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How Sports Helped Transform These Young Girls Into Confident Adults

By Michael Kensit, GameSheet Inc. 01/17/2019, 1:00pm CST

Three rookie hockey players boosted their self-esteem and confidence through competition, teamwork

“She was part of a team, and they made her feel like family. Her marks improved from 60s and 70s to 70s and 80s almost overnight.”

Dedication, Diversity and Talent

By Youth1 01/17/2019, 12:00pm CST

As anyone in the youth hockey world knows, the players and the families both need to be dedicated to make the season work. 

The Flinstones Vitamins Approach to Coaching

By Minnesota Hockey 01/17/2019, 12:00pm CST

Coaches and parents can try these five tips to keep practices fun

Players who engage in this one-on-one competition are rewarded for placing a heightened focus on shooting accuracy. 

Star forward says winning a provincial championship as a Pee Wee was highlight

Claude Giroux shares his favorite youth sports memory and gives advice to his 12-year-old self.

Cut to the Middle On Off-Hand

By Ice Hockey Systems 01/16/2019, 12:00pm CST

There will be a tendency for player to want to stickhandle before the shot but we want them to push the puck into a position where they can release the shot.

Six Bad Youth Hockey Habits

By Aaron Paitich, Minnesota Hockey 01/16/2019, 12:00pm CST

There are so many facets to scoring and shooting. Follow it up. Stop in front of the net. Put yourself in a position to clean up those rebounds. 

Joe Bertagna’s Hockey Life Always Fun, Never an Obligation

By Greg Bates, USA Hockey 01/16/2019, 12:00pm CST

Through all of his experiences over the years, Bertagna is still as enthusiastic about hockey as he was when he first got into the sport.

Hockey Weight Training

By Dan Garner, Hockey Training 01/16/2019, 12:00pm CST

Stride length training offers hockey players the chance to have their “breakout” year because if they have never trained it properly before, this type of training can turn a good athlete into a great athlete.

Getting the Call

By Dane Mizutani, USA Hockey 01/15/2019, 12:00pm CST

“You have to be on top of the play at all times because the penalties are much more subtle and much more difficult to see. You have a stick that’s only 100 centimeters long, so that hook is really hard to see.”

Youth Hockey Coach Leads by Example

By Youth1 01/14/2019, 12:00pm CST

Burnout is a real thing and happens way too often because parents and players just are not aware of what the best offseason option is at the youth level.

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