P.J. Gammarano

P.J. Gammarano

P. J. Gammarano is a teacher and author. He has taught courses in health education and health professions at all levels—K-12, undergraduate and graduate level. He is an active ice hockey goaltender. After receiving his law degree from Seton Hall University in 1990, Gammarano went on to author several books, both fiction and non-fiction, on a wide range of topics.

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Ice Hockey Essentials: Puckhandling 101

You may recognize this request situation: The puck comes to you on the ice during a scrimmage shift in Open Hockey or a team game. What do you then do...

Practice Drill Ice Hockey Practice Drills For Optimal Training & Development

Drafted here for the newly-interested Coach who may have inherited a hockey team of interested players, this list is bound to increment the skillset o...

16 Injury Prevention Tips For Goaltenders

16 tips for better goaltending and off-ice advice on injury prevention for every position on the ice.#1 For all positions: Don't go on the ice before ...

The Importance of a Hockey Goaltender and Teamwork

I attended a medical seminar, and a question their inspired this article. "What is the importance of teamwork in the Emergency Room situation?" (It is...

An A-to-Z Guide for Hockey Goalies

Goaltender's Job "A-to-Z" Hockey season for now is over for the professionals--but for the remainder of the amateur hockey world, it is year-round these...

How Your Underwear Can Save You From A Hockey Injury

When is your underwear your best defense against injury? In hockey, what you wear under your uniform can make all the difference between getting h...

Develop Hockey Skills With Half-Rink Drills

Whether in position or not, a good hockey athlete never wastes an opportunity to make a play during a game. Mastering the skills needed for hockey t...

3 Ways to Improve Your Goalie Training, On and Off the Ice

The discipline required for goalie training rivals that for any position in sports. Standout goaltenders need superb physical prowess and the ability ...

5 Mistakes Hockey Players Make That Lead to Injury

There is nothing worse for an athlete than being sidelined with an injury. The reasons are numerous, but sometimes, depending on the cause, partic...

On- and Off-the-Ice Goaltending Drills to Build Discipine

The discipline required for goalie training rivals that of any athletic position in any sport. To be a top performer on the ice, you'll need superb ...

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