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7 Hockey Halloween Costume Ideas!

BOO! It snuck up on us too, but Halloween is just around the corner!  Seeing as we are the go-to resource for all-things hockey here at OneMillionSkates.com, we thought it would […]

Understanding what makes your player tick

Understanding What Makes Your Player Tick

Have you ever struggled trying to get your player(s) to do the little things you know that can help them be successful? I’m not just talking about helping them be […]

Hockey Players: Design your own summer training program!

School is out, kids are excited and families are enjoying summer. Whether you’re up at the lake, cabin, or just chilling in the back yard, I know you’re wondering what […]

Why Hockey Players Should Play More Than Just Hockey

With the start of summer approaching, and the weather getting warmer, I can’t help but want to get outside and go for a bicycle ride or rollerblade through a park. […]

Pre-Game Carbohydrates Improve Performance

Although I believe the degree to which proper nutrition can impact a hockey players physique and performance is currently under-respected and under utilized industry-wide in hockey right now – One […]

Healthy and Energetic Superfoods for Athletes

There are certain foods—fruits, vegetables and grains—that are like superheroes for your body. Chock full of nutrients, these superfoods offer incredible health benefits. Move over Superman, Wonder Woman and Hulk, […]

5 things you need to know to perform at your best for competition

You’re either still in the playoff race or you’re one and done. Regardless, if you don’t know how to recover from the rigorous energy spent, you’ll quickly find yourself exhausted […]

How to Build Incredible Confidence for Young Hockey Players

You’re going to want to read this one because I believe it is critical to understand the mind-set of young hockey players. Believe it or not, we all share the […]

These 5 Activities In Nature Will Help You Become A Better Hockey Player

A mastery of skills is what defines a true hockey player. To have an A-game on ice, you need to capture all the distinct yet inter-related, hockey techniques. Though it […]

How to be a Great Team Parent

Tips For Parent Conduct, Team Trip Organization, and Communication. Youth sports programs often can only run with the help of parent volunteers. Whether your role on the team is crucial […]

A Tribute to Hockey Parents by Blake Orban

Whether you are an elite professional hockey player or someone who plays shinny once a week for fun, we all have one thing in common: a love for the game. […]

5 Things You Should Know About Nutrition For Hockey

One of the most common questions I get asked from parents is if I can talk to their child about nutrition. Every team and player I work with gets educated […]