By Steve Thomson Head Coach at HPHD, the home of your “Full Time Professional Coaches” The try out process can be stressful for all involved, especially in these contracted tryout sessions of only 1-2 days. The key is, understanding that you’re only able to control the things that you can control. Here are a few tips […]
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(January 2013) – The Western New York region’s only full-time hockey training center is expanding. Starting in February a new training rink will be added to HPHD. High Performance Hockey Development will add a 30 foot by 60 foot practice rink to their facility in Cheektowaga. High Performance Hockey Development (HPHD), Western New York’s premier […]
As in every sport each athlete trains differently in ways they think will catapult them to the winners platform. Adam Green, Tigh Isaac and Cameron Naasz, the fastest qualifier at Crashed Ice Niagara Falls, all added their bits advice for the promising Red Bull Crashed Ice skater. “Determination,” Cameron simply began, “I mean I want it, […]
As a player, your coach has probably told you how important preparation is for how to be a good hockey goalie. But even hearing that, sometimes you just feel like it’s just too hard… and that maybe you can do just fine without pushing yourself so much in your practice and training. Hockey goalies sometimes […]
You’re probably wondering why WNY Hockey Report would advertise a company like Skate Great. You probably think it’s for figure skaters. After all, hockey players know how to skate. Well, they have to learn somewhere, and Skate Great is offering them an excellent opportunity to learn the basics of skating and move them into hockey […]
New Era Park is located on Lake Avenue in Blasdell. From the outside the building looks like a former department store. But, as the old saying goes, you can’t judge a book, or in this case a building, by its cover. Inside of this building contains Western New York’s premier hockey training center: High Performance […]
You don’t necessarily need multiple concussions to suffer long-term effects… even just one can be devastating.
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