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Junior Hockey Podcast

Posted by Eric Hofmann on Thursday, April 13, 2017, In : Hockey 
New to the scene is our friends over at the Junior Hockey Podcast. Check them out with the latest news and discussions on Junior Hockey. They just created a website at, https://www.tjhpod.com/ Anything and everything to do with Junior hockey and hockey in general is their mantra! Give them a look when you have a moment and enjoy! 
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When dealing with Junior Scout/Coach: The biggest thing you need to know

Posted by TJ on Monday, June 6, 2016, In : Hockey 
The biggest lesson you need to know when dealing with a Junior Scout/Coach during recruiting season:

Congrats kid! You just finished a showcase playing in front of 50+ junior programs from all across North America.  You’ve talked with a bunch of scouts/coaches and exchanged your contact information about possibly playing for their program.  Hell, you might have even received a contract or a tender from said scout/coach.  Of course you told them that you are appreciative of their interest in ...

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Summer 2016

Posted by Eric Hofmann on Thursday, March 31, 2016, In : Hockey 
Performance Training is excited to announce it's Summer 2016 programs. Below will be a link to each 2016 program offered by Performance Training. 

This year we are excited to have partnered with the, Rochester Ice Hawks of the NA3HL. In offering the, Jr. Hawks Spring/Summer 'AAA' program. Available to to 1999, 2000, and 2001 birth-year's. We are looking forward to an excellent program this Spring & Summer.

We will be offering a DCYH Squirt camp. 3 weeks in June. 3 weeks in July. Meeting on Mond...
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2016 PT Junior Elite Hockey Camp

Posted by Eric Hofmann on Monday, January 25, 2016, In : Hockey 
It's that time of the year! We are now accepting applications for the 2016 Performance Training Junior Elite Hockey Camp. In 2015 we hosted 20 players from all over the United States including one Russian for a 10-week training experience. With On and Off ice training focusing on individual skill-set development in Kasson, MN just west of Rochester, MN. Not only was it a success, we also were able to place all 20 athletes with a competitive team for the 2015-16 season. We are excited to bring...
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The Rise or Demise of Tier 3 Junior Hockey

Posted by Staff Writer on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, In : Hockey 

The Rise or Demise of Tier 3 Junior Hockey

 As most of you know in the last few months there have been some drastic changes in USA hockey for tier 3 junior hockey. The biggest involving the MnJHL, NA3HL, and the USPHL.

 After the conclusion of the 2014-2015 season the MnJHL has officially been terminated. This has seem to transpire for many reasons. The following teams left the MnJHL to join the new division in the USPHL elite the  Dell Ducks, Minnesota Owls, St Louis Frontenacs, Ironwood ...


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Junior Hockey; What the Tier?

Posted by Staff Writer on Monday, March 16, 2015, In : Hockey 

So you play Junior Hockey under the USA Hockey umbrella, which means you fall into one of three tiers that USA Hockey has coined as their level of play, for the Junior hockey level. To be fair and before I delve into the tier's of USA Hockey's Junior hockey system. I will briefly explain what each, "Tier" is and give a brief description on it's level of play & function. 

Before I do that, it should be noted. I am taking the time to write this piece because, well, for lack of a better word, I, ...
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Registration for Summer Training now open

Posted by Eric Hofmann on Tuesday, February 24, 2015, In : Health and Fitness blog 
Registration for the 2015 Summer Hockey training camps is now available.

This year Performance Training is offering 4 separate on & off ice hockey specific training camps. Ranging from the Squirt Level thru the Junior hockey level. All hockey camps & hockey training will be held in Kasson, MN at the Dodge County Ice Arena. Below is a brief description of the 4 camps being offered along with a link to their respective webpage. As always, should you have any questions please feel free to contac...
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Junior Hockey

Posted by Eric Hofmann on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, In : Health and Fitness blog 
The world of Hockey is already a relatively small world. Where it seems no matter where you are or who you are. Everyone knows everyone. Which has its perks. What I find most fascinating is most people players and parents do not fully understand what  Junior hockey is or how it works. Which at the of the day is sad. Because Junior hockey is the beacon of college/professional hockey player development. Essentially just about every hockey players aspiring to play at the next level must play Jun...
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