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  • Building A Hockey Player, Gift By Gift

    So you have a young hockey player that is showing a real passion for the sport. You are a parent who wants to help your hockey hopeful along the way, but don't know where to start. As a former pro hockey player, I would like to give you some information that you may find useful when seeking a c...
  • 1 Minute to Go, Down 3 Goals – No Problem

    If I look back at the last three decades, both as a player and coach, I’ve witnessed some unbelievable comebacks in games. Some of the games we won, and there were a number of them where we lost. Whichever happened, you knew you were going to be either super jacked or incredibly disappointed. I...
  • Speed Skills - Skate Faster with These Pro Hockey Tips

    As a long-time hockey skills coach, I get asked by parents all the time about how their son or daughter can increase their skating speed.  I do a lot of power skating drills, but when breaking down a player’s stride, I always start with the basics.  5 tips on how to skate faster in your next pra...
  • How to Take a Snapshot in Hockey

    Scoring goals is something every hockey player strives for each time they are on the ice. Shooting the hockey puck can be accomplished in several ways. If there is one shot you’ll need to master, it’s the snapshot.  The hockey snap shot is the most used shooting technique at the older youth level...