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The Cost of Youth Hockey: Is It Worth It?

A hockey dad tells why the cost of youth hockey means nothing to him   By Brett Johnson   One of my friends recently asked me about the...
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Are You Overestimating Your Child’s Abilities?

Avoid the trap of overestimating your child’s abilities     By Warren Tabachnick   Like most parents (especially of the hockey variety), you probably think your child is the...
anxiety & depression in athletes

Anxiety & Depression in Athletes: Know the Signs

What parents and coaches must watch for By Dr. Jordan Anderson, SkillShark Anxiety and depression present themselves differently in sports than they do in everyday life....
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Youth Hockey Parents: 10 Tips to Keep Your Sanity

In hockey the goal is fun. But sometimes things go wrong
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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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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...
Participation Trophies

Participation Trophies: The Pros & Cons

Should everyone get participation trophies?
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Hockey Parent Behavior Rules

Coaching from the glass affects everyone around you—including your child By Tim Turk Hockey is an intense, physical sport that attracts highly competitive players with a strong will...
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Travel Hockey: Is It Right for Your Child?

Should you sign your child up for travel hockey? Here’s what you need to know. By Warren Tabachnick (with special contributions from Lisa Wild) This article...
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Should Your Child Play Up a Level?

The pros and cons of moving up
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