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FREE Coaching Day


Jumpstart Community Coaches Day

Spend a day at Canada's largest sport coaching conference for FREE

Instructional Stream Clinics


HEO's FREE instrutional stream clinic series is back for 2018-19. Check out the schedule and register soon as they fill up quickly.

Membership Services Coordinator


Hockey Eastern Ontario is currently seeking a Membership Services Coordinator.
Send cover letter and resume to HEO Executive Director, Debbie Rambeau at drambeau@hockeyeasternontario.ca by 5pm Tuesday August 28th, 2018

Hockey Analytics Conference


The 4th Annual Hockey Analytics Conference will be held at Carleton University Sept 14-15.
HEO Coaches attending recieve Certification Maintenance points.

U16 POE Coaching Apps Now Open


We are now asccepting applications for coaching staff positions for the 2018-19 U16 Program of Excellence.

CCHL September Showcase


The CCHL presents the 18th Annual League Opening Showcase at the Bell SensPlex

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Decision Training

Decision Training is an approach to coaching that increases the opportunities your athletes have to make decisions in training similar to those encountered in competition (i.e. games). The underlying premise to this approach is that coaches create learning environments and employ tasks that develop creativity, attention, anticipation, problem-solving and other mental skills required to perform at a higher level.

HEO's Bill Bowker has developed a 3-on-3 Cross Ice Model designed to emphasise Decision Training. This model is based on the principles of Small Area Game play...reduce the space and increase the speed of decision making. However, a key component of Bill's model is the implementation of rules or decision making requirements that direct the 3-on-3 cross ice game away from "shinny" and toward a decision making environment.

Watch the video below to see an example of the 3-on-3 Cross Ice Model Bill has developed and how the use of rules drive the decision makeing and learning.



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