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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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 ...

How to Purchase and Maintain Your Hockey Goalie Skates

It's certainly no secret that hockey goalies require a lot of special gear (more than their teammates), but the most pivotal item is the hockey skat...

How to Customize Your Goalie Equipment

Recently, a charging forward's skate ended up cutting an artery in the opposing goalie's leg. The goalie was taken directly from the ice to the hosp...

Hockey-Baseball: A Unique, Effective Hockey Conditioning Game

Let's talk hockey-baseball. Yes, you read that right. This game uses the setup for baseball to help hockey players enhance their skills. Coaches can...

Find the Hockey Goalie Helmet and Mask That Are Right for You

One of the most important pieces of hockey equipment is the mask. It's obviously crucial for goalies, but the mask is vital to ensure any hockey pla...

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