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  • It’s Fine! They Won’t Hurt Themselves…

    It’s Fine! They Won’t Hurt Themselves…

    Is resistance training safe for young athletes, specifically minor hockey players? Yes, it is absolutely safe as long as the trainer is qualified and experience

  • Off-Season hockey training guidelines

    Off-Season hockey training guidelines

    Summer is here and as much as young athletes are excited for family vacations they can’t forget about getting into game shape for the fall.

  • Why a Hockey Player Needs Summer Camp

    Why a Hockey Player Needs Summer Camp

    Let’s look at some numbers. A typical recreation player during a season gets 1 practice per week. A season runs September to end of February

  • Aeroplan Member Donation Program supporting our HEROS

    Aeroplan Member Donation Program supporting our HEROS

    Hockey Education Reaching Out Society (HEROS) has teamed up with the Aeroplan Member Donation Program as a great way for our supporters to contribute to the

  • 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

  • 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

  • HEROS in Ireland

    HEROS in Ireland

    Martina Byrne is a Youth Development Officer with Finglas Youth Service, in the Republic of Ireland. Finglas is one of the most marginalized and socially

  • Becoming A Leader of Tomorrow

    Becoming A Leader of Tomorrow

    November can easily be the most stressful and physically draining months of the season requiring a brotherhood amongst the team that motivates players to play

HEROS in Ireland

HEROS in Ireland

Martina Byrne is a Youth Development Officer with Finglas Youth Service, in the Republic of Ireland. Finglas is one of the most marginalized and socially deprived areas of Dublin. Her job involves working with some of the most vulnerable young people in the area; the service provides educational, emotional and social developmental supports which empower [...]

November 30, 2015 Staff Writer Unsung HEROS 0

Becoming A Leader of Tomorrow

Becoming A Leader of Tomorrow

November can easily be the most stressful and physically draining months of the season requiring a brotherhood amongst the team that motivates players to play at their fullest potential. Having a group of players that are motivated and ready to make the necessary steps to achieve the next level is essential in a team’s development. [...]

November 30, 2015 Jonathan Irving Best Skate Forward, Inside Edge 0

Giving the Gift of Hockey

Giving the Gift of Hockey

Well, the holiday season is upon us once again. At One Million Skates we are happy to be a part of a hockey family that includes our fantastic contributors, our leagues, and HEROS Hockey. This month, we’ll share stories of hockey and the holidays, celebrating with our families, with tips and tricks for staying organized [...]

November 15, 2015 Staff Writer Community, From The Editor 0

Become Your Own Slump-Buster!

Become Your Own Slump-Buster!

All of us get into a slump once in awhile. Follow these strategies to help get yourself out of it. [...]

November 5, 2015 Lynn Oucharek — Founder, O Vision Consulting Uncategorized 0

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween

 A very happy halloween readers!     Hockey Fans, Check out these pumpkin stencils carve your favourite hockey image! Send your pictures to info@onemillionskates.com for your chance to win a prize!       Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download [...]

October 31, 2015 Staff Writer Contests, Uncategorized 0

Enjoy the Ride

Enjoy the Ride

When I was a young hockey player, back in Belleville Ontario I use to love this time of year. I loved the feeling of the crisp autumn air. The smell of freshly falling leaves, and most of all, the fact that hockey was back in full swing. Whether it was at school, at home, or [...]

October 22, 2015 Marc Crawford Inside Edge, Pro 0