The Value of the Long-Term Athlete Development Model

I grew up in small a prairie town. I lived my first 10 years a short skate down icy 8th Street to the rink in Carman, Manitoba. From November to […]


Big Game Preparation — 7 Tips for Staying COOL and CALM in the Clutch

The BIGGEST secret to you playing your best when it counts the most is learning how to keep yourself CALM and COMPOSED. If you allow yourself to get too nervous […]


Improve Your Reaction Time With These Visualization Tips From The Journeyman

I’m not so sure I should even attempt at writing this article. Those who’ve read my book “Journeyman” know the mental part of my game was…um…uh…lacking. But enough about me, […]


The Secret to Being ‘In the Zone’

Playoffs bring with them what I call the “dichotomy of pressure.” As teams continue to win in the playoffs or at a tournament, each coming game brings higher expectations, which […]


Want To Become A Champion? Then Lose The Perfectionism!

Who would ever think that the one biggest obstacle to achieving success on the ice and reaching your hockey dreams would be your own frustration and self-directed anger whenever you […]


Improve Your Puck Skills With This Simple Piece Of Home Made Equipment:

This simple piece of equipment can quickly help increase puck skills and offensive awareness. The ‘horse,’ as we like to call it, is used to simulate the ‘attack triangle’ of […]


Minor Hockey Memories — By Sean Pronger

I think my best memories from my minor hockey days are more of a collective memory of travelling to play in tournaments. When you grow up in such a small […]


How To Make Your New Year’s Resolution Stick!

How To Make Your New Year’s Resolution Stick!                   — A Message from Meaghan Mikkelson With the holidays coming to an end […]