Monday, October 17, 2011

Compiled session of latest news from FloorballPro


FLOORBALL IN THE TORONTO STAR
Front page report on the growing floorball movement in Canada
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On Saturday, the Toronto Star's Dave Feschuk confirmed what so many leading hockey experts already know: playing floorball as off-ice training gives hockey players a creative edge. If you missed the front page article, click the image below:
Floorball was also featured on Canadian National TV as part of CBC's Sports Day in Canada broadcast. Watch the video about floorballa modern take on a Canadian classic that focuses on stickhandling and safety, by clicking the logo below:
Still not convinced? One of the NHL's top players, Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning, played floorball this summer along with a few of his pro hockey buddies. NHL.com was not far behind as they mic'd up "Stammer" in action and witnessed this awesome "Zorro" goal. NHL.com was also at the 2011 Canada Cup Floorball Championship to shoot a feature onFloorball taking off in North America.
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Now is the time to start playing floorball.
  • Hockey parents: get your son or daughter a stick so they can stick handle in the basement, the driveway or the rink before games
  • Hockey coaches: run cost effective off-ice training sessions for your team
  • Teachers: establish a floorball intramural or rep team at your school
Contact us to learn how you can get started. We can set-up a workshop presentation or you can get geared up by shopping online or at your local Salming retailer now.
If you are already part of the floorball movement, help us spread the word by sharing this email using the Forward link below or share the articles on Twitter or Facebook. (Remember to link back to us @floorballpro!)
All the best,
Juha Mikkola
The FloorballPro Team
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Caution

Research suggest that eye-injuries are more common in Floorball as compared to Tennis, but less common as compared to Squash (similar to Racquetball).
To minimize this risk of injury Floorballcentral recommend: Use certified protective eye-wear (mandated in many European areas for the youth). Do not lay down on the court. Follow the rules strict on stick height.

Also if you get addicted to this sport - do not blame us!