The Importance of “Good Sticks”

The value of having a “good stick” sounds obvious, but many miss the fact that “good stick” doesn’t involve lunging at the opponent to knock the puck free. By simply presenting your blade in the area of the offensive player’s puck-handling (stick-to-puck) while maintaining your defensive positioning, it’s stunning how often you make them do … Read more

What Makes Sport Fun and Not Fun

Very interesting research by Dr. Amanda Visek. Click on the link below to see the 81 things that make sports fun and the 91 impediments to having fun in sports: Fun-Not Fun Maps Data based on Visek, A.J., et.al. (2015). The fun integration theory: Towards sustaining children and adolescents sport participation. The full study can … Read more