Becoming a Better Rec Hockey Player


Becoming a better rec hockey player starts with these
simple rules


By Dean Sprung, 80 Hours Hockey Skills


  • Love the game
  • Be a student of the game
  • Play at the highest level you can compete
  • Try out for an age group one year older than you*
  • Use an expert skate sharpening retailer
  • Know the definition of resilience, perseverance, determination, and respect
  • Come to tryouts with skills developed outside of your team practices
  • Carry your own hockey bag to and from the change room*
  • Regular health checkups and proper nutrition
  • Video review of your games

*Advice for youth hockey players

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