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The hockey mom's manual : what SportsMom thinks you'd like to know
Phillips, Laurel.
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Publication Information:
Maumee, Ohio : 307 Books, [2001]

Physical Description:
111 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
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GV848.6.C45 P55 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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One in a series, this title is for women whose children become involved at more competitive levels of hockey. Topics include training and nutrition requirements; estimated costs; equipment; opportunities for high levels of play; life on the tournament road; rules of the game; and parent behaviour.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 9
Introductionp. 11
An overview of your role as Hockey Momp. 12
A little background...including the difference between boys' and girls' hockeyp. 15
Let's Get Startedp. 17
Where you may be and where you may be headedp. 17
Select (travel)
Age categories
Tiers I and II
Single, Double, and Triple A
Junior hockey
Coed, boys', and girls'
Tryoutsp. 25
Registrationp. 28
Feesp. 30
The Essentialsp. 33
Player equipmentp. 33
Miscellaneous necessitiesp. 45
Goalie thingsp. 49
Hockey Mom equipmentp. 51
Getting in shapep. 52
Conditioningp. 53
Skating skill/Individual practicep. 54
Trainingp. 56
Team practicep. 58
Down timep. 60
He Shoots! (You Pray That) He Scores!p. 61
Hockey gamesp. 61
Playing timep. 62
Officiatingp. 64
Checking, violence, and dangerous playp. 65
Hockey Mom's behaviorp. 67
Weatherp. 69
Fveling Your Playerp. 71
Nutritional needs/Endurance foodsp. 71
Prepping for playp. 72
Team snacksp. 75
Water, water everywherep. 75
Tournamentsp. 77
Hotels and mapsp. 78
Mealsp. 80
Activitiesp. 82
Curfewp. 84
Items to pack (in addition to the hockey stuff)p. 85
Other Places to Playp. 87
Campsp. 87
High school hockeyp. 90
College hockey/Scholarshipsp. 91
Professional hockeyp. 93
Odds and Endsp. 95
Expressing appreciationp. 95
Fundraising and sponsorsp. 96
Ah, Politicsp. 103
The clubp. 104
Coachp. 104
Team parentsp. 105
The Final Wordp. 107
Referencesp. 108
Resourcesp. 109
P.S.p. 110
About the Authorsp. 111