We talk about everything Floorball, specifically related to education, awareness and development of the sport. Let us help you start, build, and grow your Floorball program to be as successful as it can be.
The struggle is part of the process. There's always ups and downs, but pushing forward is key. We talk about some of our challenges and coming out of that as we continue to grow the sport of Floorball.
Whatever business or venture you're in you're selling. Selling yourself, program, or product. While there are many right ways to go about this, there are certainly some wrong ways. We discuss a recent interaction we had with a seller and give some insights and tips to think about as you approach this process.
So much has changed in 2020, and I don't think we've seen the end of that change. In this episode we talk about some of our challenges, and some of the challenges faced heading into the back end of the year.
We all do things that we know. It's easy to stay in our lane. However, we need to be doing things that make us uncomfortable. That's where we learn, fail, and grow. What are you doing to get our of your comfort zone?
Teaching the basics is a crucial aspect to anything. Ensuring participants have a solid foundation will help them learn, grow and have fun. We talk about some of the things we do to teach Floorball, especially at the most basic levels.
In this episode we talk about the importance in using your time wisely. Now is as good a time as any to start that new project, business, or venture. We talk about that and give some tips and insight to our processes.
Given the current situation we're all in it's put a lot of our plan on hold. However, at some point we'll begin to push forward. Are you planning for that time? What things can you be doing now to be prepared?
When you talk about Floorball you can't hide from the comparison people make between it and hockey, or variations of hockey. In doing so people miss the point, miss the mark, and ultimately miss the opportunity to learn and experience something new.
We all have lessons to learn. Sometimes we bite off a bit more than we can choose. In the moment we're forced to act or get through the process. When we come out on the other side we've hopefully learned some lessons and have better knowledge to make better decisions going forward.
Everyone brings their own value to any venture. What works for me doesn't always work for someone else. in this episode we talk about the importance of finding your own way or approach. While it's specifically talking in regards to Floorball this can be applied to anything.
Too often we focus on big issues when we're building a program. There's a lot to think about throughout the process. While those things are important you can't forget the little things. In many ways those are the things that make the biggest impacts in the long run.
In this episode we talk about the trials and errors when teaching. Things don't always go as planned and it's important to be prepared accordingly. When things don't go as planned it's good to reflect on why? What can be done going forward?
in this episode we talk about a variety of things, specifically status coaching USA U19 Women's Floorball team. Making tough decisions, learning from failures, and continuing to promote and push the sport of Floorball however we can.
In this episode we discuss travel teams. While they've become the norm for many sports there is a bit of push back starting against them. At Floorball Guru we believe they have their place, but in an emerging sports world starting them now is putting the cart before the horse.
Have you thought about starting a business? There's a lot to consider but it's not as hard as people make it out to be. There are some important steps to take and things to check off in the process. In this episode we talk about some of those things.
In this episode we talk about the emphasis that you're not alone. Everyone make mistakes, struggles, has highs and lows. Not one person or business is immune to it. The key is to recognize that and keep pushing forward, and lean on the support from the Floorball community to help you.
In this episode we talk about marketing strategies. More specifically we explore the phrase "HYPE" Marketing from the Tao of Sports, and the implications it can have on developing a comprehensive marketing strategy.
On this episode we talk about the U19 World Floorball Championships coming up this May in Nova Scotia. I'm fortunate to be going to the event to watch, cheer on the teams, and also teach some programs as part of the event.
While more and more people are learning and engaging in Floorball the retail market is starting to notice. On this episode we talk about conversations we're having with major retailers outside the Floorball world who are looking to step into this new space.
In this episode we talk about the importance return on investment (ROI) plays in Floorball development. Are you working to provide value or simply taking what's out there? I'd argue that you get more when you give. At the same time, as a sport we need to do a better job showing the return on the investment we're asking others to make.
We all come from different backgrounds, and have different goals. When developing a Floorball program what's your focus? Classes, Leagues, or Tournaments? All bring value, but I think there's a specific path to lay out an effective program. It's not a golden bullet, but it does work if you put in the work and give it enough time.
Love Floorball? Looking to grow it in your area? You might be thinking about starting a league. Let's talk through that process and some of the things you might want to make sure you're thinking about as you begin that process.
In this episode we talk about the relationship between Floorball and Hockey, and inquire about what that relationships might be in the future. The major hockey associations know about Floorball, but haven't adopted it yet. Why?
Across the country intramural sports plays a vital role on campuses. Most schools play the traditional sports, and at the same time are looking for new and exciting sports to engage a broader population. Floorball can be a sport that does that.
In this episode we talk about things to think about when putting an event together. Putting an event, program, or tournament together takes a lot of time and planning. You want to make sure you're setting yourself up for success by focusing on the details.