Guest wrote:Education is not second rate, it may actually be better since their teachers are not protected by a union. Also, school is integrated with hockey versus your kid trying to manage school and practice
Sure I bet the schools told you so..... That balance makes a kid better at managing life.
ya all that travelling around in the car is a great "life manager" tool. Less time for other interests, give up your life for hockey-kid. Excellent lesson in balance. Academies are the next level of development, not only for the hockey player but overall person. It gives them more options, that is a good thing.
Access to better, full time, paid coaching, with trainers, gyms etc at your finger tips.
Ah you would rather have him spending hours in a car.