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Recovery

Article by: Jeff Kuhland at BreakingMuscle.com   Rest and recovery are critical components of any successful training program. They are also the least planned and underutilized ways to enhance performance. You may not be aware there is a difference between rest and recovery or how to properly implement them both. If you train for ten […]

Want To Be Great? Make Yourself Uncomfortable

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Erika Andersen  from Forbes.com Please go check the site out for other great leadership articles! Let’s say someone wants to learn to build a cabinet. Imagine that person being encouraged to read a number of books about successful cabinet-builders, and what has worked for them in their careers. Then imagine that person sitting in a […]

Effortless learning is a dangerous illusion

This Article is Tes Connect out of the UK. Please click here to see more articles! Peter Brown, Henry Roediger and Mark McDaniel 17 April, 2014 Teachers understandably want to smooth the path to knowledge for their students. But for true mastery you must make them struggle Mary Pat Wenderoth stops herself mid-lesson and asks […]

An Open Letter to Coaches from Parents

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I thought this was a very good letter for all coaches and parents. From Coach Up Blog, Click here view more articles! Dear Coach, Let me start by saying that I am thankful you are giving your time to coach my child’s team. Parents often don’t act very grateful, and so I want to assure […]

Perfection’s Curse

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By Michael Rand – Special to USA Hockey of http://www.admkids.com What can be done about youth players who are consumed by perfection at a young age? When Bob Deraney heard the question, the longtime Providence College women’s hockey head coach was taken aback. “Can you believe what you just said?” Deraney asked. “That 12-year-olds are […]

From Seguin to St-Louis, NHLers train insane, just not the same

Fantastic article about different ways of training and how one way is not always the “only” way! Click Here to read article!

A Word We Need to Understand – Patience

Article from http://www.omha.net               Why do we need PATIENCE from today’s hockey coaches, parents and executives? We need patience because we need players who love the game and are happy people both at the rink and away from the rink. It’s all about the kids!! A patient approach does […]

5 Most Important Words for a Coach/Parent

Here are the 5 most important words for any parent or coach. MUST WATCH video. http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=VXw0XGOVQvw …

Cashing in on the Golden Age

by Mark J. Burns, September 2014 from http://www.getsportiq.com     From 9 to 12 years of age might be the most important period in a young athlete’s development. Dubbed “The Golden Age of Skill Acquisition,” a child’s body is far enough along in its growth, but brain development is still happening at a rapid pace.  […]

13 Lessons I’ve Learned Coaching Kids

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          By Mike Sager on June 15, 2014   Stop yelling. You’re making the kid hate you and the sport. Employ a commanding tone: firmer, stronger, and louder than normal; delivered from the gut in a military manner, but not overly stern—a fair leader who is a little demanding while calmly in […]

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