Thursday, March 21, 2019
failure is important for hockey players

Why Failure Is So Important in Hockey

The best hockey players are the ones that experience failure the most   By Matt Schoepflin     Failing sucks. While at times it may seem that no one else...
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Are You a Get or Give Hockey Player?

Knowing the difference between a get or give hockey player is important. It could directly impact how far you go in the game.     By John...
great teammate

Are You a Great Teammate? 3 Ways to Tell

Being a great teammate is a vital part of being a great hockey player   By Matt Schoepflin   Most coaches and players alike stress the importance of...
keeping your cool

Keeping Your Cool on the Ice

When adrenaline and tensions run high, keep these 4 points in mind   It’s a fact. Keeping your cool in game situations isn't always easy....
work ethic hockey player

Work Ethic and the Hockey Player

Work ethic is the one quality hockey players appreciate most in a teammate     By Matt Schoepflin   Work ethic is one of those buzzwords we hear about...
hockey mental game

Rec Hockey: It’s Really a Mental Game

It’s not how fast you skate or how hard you shoot. Hockey is a mental game.     By Lindsay Eastwood   People often believe that one’s ability to...
Winning Isn't Everything

Winning the Game: Is it Everything?

Sometimes it's good to lose!
Hockey Confidence

Hockey Confidence: The Essential Ingredient

Confidence is what you need to succeed in life. Hockey Confidence helps you put that concept into action.   By Matt Schoepflin   The term hockey confidence is...
becoming a better hockey player

Becoming a Better Hockey Player

Becoming a better hockey player requires a certain dedication. Have you got what it takes?   By Christyne Vanofwegen Every child who has entered the ice at...
winning in hockey

Winning in Hockey: 5 Keys to Success!

5 key factors that give you the winning edge

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Letter From a Hockey Player to His Parents

This article was written by John O’Sullivan and originally published on his blog at www.ChangingTheGameProject.com   Letter From a Hockey Player to His Parents   Dear Mom &...
cost of youth hockey

The Cost of Youth Hockey: Is It Worth It?

A hockey dad tells why the cost of youth hockey means nothing to him   By Brett Johnson   One of my friends recently asked me about the...
Play Off Wing

Left or Right: Should You Play the Off Wing?

Play the off wing for a change of pace
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Umbrella Power Play System

This power-play drill is a slightly more advanced power-play system that is commonly used in higher levels of hockey.
overestimating your child’s abilities

Are You Overestimating Your Child’s Abilities?

Avoid the trap of overestimating your child’s abilities     By Warren Tabachnick   Like most parents (especially of the hockey variety), you probably think your child is the...