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6 Soccer Skills that Will Improve your Hockey Game

Craig Forrest - Ask any hockey player, pre-game two touch or sewer ball has become a staple in almost every locker room. Rumours have it this game was introduced to NHL locker rooms by Finnish born player Jyrki Lumme. When you think about it, it’s not e…
- 6 Soccer Skills that Will Improve your Hockey Game Co-Authors Tyler Hinds (@THinds3) & Craig Forrest (@craigforrest1) Having played over 300 matches as a Canadian goalkeepe… http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/3-baseball-skills-will-improve-your-hockey-game/6-soccer-skills-will-improve-your-hockey-game/

Why Play Major Junior?

Tyler Hinds - The CHL is touted as the premiere development league for junior hockey players looking to make the jump to the National Hockey League (NHL). 96 of the 211 (45%) players selected in the 2015 NHL Draft were from the major junior ranks of the C…
- Why Play Major Junior? By Tyler Hinds; ex-CHL undrafted prospect, not that I’m bitter or anything (@THinds3) Spanning 9 Canadian provinces and 4 American states, the … http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/why-play-major-junior/

Overuse Injuries in Kids are Caused by Adults

The unfortunate part is that overuse injuries in growing athletes are often the fault of the adults in the athlete’s lives… the parents and the coach. We have to act as the responsible “filters” to help athletes through this process safely.
- It’s Not Always the Kids Who Cause Injuries, it’s Often the Adults! By Randy Goodman (@RGSportsPhysio) As the busy fall sport season begins, I am often asked how to p… http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/overuse-injuries-kids-are-caused-adults/

The Facts are In on Cross-Ice Hockey

There’s a hot debate going on in many hockey rinks right now, and that is whether Initiation and Novice players are better off playing cross-ice or full-ice games.
- The Facts are In on Cross-Ice Hockey By Trevor Erhardt, ProSmart Hockey Head Coach What's your Attitude towards Cross-Ice Hockey? There’s a hot debate going on in ma… http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/facts-are-cross-ice-hockey/

Minor Hockey Flowchart

Embarking on the journey through minor hockey is a remarkably beneficial and rewarding experience that can span up to 13 years of your child’s life. Outlined are some of the benchmarks & milestones for the progression through each division based on long…
- Minor Hockey Flow Chart By Tyler Hinds (@THinds3) Embarking on the journey through minor hockey is a remarkably beneficial and rewarding experience that can span up to… http://www.prosmarthockey.com/blog/minor-hockey-flowchart/