• NHTC – Helping You Skate Into Summer Safely Without Foregoing FUN!

    June 11, 2020 | staff
    National Training Hockey Centre – or NHTC, as we like to call it, would like to help our immediate and neighbouring communities skate into summer safely without foregoing FUN! We have put a lot of thoughtful consideration into every stage of our re-opening process, and you all have been amazing gracious and willing team-players every… View Article
  • Hockey Life in Canada – Reopening!

    May 8, 2020 | staff
    NHTC couldn’t be more thrilled about reopening our rink, with the approved blessing of Fraser Health! The support via parents and our regular ice rental teams has been amazing, and we appreciate the patience our community has shown while we all managed differently, but in gracious Canadian fashion. So thank you. As we move forward… View Article
  • Positive Ways to Help Young Hockey Players from Home

    April 3, 2020 | staff
    Whether you’re a parent of an athlete or not, keeping a positive mindset and maintaining a healthy body is important for everyone. However, as a hockey training facility in Langley, we want to gear this blog towards young hockey players; helping you uncover simple ways for your future NHL star to create a positive mental… View Article
  • The Importance of Improving Skating Skills and Basic Fundamentals in Hockey

    March 5, 2020 | staff
    The sport of hockey is a fast paced game – both in ones ability to think quickly on their feet, as well as the agility to move quickly in their skates. Which is why learning proper skating techniques and gaining sound fundamentals creates a better base for athletic performance. From Minor Hockey to the Big… View Article
  • Spring is Almost Here …and so is Spring Hockey!

    February 11, 2020 | staff
    For many players, spring hockey is the most exciting time of the season. It involves a higher level of development and play for the driven players who are serious about the game, and fun 3-3 or spring leagues for those who want to keep playing after the minor hockey season, but with a little more emphasis on… View Article
  • How To Enhance Your Child’s Sleep Routine

    January 8, 2020 | staff
    With the first week of 2020 well underway, we seem to be collectively adjusting to new sleep patterns with our post-holiday alarm clocks returning us to early waking hours. And as any parent knows – a sleep deprived household makes for a more stressful environment. Not only does sleep play an important role in a… View Article
  • The Impact of Nutrition for Your Athletic Child in 2020

    December 5, 2019 | staff
    Nutrition plays an important role in your child’s physical growth, as well as their performance on and off the ice. Whether they are a hockey player or an athlete who competes in another sport, ‘The Impact of Nutrition for Your Athletic Child in 2020’ matters, and NHTC is here to help guide parents within this!… View Article
  • Healthy Habits Hockey Can Help You Create for 2020

    November 7, 2019 | staff
    Seeking ways to enhance your life both physically and mentally for 2020? We might be bias, but at NHTC – we feel as though hockey just might be the right fit, and here’s why! Burn Calories, Lose Weight, Have Fun The fast-paced game of hockey burns a ton of calories courtesy of the short bursts… View Article
  • The ‘Spooktacular’ Advantages of Playing Sports

    October 3, 2019 | staff
    Playing sports offers many advantages, both physically and mentally – providing a positive environment for: exercise, belonging, goal setting, discipline, positive body image, self-esteem building – and more. With October upon us, and schedules finally settling into a routine, it is a great time to consider the ‘spooktacular’ advantages of involving yourself or your child… View Article
  • How To Create a Healthy Balance Between Hockey Life and Family Life

    September 12, 2019 | staff
    September offers a fresh start for many families across the Lower Mainland. Between the back-to-school routine and the new fall season ahead, it is a common time in which to press the reset button. With fall hockey just around the corner, we fully understand how this can be an exciting time to reset – especially… View Article