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Experimental Resolutions

Experimental Resolutions

I have nothing against goals and resolutions but I’ve stopped making them… well sort of.  I grew up with a fabulous father who is super goal oriented and who helped me frame the importance of setting out what you want the future to look like in order to achieve it, we’re all good up until [...]

January 4, 2016 Lynn Oucharek — Founder, O Vision Consulting On The Fly, Overtime 0

What Fuels YOU?

What Fuels YOU?

What do all of these situations have in common? They all require energy to be performed, and just like a car gas fuel to perform; your body needs fuel to perform all of these activities.  The main nutrient that provides energy for our bodies, especially during physical activity, are carbohydrates. In fact, our brains almost [...]

October 17, 2015 Lisa Cianfrini, MSc, RD On The Fly, The Kitchen 0

Who Sets the Goals?

Who Sets the Goals?

Everyone has goals for a team. From the organization down, there are a number of goals that are important, but in terms of setting expectations and the all important parent-coach meeting, coaches often neglect to differentiate between the goals of the player versus the goals of the parent. Many coaches assume that a player’s goals [...]

October 4, 2015 Glen Mulcahy In The Corner, On The Fly 0

Meet the Parents

Meet the Parents

Meeting the parents is sometimes a daunting task, and as the season approaches, I felt would be appropriate to share tips for coaches to run effective parent-coach meetings. A good parent-coach meeting is critical to a successful season. It also adheres to the “Sportsmanship starts in the stands” initiative to focus on positive behaviour in [...]

October 4, 2015 Glen Mulcahy In The Corner, On The Fly 0

Tennis Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

Tennis Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

Tennis in Canada has been bolstered recently by a terrific upsurge in Canadian talent. July 2012 saw both Eugenie Bouchard and Filip Peliwo win Wimbledon Junior singles titles. Marking the first time Canucks had tasted Grand Slam singles success. Fast forward to September 2013 when Canada, led by Milos Ranoic, pushed Serbia to the brink before [...]

August 25, 2015 Rob Kerr On The Fly, Overtime 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