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Attitude

2017

The Traits Successful Female Hockey Players Bring to the Gym

| by Kyle Kokotailo of Relentless Hockey Training I’m not a female hockey player, (hopefully that’s obvious). But let me give you some context into why this article was written. Over the past two years, on average, I’ve worked with over 120 elite…

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2017

An Excerpt From “You Are A Contender”

  Intro How do the world’s best athletes and performers make it to the top and stay there. Talent and skill are not enough in themselves. Emotions run the show in elite performance, to produce outstanding achievements in any sport,…

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2017

Mike Vecchione using sports psychology to make Flyers

The NHL hopeful will apply the tricks he learned in college in order to stay cool under the pressure of competing for a roster spot. Mike Vecchione is focusing on his mental game just as much as his physical game…

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2017

Mike Babcock Shares His Secret to Success as an Individual (and as a hockey player)

By Ben Levesque It’s been a few years since I met Mike Babcock. He came to speak to my team and I about 4 years ago before our National Championship playoff run. I remember telling myself, “man…this guy can work…

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2017

Body Language and Recruiting

    Over the years, as I have spoken to various coaches, and I have discussed players with them, I am often reminded of the aspects of a player’s game that has nothing to do with their playing skills. Recently,…

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2017

Talent gets you noticed, character gets you recruited

  written by James Leath   “He is going to be shocked we no longer want him.” “Come again?” I asked the college assistant coach seated across from me at lunch. “You flew across the country to meet him, and…

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2017

8 Tips to Prepare Your Team to Peak in the Postseason

  By Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sports Leadership Center Want to help your team peak in the postseason? Here are eight sure-fire strategies to ensure that your team is inspired, confident, and focused come “winning” time. 1. You don’t have to…

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2017

Teamwork Begins With You Knowing Your Role

Although written for teh business community, there is an important reminder in here for athletes by Lou Imbriano There is a common misconception about the word “teamwork”. Many think it’s when co-workers run around trying to help everyone else do…

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2017

The psychology of choosing fourth line forwards

  by Justin Bourne   Recently, I wrote a post titled “From Prospect to Project: The thin line, and why some guys make the show and others don’t.” It looked at the reasons some junior and college hockey studs fall…

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