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Game Ready — Understanding motivation and the relationship between player mindset and ability

Game Ready — Understanding motivation and the relationship between player mindset and ability

Another hockey season is upon us, and I’m sure parents and players have entered it with feelings of both excitement and anxiousness. As a strength and conditioning coach who is dedicated to developing young athletes for long-term success, I’m often asked by parents about the best ways to prepare and motivate young hockey players for [...]

October 1, 2014 Mike Pickles, CPT, D.FHP — Founder, MyAthletic Performance Inside Edge, Pro 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 23, 2014 Gary Mossman Special Feature, Ten Rules 0

Losing the Bubble-Wrap: What I learned from failure

Losing the Bubble-Wrap: What I learned from failure

Are young athletes today too over-protected? Sometimes failing, making mistakes and playing on a second-string team can be the best thing for them. [...]

September 18, 2014 Tyler Childs Uncategorized 0

Don’t worry that you might fall this Fall

Don’t worry that you might fall this Fall

It’s the season for starting something new! Try stepping out of your comfort zone this fall and see where it takes you. [...]

September 16, 2014 Lynn Oucharek — Founder, O Vision Consulting Uncategorized 0

Building Life Long-Learners

Building Life Long-Learners

Life-long learning leads to deeper understanding, curiosity and permission to fail and keep trying. [...]

September 2, 2014 Lynn Oucharek — Founder, O Vision Consulting Special Feature 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. [...]

August 16, 2014 Gary Mossman Special Feature, Ten Rules 0