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Spring Approaches for Hockey Players

March 23, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

I know the weather runs the gamut in all the different places members live (I’m smiling today, pleased with my move to Florida not long ago, and today’s 80-degree temperatures).  Still, keep the faith my northern friends, because spring WILL soon be arriving everywhere. – Dennis Chighisola Spring Approaches for Hockey Players Okay, this post is just going to be a short one, maybe as kind of an early warning for something I’d like every member to do pretty shortly. I actually ran across the following... [Read the full story]

Thinking The Game

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As a Hockey Player Thinketh

April 12, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

I’d like to think that I provide far more to my members than any other hockey guru.  Why might this be?  Well… – Dennis Chighisola As a Hockey Player Thinketh First, I am going to include something very special at the end of this (members-only) piece.  To answer the above question, though… I don’t know how long holistic medicine has been in existence, but something akin to that kind of approach to athletics has been going on for a lot of years.  As we discovered in a previous mental training... [Read the full story]

Toward Highlight Reel Skills

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Choosing the Right Hockey Playing Level

April 14, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

The title to this piece might be a little deceiving — first, because not a lot of players get to choose the level at which they’re going to play; and, secondly, because it has more to do with whether a player should play “up” or not when given the option.  I feel the need to add that I’ve covered this subject quite a lot in a different context, that being when a North American family has the option to leave a smaller “town program” for something seemingly a lot more competitive... [Read the full story]

Special Subjects

Spring Approaches for Hockey Players

I know the weather runs the gamut in all the different places members live (I’m smiling today, pleased with my move to Florida not... 

For (Young Hockey) Ladies Only!

How a hockey dad from Atlanta found this old coach through LinkedIn, and why he’d think to ask me about his daughter’s future,... 

Hockey People Doing Business Together

If you’re on LinkedIn, and if you’re a hockey player, I think you’re going to like to know about a new group there. ... 


Toward Highlight Reel Skills

Choosing the Right Hockey Playing Level

The title to this piece might be a little deceiving — first, because not a lot of players get to choose the level at which they’re... 

A New Idea For Great Hockey Training

Someone might once again call me the Nutty Professor, but I don’t really deserve credit for the following idea (no matter how crazy... 

The Floorball versus Hockey Debate

I’d like to know the last time a week (or maybe a day) has gone by when I haven’t been “embroiled” in some sort... 


Thinking The Game

As a Hockey Player Thinketh

I’d like to think that I provide far more to my members than any other hockey guru.  Why might this be?  Well… – Dennis... 

The Amazing Power of Your Mind

With all I’ve said or written about visualization over so many years, along comes a video that is both amusing and just loaded with... 

Inside the Minds of Champion Athletes

By now members have to realize how much value I find within the TED series of lectures.  I just think that medium gives us the chance to... 


Open (Non-member) Content

The Floorball versus Hockey Debate

I’d like to know the last time a week (or maybe a day) has gone by when I haven’t been “embroiled” in some sort... 

Spring Approaches for Hockey Players

I know the weather runs the gamut in all the different places members live (I’m smiling today, pleased with my move to Florida not... 

A Project for Coaches Only

Although this post says it’s for “Coaches Only”, it’s aimed at helping every skater in the world — thus my...