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Don White

Long Term Athletic Development For Aspiring Pro’s

 Specializing in one sport early on may work for a small portion young aspiring pros (>20 years old), but the harsh reality for the majority of these young hopefuls is that early specialization will lead to failure. Hockey, baseball, and soccer are the 3 biggest sports seen and spoken of in Montreal, not to mention...
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The SYSTEM – You’re LOST Without It

Over the past few years, well maybe many years, OK 30 years, I’ve seen a lot of intelligent, passionate, energetic, and seemingly financially sound trainers/coaches come and go – what was missing? A SYSTEM. They finished school or worse, a weekend certification, with a plan of how they would transform their clients.  It worked great...
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Your Temple Is Your Body

Concussions are a covert injury. Reason being is because no one can see inside your head. If you break your arm or you tear your knee you are visibly injured. You can see your progress and so can everyone else. We tend to need to see things as humans in order to empathize with them....
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Ora Loeub Helping To Fix Your Office Sitting Posture

CoreXcellence Osteopath, Ora Loeub wants to help reduce your chances of injury by demonstrating the proper ergonomics of sitting at a desk.         Ora Loeub B.Sc., CAT(c), DO Certified Athletic Therapist, Osteopath       Subscribe to our mailing list * indicates required Email Address * First Name Last Name
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Concussion…. The Silent Injury

A concussion, also known as a mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) is becoming more and more common in sports and everyday life. A concussion may be caused either by a direct blow to the head, face, neck or elsewhere on the body with an ‘impulsive’ force transmitted to the head. You don’t need to lose consciousness...
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Let Kids Be Kids – My Experience

Training kids (under 16yrs) will NOT stunt their growth if done correctly. Many people are shocked to see an 8-year-old walk into the facility and start his warm up routine. Why would an 8 year old come to Corexcellence? Either to become a better player or just improve general athleticism. Before I continue here is a study done in...
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5 Deal-Breakers For Hockey Scouts

After spending the weekend in Boston coaching players who aspire to play hockey at the college hockey level and speaking with the scouts who were narrowing down their shortlists of players who they are interested in, I realized how much the little details of the game make a big difference. If you want to play at the next level,...
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What It Takes To Be A Better Coach.

While reading last week’s article, What I’ve learned in the last 3 months, I am thankful to have been able to work in facilities that are filled great coaches. All of the coaches I have looked up to and gone to for advice have preached the importance of continuing education. One major thing I have learned in the...
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