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Team Building

August 18, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

Although coaches should love the following ideas, my guess is that a lot of business types already know the definition of that phrase, “team building”.  Actually, it’s become a science in the business world, with lots of companies offering their services to big firms, the idea being to pull groups of individual employees together to work more like a team. Anyway, let’s explore this concept, in hopes coaches here might consider pulling their kids together quickly to play together. – Dennis Chighisola Team... [Read the full story]

Thinking The Game

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Are Bad Coaches Good For Players?

August 9, 2014 · 2 Comments 

Okay, before you think to mail me a fire-bomb for that title, please hear me out… – Dennis Chighisola Are Bad Coaches Good For Players? It’s interesting, I think, that I have a good 20- to 30-years to look back on this topic.  Why?  It’s because I’ve had all that time to reflect on how various coaches impacted on my long time students, and even how I thought my son and then my grandson responded to them. Now, why is this topic even worthy of discussion today?  It’s because a lot... [Read the full story]

Toward Highlight Reel Skills

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(The Right Kind of Hockey) Practice Makes Perfect

August 17, 2014 · 2 Comments 

As much as I like to occasionally share some of my posts with non-members, there are two reasons I won’t make this one available to outsiders. First, I think it contains the kind of information I’m not about to just give away. Secondly, I find a seeming difference between members and non-members, in that the latter group tends to not believe much in outside the box thinking, nor do many even believe what might be a matter of common sense. – Dennis Chighisola (The Right Kind of Hockey) Practice Makes Perfect You’ll... [Read the full story]

Special Subjects

Team Building

Although coaches should love the following ideas, my guess is that a lot of business types already know the definition of that phrase, “team... 

My Weekend Hockey Reading List

UPDATED EACH WEEKEND… One of my favorite Internet marketing gurus does this for his followers — to frequently publish his recommended... 

For CoachChic.com Coaches Only

The following app is available to the public, and it’s been announced in at least one hockey forum that I know of.  Still, my guess... 


Toward Highlight Reel Skills

(The Right Kind of Hockey) Practice Makes Perfect

As much as I like to occasionally share some of my posts with non-members, there are two reasons I won’t make this one available to... 

Beginner Strength Training with Bands

Members likely know that I see some benefits to training with rubber bands.  More importantly, even, is the need for young athletes to... 

Hockey Conditioning Or Speed Training?

Earlier today I noticed a title in my inbox very similar to the one up above, and I knew right then what that email had to be about. ... 


Thinking The Game

Are Bad Coaches Good For Players?

Okay, before you think to mail me a fire-bomb for that title, please hear me out… – Dennis Chighisola Are Bad Coaches Good... 

Mental Toughness Wins In The End

We’ve already had the good fortune to see some of Eric Hoffberg’s other videos, but the one I’ve enclosed here is not... 

Learning by Teaching

Back in the early-1980′s I tried something fairly simple, not knowing I was dabbling with a method of teaching that was already known... 


Open (Non-member) Content

Are Bad Coaches Good For Players?

Okay, before you think to mail me a fire-bomb for that title, please hear me out… – Dennis Chighisola Are Bad Coaches Good... 

Can We Begin A Hockey Movement?

I think we could have also named this entry “An Open Letter to USA Hockey”… I have some great guys over in a LinkedIn... 

Applying “The 180-Rule” to Hockey – 2

In order for this post to make any sense, please see “Applying “The 180-Rule” to Hockey – 1“.  I think you’ll...