Backward Skating

Backward Skating

By Robby Glantz As published in USA Hockey Magazine, Coaches Playbook Section, 02/06. Backward skating is obviously a very important skill to master for Ice Hockey… and that goes for both Defensemen and Forwards. The skating fundamentals needed to be a better skater when going forward, such as deep knee bend, bodyweight centered over the… Read More >

Don’t give up on your dreams

Don’t give up on your dreams

By Harvey McKay J.C. Penney, founder of the retail giant that bears his name, once evaluated one of his young clerks, stating he “wasn’t thorough and wouldn’t have much of a future in the retail business.” The employee? Sam Walton, founder of Wal-Mart. Despite Penney’s hopeless prediction, Sam Walton built the largest retail empire in… Read More >

VALUES DETERMINE WHO WE ARE

VALUES DETERMINE WHO WE ARE

By Harvey Mackay In the famous French story, “The Little Prince,” a fox becomes the best friend of the young royal on a fictitious planet.  When the fox must depart from the prince forever, he offers to tell him the world’s most wonderful secret if the prince meets certain conditions.  The little prince agrees, does… Read More >

ROYALS’ SACILOTTO NAMED HEAD COACH OF CROATIA’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM

ROYALS’ SACILOTTO NAMED HEAD COACH OF CROATIA’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM

Thursday, March 16, 2017 Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals are pleased to announce that Director of Prospect Development Enio Sacilotto will join the Croatian Ice Hockey Federation as their head coach for the 2017 IIHF World Championships. A member of the Royals since their inception, Sacilotto served as the team’s assistant coach from 2011 to… Read More >

In coach’s rant, a lesson for parents and athletes

In coach’s rant, a lesson for parents and athletes

By Kelly Wallace, CNN Updated 9:43 AM ET, Thu March 23, 2017 link to the original article – please watch the introductory video Geno Auriemma – You have to teach them how to play   –  watch this video with your players and your kids (CNN)If you’ve been on Facebook this week, chances are you’ve seen… Read More >

THE KEY TO MENTAL TOUGHNESS:  The ability to Concentrate and Focus (Part 2)

THE KEY TO MENTAL TOUGHNESS: The ability to Concentrate and Focus (Part 2)

By Enio Sacilotto, President, International Hockey Camps and Director of Player Development, Victoria Royals, WHL In our last newsletter we looked deeper and defined what both concentration and focus are. This month we will look at three exercises that will help you improve your focus. Athletes who understand how to focus have the ability to… Read More >

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