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Under Construction

One Million Skates is excited to be making some changes that are going to make the OMS experience even better. In order to prepare for these changes however, we’ve had to upgrade a few back-end elements, which is causing some abnormal behaviour on the site. Although these changes will make the site better over time, we apologize [...]

March 20, 2014 Staff Writer Uncategorized 0

Love and Accept Your Young Athletes (Regardless of Performance)

Love and Accept Your Young Athletes (Regardless of Performance)

This is Percival's first rule because it underpins all of the rest. If we cannot assure our children that they are loved, that we support them in all of their endeavors and will not judge them based on their success or failure, then what is the point of their engaging in sport at all? It [...]

February 18, 2014 Gary Mossman Special Feature, Ten Rules 0

NHL Heritage Classic

NHL Heritage Classic

The NHL and the Vancouver Canucks gave HEROS participants a surprise this week with tickets to the March 2nd Heritage Classic game versus the Ottawa Senators. [...]

February 14, 2014 Staff Writer Uncategorized Comments Off

Are you really supporting your hockey player?

Are you really supporting your hockey player?

Don’t say “winning doesn’t count” because it does. Instead, help develop the feel for com-peting, for trying hard, for having fun. Explain that the “Happy Warrior” who loves all as-pects of play is usually in the long term the best athlete. [...]

January 31, 2014 Gary Mossman Special Feature, Ten Rules Comments Off

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 goal oriented and who helped me frame the importance of setting out what you want the future to look like in order to achieve it, we’re all good up until [...]

January 7, 2014 Lynn Oucharek — Founder, O Vision Consulting On The Fly, Overtime Comments Off

Ten Rules for the Parents of Young Hockey Players

Ten Rules for the Parents of Young Hockey Players

We’ve all seen them at the rink, or heard about them from other parents; we might even be one or have been one of them in the past. They yell at the players from the stands, besmirch the good name of the referee and loudly question the decisions of the coach. Some of them are [...]

December 31, 2013 Gary Mossman Special Feature, Ten Rules Comments Off
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