Parenting

Kid Stuff: Why Every Player Needs a Checking Clinic Kid Stuff: Why Every Player Needs a Checking Clinic

No doubt you’ve seen – or felt – what happens when you get hit on open ice. Or seen someone throw a check and knock themselves down rather than the... 

Coaching

Communicating Effectively with Young Athletes Communicating Effectively with Young Athletes

Coaches give a great deal of time and energy to providing a worthwhile life experience for young athletes. To optimize coaching effectiveness, coaches... 

Team Management

6 Communication Strategies for Team Managers 6 Communication Strategies for Team Managers

Hockey season is long so effective communication is key to a smooth season. Managers can make the season flow smoothly and put parents at ease by using... 

Youth Sports Character

Winning Counts – But Know What We are Trying to Win Winning Counts – But Know What We are Trying to Win

America prides itself on all forms of competition. Tracking wins and losses is an ingrained part of the nation's character. This winning attitude should... 

Recruiting

How to Use Recruiting Dates to Your Advantage How to Use Recruiting Dates to Your Advantage

An important part of the recruiting process centers around key dates - ranging from the first time a college coach can officially write a prospect, or... 

Nutrition and Health

Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports

A concussion is a brain injury caused by a bump or blow to the head that can change the way your brain normally works. Even what seems to be a mild bump... 

Equipment

Total Hockey Launches HockeyGreen Total Hockey Launches HockeyGreen

With the tagline “Reduce your carbon stickprint,” Total Hockey’s recycling initiative focuses on composite hockey sticks. This new initiative focuses... 

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