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REGISTER NOW! CBHA Announces its First High Performance Camp in Ontario

Vancouver, BC, April 27, 2015– The High Performance team of the Canadian Ball Hockey Association (CBHA) is proud to announce that the Caledon Bulldogs Association of the Ontario Ball Hockey Federation (OBHF) will host the first of its official CBHA High Performance Camps for 2015. Players from Ontario – and indeed, from all of Canada…

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Norm Spitzer Named General Manager of Junior Team Canada

The CBHA and its High Performance Program is pleased to announce Norm Spitzer as their selection as General Manager for Junior Team Canada. CBHA HP Director George Gortsos states, “Norm brings experience and a track record of delivering results for the young high performance players of our nation with his solid work rate and ethics. …

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ISBHF 2016 World Juniors are going into the “LIONS DEN”

The ISBHF Family of Nations and ISBHF Board of Directors has voted to have Ball Hockey UK host the Worlds in beautiful Sheffield, UK, on July 6 to 12, 2016.  The best U20, U18 and U16 players in the World will set their target to be in this South Yorkshire powerhouse of a sporting city with its 1.6…

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The World Junior Championship Game schedule

The following are games and times for the 2014 World Junior Championship in Bratislava.  Keep in mind ALL GAME TIMES ARE LOCAL TIME IN BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA. Category U20: Canada, Czech republic, USA, Slovakia, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Austria, PolandCategory U18: Canada, Czech republic, USA, Slovakia, Switzerland, United Kingdom Category U16: Canada, Czech republic, Slovakia, Switzerland, United…

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JUNIOR TEAM CANADA…. We are LIVE in 3-2-1

World Junior host announces live stream of games for the world to watch As our Junior Team Canada boards planes on their way to Europe today… Canada get ready, we are just days away from the 2014 Junior World Ball Hockey Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia. As this has taken months to prepare starting with the…

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NEW Spring Online Auction to benefit JTC ball hockey program

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With a trip next June (2014) for 66 young canadian athletes to participate at the World Junior Ball Hockey Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia the travel expenses don’t come cheap. The Canadian Ball Hockey Association (CBHA) is hosting an Online Auction from November 20th to December 10th with all proceeds going to the Junior Team Canada…

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ISBHF World Junior Update

Players, Coaches and Parents are getting excited to go to what is rounding out to be the largest collection of National Teams for the 2014 ISBHF World Juniors. Slovak President and ex-NHL star Jozef Stumpel has our Slovak family and tournament organization ready to accept the players convening to Bratislava. And they are very excited…

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British Airways Deals allows family and friends to come support JTC

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Check this out! A deal has been made with British Airways offering deals for our families of Junior Team Canada offering a discount from Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Montreal to Vienna or Prague to come support our Team Canada Players overseas. Here’s how it works : click on the following link that takes you directly…

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Support Junior Team Canada and look like our players!

Wear your country colours with pride and show your support for our Junior Team Canada boys!  Now available for online ordering is our Authentic 2014 JTC Program jerseys in both home and away colours. These are the exact same jerseys our players will be wearing at the Worlds in Bratislava, Slovakia. The jersey’s include the…

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Exciting times for minor ball hockey in 2014!

Its nice to wake up from the winter, let the sunshine come in and think of what this year is bringing us in the way of minor ball hockey across the country. After the past couple of years of ‘off the floor issues in the east’ with non CBHA Associations, the Ontario Ball Hockey Federation…

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Help Support Junior Team Canada

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As many past CBHA members have had the chance to experience high level events either nationally or internationally, you know that the travel costs don’t come cheap. With increased airfares, a larger group from the West and tournament costs our young players across Canada need your support. Whether it is a few dollars you can…

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Meet Your 2014 JTC Ball Hockey Therapists

Sarah Bleichert BMR-PT, CAFCI, CGGTP U20 & CHIEF PHYSIOTHERAPIST (Ontario) CONTACT SARAH | twitter @sarahbleichert | manualconceptspt.com Sarah was recommended for the 2010 JTC program from Manitoba Ball Hockey where she has traveled with the team to the Men’s Nationals since 2007. This will be Sarah’s third tour with the JTC Program and first as our…

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Nutrition

A solid nutrition plan will not make an average athlete elite. However, a poor nutrition plan will make an elite athlete average.” • What can you do to make sure your athletes come to practice/competition hydrated and fuelled? • What should your athletes do immediately after practice/training? • What recommendations do you give your athletes…

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Cardio Training

It is important to know how to take your heart rate (HR) in order to figure out your HR Max. This is so you can train your cardiovascular system appropriately.Taking your HR can be done at the wrist (thumb side with your palm facing up) or your neck with your 2 first fingers. Count the…

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Core Strength

In order to perform with maximal power and strength in your sport, a strong core is needed. Think of including the following exercise set into your core strength training: Do each exercise for 15 sec (work towards 30sec) • plank (on elbows) • plank up-up (onto hands), down-down (back onto elbows) • plank up-up, down-down…

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