, help

  • Who’s in charge?

    Who’s in charge?

    If you enjoy a healthy involvement in the athletic life of your children you will naturally want to discuss their games and events and they

  • It’s All About Balance

    It’s All About Balance

    Some kids will thrive on the challenge of advancing in hockey. For others, warming the bench on a higher division could shatter their confidence.

Building Life Long-Learners

Building Life Long-Learners

Life-long learning leads to deeper understanding, curiosity and permission to fail and keep trying. [...]

September 2, 2014 Lynn Oucharek — Founder, O Vision Consulting Special Feature 0

Coaches vs. Parents

Coaches vs. Parents

The parent treads on dangerous ground when they criticize a popular coach. The fact that children today are more likely to question the actions of the coach than they were when Percival was coaching makes the second part of his warning more important. The parent is there to support the young player in their endeavours, [...]

July 22, 2014 Gary Mossman Special Feature, Ten Rules 0

Let Them Dream

Let Them Dream

Rule #5 Don’t live through your hockey player. Try not to re-live your athletic life through your child. You fumbled too. You lost as well as won. You were frightened, you backed off at times and you were not always heroic. Don’t pressure your child because of your pride. [...]

June 27, 2014 Gary Mossman Ten Rules 0

Fitness Activities for Dad and Kids

Fitness Activities for Dad and Kids

Summer is the perfect time to get outside and get active with your kids. My dad and I created great memories keeping fit together during the off-season. Today I’m sharing a few of my favourite activities I shared with my dad growing up. [...]

June 12, 2014 Mike Pickles, CPT, D.FHP — Founder, MyAthletic Performance General, Uncategorized 0

The Scholarship of a Lifetime

The Scholarship of a Lifetime

“Everyone deserves an equal opportunity to succeed in life,” Hockey Education Reaching Out Society (HEROS) Participant Nick McCurdy wrote to begin his Thurgood Marshall Scholarship winning essay. “Based on my experience, I believe the most important problem in today’s society is the unrealized potential of underprivileged youth.” Nick is the first Canadian to receive the [...]

June 9, 2014 Christi Walter Unsung HEROS 0

The Happy Warrior

The Happy Warrior

Rule # 4 Teach them to enjoy the thrill of competition and sharpen their skills. Don’t say “winning doesn’t count” because it does. Instead, help develop the feel for competing, for trying hard and having fun. Explain that the “Happy Warrior” who loves all aspects of play is usually the best athlete in the long [...]

May 16, 2014 Gary Mossman Special Feature, Ten Rules 0