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‘Twas the Morning of Christmas — A One Million Skates Hockey Poem

‘Twas the Morning of Christmas —  <em>A One Million Skates Hockey Poem</em>

‘TWAS THE MORNING OF CHRISTMAS A One Million Skates Hockey Poem  By Christie Judson   ‘Twas the morning of Christmas, when all through the house every hockey lover was stirring, even the mouse; The stockings were emptied by the chimney with care, In hopes that a shiny new puck could soon be found there;   The [...]

December 25, 2015 Staff Writer Special Feature 7

The Power Of Sport Can Change The World

The Power Of Sport Can Change The World

In May 2013 I had the privilege of hearing Clara Hughes, one of the greatest Canadian Olympians, speak at the Canadian Olympic Committee’s Olympic Excellence Series. Hughes is one of only 5 athletes ever to have medaled in the Summer and Winter Games in the sport of Cycling and Speed Skating, respectively. She spoke of [...]

December 10, 2015 Dan Church Road to Sochi, 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 [...]

October 10, 2015 Gary Mossman Special Feature, Ten Rules 0

Keep Your Cool

Keep Your Cool

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 [...]

October 3, 2015 Gary Mossman Special Feature, Ten Rules 0

Know the Coach

Know the Coach

Try to get to know the coach’s philosophy, attitude and ethics. Finding out where your child’s coach is coming from will help you feel more comfortable with them taking a prominent role in your child’s development. [...]

September 26, 2015 Gary Mossman Special Feature, Ten Rules 0

Never Make Comparisons

Never Make Comparisons

It’s so important for parents to help their young hockey players understand what they bring to the team. [...]

September 19, 2015 Gary Mossman Special Feature, Ten Rules 0