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Applying Lessons Learned At The Rink To Parenting with John Boruk



In this episode, we delve into legendary sportscaster John Boruk's remarkable journey in the world of hockey and how he seamlessly translates his professional sports experiences into valuable parenting insights.


From pre-game analyses to post-game reflections, John provides a unique and insightful perspective. He shares his conversations with hockey parents, underscoring the importance of fostering players' ambition and personal growth. Drawing from his interactions with Canadian players, he reveals how they harness the challenges of harsh winters to their advantage. Our conversation encompasses topics ranging from kindling passion in young athletes to finding the right equilibrium between practice and gameplay, all while recognizing the significance of well-timed breaks.

However, our discussion doesn't solely focus on the younger generation. We explore the evolving mindset of sports parents, addressing contemporary challenges like digital distractions and the controversial trend of selecting very young children for elite teams. Moreover, we examine the subtle yet pivotal elements that contribute to success in sports, including the role of nutrition and the essence of leadership. --

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