10 hockey tournament tips

1. Recharge your battery in between rounds. Don’t watch a lot of the other hockey games going on so you can detach yourself emotionally and mentally while you aren’t competing. Get out of the tournament area when there is some time to do so. Leave the building and get some fresh air if you can.  2.…

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​10 Ways to Build Confidence on the Ice

I don’t need to sell anyone on the importance of confidence in hockey. Simply put, it’s an absolute must – It separates the good from the great, and the elite from everyone else. Our 1-1 mindset program is all about practical Hockey-specific exercises players can do to improve their mindset. Here are 10 practical ways…

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6 mindset pillars of hockey

1. Play Hockey because YOU want to. The greats Ovechkin, Crosby, Gretzky all express their deep love for the game. While you may not be dedicating your whole life to the game as they did, this attitude is essential. Your happiness and well-being is more important than success. If playing Hockey isn’t in your heart, then…

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the 7 Cardinal Sins of Mindset in Hockey

1. Indifference/Apathy –  Wayne Gretzky said “The highest compliment you could pay me is that I work hard everyday, and never dog it.” Caring day in and day out is what makes great players.  There’s no room for these feelings of indifference. If you want to develop your skills and improve your performance always put…

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Hockey Mindset red flags

Being too cautious or hesitant.  Being better in practice than in a game or tournament. Poor body language. Undermining your own potential.  Low confidence. Very nervous before games, getting set, or pre whistle. Easily distracted during games. Struggles to bounce back after errors/mistakes. Too critical of yourself and obsessing about being perfect. Not aggressive or…

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