Contest

How to Deal with Parental Politics – More Help Needed! How to Deal with Parental Politics – More Help Needed!

Your feedback regarding the "parental politics" contest generated some heated responses and great ideas. The overwhelming response was that there are many... 

Coaching

How to Handle a Player Who Won’t Pass How to Handle a Player Who Won’t Pass

Q: I coach a Squirt team and have a player who won’t pass, no matter what. The other parents are getting very frustrated. What is the best way to handle... 

Team Management

6 Ideas for End-of-Season Player Gifts 6 Ideas for End-of-Season Player Gifts

Consider skipping the typical trophy this year in favor of a more usable item. Grab a silver Sharpie and personalize these items with each player’s nickname.... 

Reviews

The Smart Hockey Training Ball – On-Ice Feel on Any Surface The Smart Hockey Training Ball – On-Ice Feel on Any Surface

The  Smart Hockey Training Ball provides players the ability to practice stickhandling skills on any off-ice surface.  The ball mimics the feel of an... 

Parenting

What’s That Call: Roughing What’s That Call: Roughing

Everything you need to know about hockey calls but are embarrassed to ask... You’ve probably seen roughing penalties as early as Mite-D, when they pretend... 

Recruiting

USJDP Junior Prep Camp 2013: June 23-29, June 30-July 6 USJDP Junior Prep Camp 2013: June 23-29, June 30-July 6

The Premier Development and Exposure Camp in the U.S.!  The USJDP Junior Prep Camp provides elite Junior, Midget and Bantam players (birth years... 

Player Development

Elements of Power in Hockey Skating: The Windup Elements of Power in Hockey Skating: The Windup

In this continuing series on the Elements of Power Skating, Laura Stamm explains the concept of the windup, which involves attention to the edges, knees,... 

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