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Helping coaches get the best from their players. Plus tips on improving relations between coaches and youth hockey parents.

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The Power of a Good Hockey Coach

Never underestimate the value of a good hockey coach! By Allyson Tufts How do you measure the value of a good hockey coach? How can anyone...
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Work Ethic and the Hockey Player

Work ethic is the one quality hockey players appreciate most in a teammate     By Matt Schoepflin Work ethic is one of those buzzwords we hear about...
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Losing the Hockey Game: Dealing With a Loss

The thrill of victory also means the agony of defeat for the loser. How to cope with the loss. By Warren Nye Everyone talks about winning....
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The 5 Questions You Must Ask Your Child’s Coach

Before you commit, ask your child’s coach these 5 questions     By Brian Sieger   So your young athlete wants to play hockey. Good choice! If you’ve done...
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Decoding the Coach versus Parents Problem

  The coach versus parents problem has almost always plagued youth sports. Here's how to solve it.   By Rick Traugott Finally, one successful high school coach had...
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Are You a Great Teammate? 3 Ways to Tell

Being a great teammate is a vital part of being a great hockey player   By Matt Schoepflin   Most coaches and players alike stress the importance of...
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Letter From a Youth Hockey Coach

A youth hockey coach talks about the 5 things he’d like to see changed in the game By Topher Scott Dear Youth Hockey, How is everything going...
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Scoring Under Pressure Hockey Drill

This week the experts at Hockey Coach Vision focus on the Scoring Under Pressure hockey drill   Overview The 1 on 1 Scoring Under Pressure hockey drill...
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It’s Girls Hockey, But Coach Us Like Men!

Girls hockey teaches some valuable life lessons

Team Rules: Dos and Don’ts for Coaches

Enforcing team rules can be tricky