Youth Hockey

Articles of interest to youth hockey players, coaches, and hockey moms & dads.

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...
flu season & the young athlete

Flu Season & The Young Athlete

How to boost your child’s immunity during flu season By TrueSport® Cold and flu season is here, and it can be a struggle to keep your...
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Hockey For Girls: Taking the World By Storm

The coolest game on earth is not just for boys anymore! Hockey for girls is spreading like wildfire. To the casual fan, ice hockey...
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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...
Setting Healthy Boundaries

Setting Healthy Boundaries for the Young Athlete

Establishing limits for your child is essential. Here are 3 reasons why. By TrueSport It’s important for parents to work on setting healthy boundaries for the...
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Is Your Child Too Young to Play Hockey?

It’s good to have kids involved in sports. But is your child too young to play hockey? By Christine Ramirez With all the concern...
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A Coach’s Wife Speaks Out

Dear Parents: A letter from a coach’s wife By Emily Erson Words of wisdom from a coach’s wife Dear Parent in the Stands, You know who you are. You’re...
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Youth Hockey Performance: How Are They Doing?

How to help your child transform their anxiety into better youth hockey performance By Michael P. Orlotti Youth hockey performance depends on several factors. With all the...
proper hockey parent conduct

Proper Hockey Parent Conduct

To maintain proper hockey parent conduct, here’s how to avoid letting your emotions get the best of you By Warren Tabachnick Something very disturbing is...
youth hockey player play up a level

Should Your Child Play Up a Level?

The pros and cons of moving up