The 5 Hockey Leadership Styles That Make Up a Winning Team

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“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” That’s a quote from John C. Maxwell, best-selling author, speaker and visionary on everything leadership-related. Maxwell believes that everything rises and falls on leadership, and I totally agree—especially when it comes to hockey. After having been on losing teams where we won a handful of … Read More

The Hockey Player’s Guide to Boosting Mental Toughness

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hockey mental toughness

“This game is over…the referee blew it for us.” “My shoulder is killing me…I’m not 100%.” “It’s already 3-0 for the other team. There’s no point in trying anymore.” Statements like these can be heard in rinks around the world, coming from the mouths of hockey players that struggle with mental toughness. Truth is, a mentally tough athlete doesn’t say … Read More

How to Know if You’ve Played a Good Game: 3-Step Framework for Evaluating Your Performance in Hockey

Ben LevesqueCoaching, Mental Game4 Comments

progress framework for evaluating performance in hockey

Picture this… You just finished up your hockey game and are on your way home when you get a text from your friend. “How’d the game go?“ It went well, you tell him. Your team won! “That’s great! How’d you play?“ This one’s a little harder to answer… If you’re like most players, you’ll answer “I got a goal” or … Read More