The Station

Tucked away in our subconscious minds is an idyllic vision. We see ourselves on a long, longย trip that almost spans the continent. We're travelling by passenger train, and out the windows we drink in the passing scene of cars on nearby highways, of children waving at a crossing, of cattle grazing on a distant hillside, … Continue reading The Station

9 Ways to become a tougher player

by Coach Joe Wootten Play in the moment:ย  Great shooters have no fear of the future and have the shortest memory.....they play in the moment....most adults are better players as they get older because the did not worry anymore....they play in the moment......do not wait until you are older, do it now!   Play for … Continue reading 9 Ways to become a tougher player

Holding Yourself to a Higher Standard

"THE POLICE ARE UNDER ATTACK!!" That is the headline that greeted me in today's paper. Let me review. Plenty of problems exist in the world that we live in today. However, all of these problems seem to be blown way out of proportion for the most part in the way that the media seems to … Continue reading Holding Yourself to a Higher Standard

Getting around in VA

So, after a week of being in Virginia and trying to figure out the transportation system to allow me to get to and back from work, I think I may have finally figured out my commuting schedule forย now. I am currently staying in Stafford, courtesy of some very nice folks. However, Stafford is slightly out … Continue reading Getting around in VA

Earn Your Stripes

Every player wants to win. What most players lack however is what they are willing to do or give up in order to win.   Do you want to succeed or do you deserve the success? Have you worked hard and earned your triumphs or are you just hoping that they'll come to you...   … Continue reading Earn Your Stripes

Defenisve Mindsets

Being a defensive stopper Teams need defensive stoppers. Coaches want players that will make an impact defensively. Unfortunately, thereโ€™s not a lot of glamour in being a good defensive player. Good defense means holding a player below his scoring average, making the opposition take shots from areas they do not want and contesting shots, whilst … Continue reading Defenisve Mindsets