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Ask Meaghan

Ask Meaghan

As a member of Team Canada and an idol for many aspiring female hockey players, which skills do you believe are the most important for players to focus on at the minor hockey level?  L.J. — Vancouver, B.C.   Every hockey player is asked many times throughout their career how old they were when they first [...]

February 19, 2015 Meaghan Mikkelson Special Feature 0

3 Ways To Help Your Kids Discover Their True Athletic Potential

3 Ways To Help Your Kids Discover Their True Athletic Potential

Working with young athletes over the years has really helped me to understand the impact that parents, coaches and trainers can have on a child’s future success in sports. This is the basis for why I am so passionate in giving back to my young athletes. While there is no doubt that coaches and trainers [...]

December 21, 2014 Mike Pickles, CPT, D.FHP — Founder, MyAthletic Performance Special Feature 0

Pirate Tips for Smooth Sailing

Pirate Tips for Smooth Sailing

Once November hits, hockey families are well into their busy sports, school and work schedules. Following a hectic tryout and evaluation process, the effects of the zero to 60 change in schedule can sometimes leave moms, dads and kids feeling tired and overstretched.  When this happens, our creative thinking and problem solving abilities take a [...]

November 13, 2014 Lynn Oucharek — Founder, O Vision Consulting Special Feature 0

In Flanders Fields The Poppies Blow

In Flanders Fields The Poppies Blow

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved, and were loved, and now we lie In [...]

November 11, 2014 Staff Writer Special Feature 0

Teach Courage

Teach Courage

Welcome back to the Ten Rules series where we examine Lloyd Percival’s list of How to Establish Rapport with Your Athletic Child. In the first post, we looked at the background of Percival and his involvement in developing The Hockey Handbook. Now we look at each of his ten rules and how they may (or may not) pertain to you and [...]

November 2, 2014 Gary Mossman Special Feature, Ten Rules 0

Wishing One Million Skates readers a spooktacular Halloween!

Wishing One Million Skates readers a spooktacular Halloween!

Thanks for sharing your great pumpkin photos. [...]

October 29, 2014 Staff Writer Special Feature 0