7 Things Coaches and Scouts Love (that you’re probably not doing)

Ben LevesqueCoaching, Mental Game, On-Ice Skills, Positioning43 Comments

7 things coaches love that you're probably not doing

What you think it takes to make it to the big leagues and what it actually takes are two different things. Sure, scoring goals and making beautiful ‘tap-in-ready’ passes can make you valuable in the eyes of scouts, but it’s not the only thing they look at… They also look at the little details that no one else pays attention … Read More

What Every Hockey Player Ought to Know About Hockey Sense – Part I

Ben LevesqueMental Game48 Comments

hockey sense part 1

Hockey sense. It’s a term that gets thrown around loosely on the hockey scene. But what exactly does it mean? How do you explain it? No one really knows, and there’s no obvious answer either. Not only is it vaguely defined, but there’s also concern whether hockey sense is a byproduct of the nature or nurture process—being born with it versus it being a learned skill. I’ll … Read More