Feb 182016
 
So I Wrote a Book

  Today is the official release date of my book Total Hockey Training. I can’t believe that today is actually here. The reality is that there were several days when I thought that this wasn’t going to happen. Whether it was self-doubt or I didn’t feel that I had enough time to hit certain deadlines, […]

Jan 072016
 

A recent email exchange with some parents and coaches from a youth team that I worked with in the past inspired me to write this. I was originally told by a parent that a person suggested that the team should participate in a 20-30 minute yoga session for a pre-practice/game warm up. The parent was […]

Oct 262015
 

Some of the best coaches to have ever walked the planet were known as coaches who emphasized the details.   Details have always been emphasized by the best.  No stones are left unturned when it comes to planning and organizing every aspect for their team.  John Wooden, for example, was known for not only being a […]

Oct 202015
 

Before this past Saturday’s game against Wisconsin, I had the opportunity to talk training with Jim Snider, the men’s hockey teams’ strength and conditioning coach.  Jim is a really bright coach who has done a great job while working with current and former Badgers over the years. As we were talking, we got into a […]

Sep 102015
 
Random Thoughts

Random Thoughts I get into ruts sometimes about writing.  Often,  I can’t look at the screen and start to write when I have no clue of what I want to write about.  Here though, I am going to borrow from some (such as Eric and Charlie) who consistently  post their “Random Thoughts”: –          I am […]