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Our Game: A Minor Hockey Documentary - Episode 6

Will POE win the championship? Will Jack and his teammates be drafted? Is the Academy system 'wiping out' minor hockey? Lots of questions... and lots of answers in the final episode!
Our Game: A Minor Hockey Documentary - Episode 6 By Tyler Hinds (@THinds3), firm believer that anything is possible Will POE win the championship? Will Jack and his teammates … http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/our-game-minor-hockey-documentary-episode-6/

Our Game: A Minor Hockey Documentary - Episode 5

We spend an afternoon with a couple of wily NHL veterans from Victoria, before POE takes on Shawnigan Lake down the road. Then they return home for a big game against Delta for first place.
Our Game: A Minor Hockey Documentary - Episode 5 By Tyler Hinds (@THinds3), firm believer that anything is possible We spend an afternoon with a couple of wily NHL veterans fr… http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/our-game-minor-hockey-documentary-episode-5/

Our Game: A Minor Hockey Documentary - Episode 4

Road trips are a big part of the lift of a hockey player. Follow along with Hibiki to Prince George, and learn more about the proud history of hockey there. Then join Jack in Abbotsford, with plenty of scouts looking on.
Our Game: A Minor Hockey Documentary - Episode 4 By Tyler Hinds (@THinds3), firm believer that anything is possible Road trips are a big part of the lift of a hockey player. F… http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/our-game-minor-hockey-documentary-episode-4/

Our Game: A Minor Hockey Documentary - Episode 3

We learn more about the Academy system, how it benefits a player's development, and how it differs from traditional small town hockey. Jack's new team prepares for a big game against their rivals at OHA in Penticton.
Our Game: A Minor Hockey Documentary - Episode 3 By Tyler Hinds (@THinds3), firm believer that anything is possible We learn more about the Academy system, how it ben… http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/our-game-minor-hockey-documentary-episode-3/

Our Game: A Minor Hockey Documentary - Episode 2

Meet Hibiki, one of Japan's best young hockey players, who came to Canada to play with the best competition in the world. While he tries to make the Tier One team, Jack decides to take a new path with his career.
Our Game: A Minor Hockey Documentary - Episode 2 By Tyler Hinds (@THinds3), firm believer that anything is possible Meet Hibiki, one of Japan's best young hockey playe… http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/our-game-minor-hockey-documentary-episode-2/

Our Game: A Minor Hockey Documentary - Episode 1

Meet Jack Finley, the 14-year old son of Jeff Finley, former NHL player and current scout for the Detroit Red Wings. Jack plays Bantam Tier One hockey in Kelowna, and is facing an elimination game vs. Kamloops.
Our Game: A Minor Hockey Documentary - Episode 1 By Tyler Hinds (@THinds3), firm believer that anything is possible Meet Jack Finley, the 14-year old son of Jeff Finley, f… http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/our-game-minor-hockey-documentary-episode-1/

6 ProTips to Planning a Successful Season

Enio Sacilotto - A new season is here and as coaches, the goal is to get our team and each individual be the best that they can be! A good coach will create a road map on how he will get his players to where he wants them. The most important task the coac…
6 ProTips to Planning a Successful Season By Enio Sacilotto, Assistant Coach of the Victoria Royals & President of International Hockey Camps A new season is here and as co… http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/enio-sacilotto/6-protips-planning-successful-season/

The Year End Review

Enio Sacilotto - As this season is quickly coming to a close it is time for coaches to reflect on the current season and do a year-end review. The goal of most organizations is to have a sustained competitive team year after year.
The Year End Review By Enio Sacilotto, Assistant Coach of the Victoria Royals & President of International Hockey Camps As this season is quickly coming to a close it is… http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/enio-sacilotto/year-end-review/

Pressure Points & Momentum Swings

Enio Sacilotto - Momentum in sport is defined as a change in attitude and behavior caused by an event during the competition that affects the quality of performance and possibly the outcome of the game.
Pressure Points & Momentum Swings By Enio Sacilotto, Assistant Coach of the Victoria Royals & President of International Hockey Camps Momentum in sport is defined as a c… http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/enio-sacilotto/pressure-points-momentum-swings/

The Spread Power Play

Enio Sacilotto - “The Spread” Power Play is one of the best weapons versus a high pressure penalty killing system. It is very difficult to defend against. With this system all Power Play Principles apply. In this article we will look at the basic set …
The Spread Power Play By Enio Sacilotto, Assistant Coach of the Victoria Royals & President of International Hockey Camps “The Spread” Power Play is one of the best … http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/enio-sacilotto/spread-power-play/

Success Doesn't Come Overnight

Enio Sacilotto - If you want to be a success at anything you do you must accept that your success will not come overnight. The most successful people have spent many hours of practise, dedication and hard work to reach their high level.
Success Doesn't Come Overnight By Enio Sacilotto, Assistant Coach of the Victoria Royals & President of International Hockey Camps If you want to be a success at anythin… http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/enio-sacilotto/success-doesnt-come-overnight/

Good Teams Start with Good Teammates

Enio Sacilotto - In sports the team that finishes on top is not always determined by the most talent but by the team that plays like a team. Teams that play like teams are more likely to over achieve and reach the impossible. In order for a team to be a t…
Good Teams Start with Good Teammates By Enio Sacilotto, Assistant Coach of the Victoria Royals & President of International Hockey Camps "One man can be a crucial ingredient on… http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/enio-sacilotto/good-teams-start-good-teammates/

What Happens When you Don't Make the Team?

Enio Sacilotto - At the beginning of any sports season thousands of athletes are trying out for teams, all over the country. There are many that are overcome with joy in making the cut and getting on their respective teams. For the number of athletes that…
What Happens When you Don't Make the Team? By Enio Sacilotto, Assistant Coach of the Victoria Royals & President of International Hockey Camps At the beginning of any sp… http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/enio-sacilotto/what-happens-when-you-dont-make-team/

Time Out Strategy for Coaches

Enio Sacilotto - Thirty second time outs are situations where the coach can directly influence the team’s performance and an outcome of a game. These are times where the coach and team can get a breather, gather their thoughts, focus tactically and ment…
Time Out Strategy for Coaches Enio Sacilotto, Assistant Coach of the Victoria Royals & President of International Hockey Camps Thirty second time outs are situations where the… http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/enio-sacilotto/time-out-strategy-coaches/

In Between Period Talk for Coaches

Enio Sacilotto - Between periods are situations where the coach can directly influence the team’s performance and an outcome of a game. These are times where the coach and team can get a breather, gather their thoughts, focus tactically and mentally to …
In Between Period Talk for Coaches By Enio Sacilotto, Assistant Coach of the Victoria Royals & President of International Hockey Camps Between periods are situations wh… http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/enio-sacilotto/between-period-talk-coaches/

How to be a Relentless Competitor

Enio Sacilotto - When we think of a competitive athlete we think of people like Milan Lucic, Brendan Gallagher, and Ryan Kesler. These players play the game with a passionate heart that will let nothing get in their way.
How to be a Relentless Competitor By Enio Sacilotto, Assistant Coach of the Victoria Royals & President of International Hockey Camps "It takes no ability to give effort"… http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/enio-sacilotto/how-be-relentless-competitor/

How to Score on Deflections and Rebounds

Enio Sacilotto - Goaltenders and team defences today are so good that it is very hard to score goals. Seldom does a goalie get beat by a direct shot, in fact, the statistic prove that the majority of goals are scored off rebounds, tips and second chances.
How to Score on Deflections and Rebounds By Enio Sacilotto, Assistant Coach of the Victoria Royals & President of International Hockey Camps Goaltenders and team defence… http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/enio-sacilotto/how-score-deflections-and-rebounds/

Individual Physical and Mental Penalty Killing Skills

Enio Sacilotto - Teams with a high penalty killing percentage are usually at the top of their league in the standings and are championship contenders. Successfully killing penalties can be the difference between winning and losing games.
Individual Physical and Mental Penalty Killing Skills By Enio Sacilotto, Assistant Coach of the Victoria Royals & President of International Hockey Camps Teams with a hi… http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/enio-sacilotto/individual-physical-and-mental-penalty-killing-skills/

9 ProTips for Forwards Playing Defence

Enio Sacilotto - When we think of forwards in hockey, we think of great passing plays, shots and scoring goals. Seldom do we think of forwards playing defence. Below are 9 keys that will help you be a more effective forward when you do not have the puck.
9 ProTips for Forwards Playing Defence By Enio Sacilotto, Assistant Coach of the Victoria Royals & President of International Hockey Camps When we think of forwards in h… http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/enio-sacilotto/9-protips-forwards-playing-defence/

7 ProTips for D-Man Playing Defence

Enio Sacilotto - Playing defence in hockey is a challenging position to play. Like a goaltender it takes many years of repetitive training to master the specific skills required to be an effective defensemen. In this article you will find some helpful def…
7 ProTips for D-Men Playing Defence By Enio Sacilotto, Assistant Coach of the Victoria Royals & President of International Hockey Camps Playing defence in hockey is a ch… http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/enio-sacilotto/7-protips-d-man-playing-defence/

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