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  • 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

  • So, what do hockey scouts really look for?

    So, what do hockey scouts really look for?

    So, what do hockey scouts really look for? It’s a question every serious hockey player will ask as he or she approaches Bantam and beyond.

  • Establishing Nutrition Goals For The Off-Season

    Establishing Nutrition Goals For The Off-Season

    If you’re like most athletes, once off-season starts, you’re ready for a well-deserved break. During the season, you’re constantly working to develop your skills, improve

  • A Fresh View of Success

    A Fresh View of Success

    Everyone knows how great it feels to accomplish something that we really value and have worked hard at to achieve. The feeling of success is

  • Beat The February Blahs With These 12 Great Hockey Reads

    Beat The February Blahs With These 12 Great Hockey Reads

    Come February, many of us are counting down the days until Daylight Savings Time. If you are feeling the February blahs and need a little

  • The MacGyver Way: Using What You Have

    The MacGyver Way: Using What You Have

    A few weeks back, I asked a group of 17-year-old boys I was doing a career workshop with if they knew who MacGyver was. Thankfully,

  • 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

  • November: Topping Up The Energy Tank

    November: Topping Up The Energy Tank

    Everything good this season will result from the energy of your players! When it comes to playing your best game, understanding how to re-energize is

The Secret to Being ‘In the Zone’

The Secret to Being ‘In the Zone’

Playoffs bring with them what I call the “dichotomy of pressure.” As teams continue to win in the playoffs or at a tournament, each coming game brings higher expectations, which generate more pressure for players to perform at a higher level. Yet the more players internalize (or feel) this extra pressure, the tighter they tend [...]

February 7, 2015 Ryan Walter — Abbotsford Heat President, Stanley Cup Champion, Coach, Speaker, Author Best Skate Forward, Inside Edge 0

Want To Become A Champion? Then Lose The Perfectionism!

Want To Become A Champion? Then Lose The Perfectionism!

Who would ever think that the one biggest obstacle to achieving success on the ice and reaching your hockey dreams would be your own frustration and self-directed anger whenever you make mistakes or fail? When you get impatient and upset with yourself for messing up — because you feel that, at your level, you shouldn’t [...]

January 31, 2015 Dr. Alan Goldberg Inside Edge, Pro 0

Top 10 Meal Planning Tips for Busy Hockey Families

Top 10 Meal Planning Tips for Busy Hockey Families

Nutrition and healthy eating is often the base of most resolutions. But if you’re like a lot of people, you’ve already forgotten the resolutions you made on January 1st. The good news is that having a really good meal plan can help you stick to your healthy eating resolution long term!  Which foods belong in your [...]

January 29, 2015 Susannah Juteau, MSc, RD — Consultant, Peak Performance On The Fly, The Kitchen 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

The MacGyver Way: Using What You Have

The MacGyver Way: Using What You Have

A few weeks back, I asked a group of 17-year-old boys I was doing a career workshop with if they knew who MacGyver was. Thankfully, most of them did, which is good because it’s an example I use to illustrate the idea that a person can use what they already have to create success. For [...]

December 2, 2014 Lynn Oucharek — Founder, O Vision Consulting Uncategorized 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