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As soon as school is back and hockey season starts the focus for your child may turn to hockey, over their schooling. My guess is they enjoy school, at least playing, while they are at school, and the focus on conversation, even in their friends group is about hockey. Hockey is far more fun than school. Of course it is, and that creates a problem when you need them to be focused on their school work. Getting that education is important. They may not realize that yet though. Here are five tips to try to get them to focus on...

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Life just got ten times busier than it was because hockey season has started up again. Do you love watching your child play hockey? Absolutely. Do you look forward to hockey season being over, at least for a little while? Absolutely. We all know that once the season starts up again life gets filled up with so many extra things to do that it’s hard to feel like you have time available for you. The family always seems to come first. Here are some ways you can use hockey season to have Mom time. There is no reason why you...

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When others cheer on a team that is winning by a lot you might be angry and wish the people would stop. What if there was a way to support your child's losing team in such a way that they feel good about the loss?

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Strength and conditioning are important for any skater, whether that is a figure skater or a hockey player. We met with Siobhan Miller who is a Strength & Conditioning coach and asked her some questions about what young hockey players can do, with regards to strength and conditioning so they can perform their best on the ice. Q1. What are three key things for young hockey players to know about movement? 1. Building body awareness is key for not only better performance on the ice, but also for more effectively building strength and power in the gym.  2. "Move it...

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I recently spoke with Courtney King of courtneykinghockey.com and asked her about the number one thing that would improve your child’s skating. Here is our conversation. Karen: “Courtney, if I asked you if there was one thing a skater could do to improve their skating, what would that be?” Courtney: “Take a dance class. It’s body awareness. You need to know what your body is actually doing.  Something like ballet is all about balance, core strength, and articulating your movements to the fullest." Karen: “Does it matter what type of dance?” Courtney: “Not really.  Just anything that’s going to get...

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