29 Sep The Science of a Bag Skate

Running the Perfect Bag Skate Since the early 50’s the “bag skate” has been a long standing tradition to punishing players for a lack of effort and poor performance. In modern times, this previously accepted form of redemption has changed it’s image. There is nothing wrong...

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23 May Peewee to Bantam Hockey

Peewee to Bantam: 5 Important Transitional Game Changers  When going from peewee to bantam hockey, every parent must be aware that: 1) Anticipation leads to success- Time and again you hear coaches say "the older you get, the smaller the rinks get". This sage advice extends beyond...

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21 May Vicky Sunohara on Skill Development

[caption id="attachment_50718" align="alignleft" width="146"] Jaqueline Scheffel-Head Instructor of Vital Hockey Skills Girls[/caption] Vicky Sunohara on the benefits of summer training on and off ice After speaking with 3 time Olympian Vicky Sunohara it’s easy to see why she was able to play at the National level from the...

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