Concussions

October 18 Hockey Tip of The Day.

Concussions.

  • It is a great idea to remind your player that hockey is fast.
  • Remind him or her to always remember to protect themselves.
  • Get low.
  • Use your core.
  • Be aware.
  • Don’t trust your opponents.
  • Come into the boards on an angle.
  • We teach all of this at our Battle Camps.
  • I teach the kids to make a tripod with their stick. Two legs and stick to create a tripod for safety. Especially the little guys just starting out in the game.
  • Concussions.
  • Do not take them lightly.
  • Take that extra day or two or three or ten or…. to rest.
  • Coaches will not punish your child for missing.
  • Educators will not punish your child for missing.
  • Have him or her stay home and rest.
  • Relax.
  • Heal.
  • We have come a long way and are continuing to progress in the study of the detrimental damage of youth concussions.
  • The detrimental damage of all concussions.
  • I had a career ending concussion while playing for The Pittsburgh Penguins.
  • It was hard.
  • I was so sick.
  • A lot of my teammates and coaches did not understand.
  • Not many did.
  • My face finally healed from the cuts and bruises but I did not feel any better.
  • Then I got bells palsey.
  • Although I looked like a cyclops I was actually happy because I did not look well so I hoped people could understand how sick I felt.
  • It was 1999-2000 season.
  • My coaches kept  encouraging me to get on the bike during practice.
  • I would vomit after only a few minutes on the bike.
  • My coaches had me report to practice daily even though I was too ill to skate in practice.
  • It took everything I had to sit there and watch.
  • I would go home and go straight back to bed.
  • I am one of the  luckiest guys in the world because I have a loving family that took me to the best doctors and gave me the love  support and care I needed.
  • It took a very long time.
  • Hockey is a game of battles.
  • We teach kids how to battle safely and effectively.
  • The Battle Camp.
  • I created this niche in the industry.
  • This is the signature Pro Ambitions Hockey, Inc. curriculum.
  • I copyrighted the word.
  • I wanted to create a niche in the industry of youth hockey development.
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