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THE SECRET TO HOCKEY SUCCESS: TWO CRUCIAL HABITS

  Hockey fans, welcome to our second edition of The Digital Deke: Online Hockey Blog, presented to you by TN HOCKEY CO. In our first blog, we talked about the importance of good habits, and how they trump good skills, alone.  Today we are going to break down the secret to hockey success. Now I know what you are thinking; you need far more than two things to be successful at hockey, and you aren't wrong. However, the foundation of all good hockey players nowadays can be attributed to these two habits: Keeping your head up and moving your feet.  If you think about it, and truly understand the game, hockey is more simple than you think. If you look...

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THE DIGITAL DEKE: SHOOTING SKILLS VS. SHOOTING HABITS

I remember when I first got into skill development, I worked under a well respected Director of Amateur Scouting for the Detroit Red Wings, no big deal, just a couple Stanley Cups at the time. Because I was an aspiring hockey player, I asked him what he looked for in an NHL prospect, his answer was simple, "GOOD HABITS." So players, and parents, this is coming right from the mouth of an NHL exec....I'm not making this stuff up!

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