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YOU DIDN’T MAKE THE CUT ….NOW WHAT?

YOU DIDN’T MAKE THE CUT ….NOW WHAT?

I wrote in an earlier article that tryouts are a stressful time for players and parents. Only a chosen few will be selected from the many that show up for the coveted spots on the team. Sometimes it’s a numbers game, sometimes it’s political, but whatever the reasons, your expectations weren’t met and you or your son/daughter didn’t make the…

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WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR GAME THIS SUMMER? STAY OFF THE ICE!

WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR GAME THIS SUMMER? STAY OFF THE ICE!

It sounds counter intuitive to today’s mindset but if you want to become a better hockey player this summer then stay away from the rink.    PARDON ME?    When did youth hockey become a 12-month sport? It seems right after the winter season ends, it’s the beginning of spring hockey, summer tournaments and summer leagues. It’s too much! This…

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Why Sports Academies Are Gaining Popularity (and it’s not what you think)

Why Sports Academies Are Gaining Popularity (and it’s not what you think)

Across North America, you may have noticed a developing trend with the popularity and growth of sports academies. A sports academy is basically a business that blends private or online education with elite athletic development….and the participants couldn’t be happier. Finally, it’s been recognized that the demands on our children to perform at one’s peak in school AND sport are…

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