29 Sep The Science of a Bag Skate

Running the Perfect Bag SkateSince 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 iceAfter 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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14 May Leafs OT Loss Game 7

Leafs Game 7 OT Loss: Breakdown of the Break DownsLet's cut to the chase, it's easy to point fingers after the fact, remove all emotion and say what went wrong or what SHOULD have happened. Nothing can be taken back and most things after the...

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