Coaching

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

do sports develop character

Do Sports Develop Character?

By John O’Sullivan The harder we work, we are told in sports, the more we become empowered. But do sports develop character? At any sports field...
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Happy Hockey Parents: A Coach’s Primer

Nothing sucks the fun out of the game more than overbearing parents. The key to happy hockey parents. By Tim Turk The pandemic over the past...
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The Successful Hockey Parent-Coach Talk

Coaches often dread that hockey parent-coach talk. But it’s a really important one to have. By Rick Traugott I certainly have an open-door policy when it...
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It’s Girls Hockey, But Coach Us Like Men!

Girls hockey teaches some valuable life lessons
How to Choose a Goalie

How to Choose a Goalie: 6 Key Factors

The right way to choose a goalie
Two Minute Mark

The Two Minute Mark

What’s your game plan?
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The Hot Dog Hockey Drill

New to CrossIceHockey.com is a series of informative drills from Hockey Coach Vision. This week we focus on the Hot Dog hockey drill.     Overview The Hot Dog...
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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...

Team Rules: Dos and Don’ts for Coaches

Enforcing team rules can be tricky