Canada downed Germany 16-2 to open this year's World Juniors in Edmonton, Alta.(Getty Images).

The German team had absolutely no chance of winning any glory except for perhaps, skating away with their pride intact. Instead, the Canadians destroyed the Germans 16-2 on the opening day of this tournament, which is truly an unnecessary score.

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By Al Taylor (a.k.a. Mr. Rhonda), Senior Staff Columnist Understanding how the legs work clarifies the principles of the study of human motion by knowing why these principles are so important. All living creatures have a brain and a central nervous system to control their body functions. Nothing happens within their body without the brain…

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Red Barons Rhonda

Did you know that #OFFSIDE author and founder #RhondaTaylor played for the #RedBarons, described in the documentary linked below as, “other than a few school teams, the first women’s hockey team in #Kingston,” a small #Ontario city that is not just a hockey hotbed that argues to be the birthplace of the game, but is…

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OFFSIDE: The Podcast - Builders Series 3

#OFFSIDE: The Podcast hosts Rhonda Taylor, Dave Briglio and Kristen Lipscombe are overjoyed to welcome back hockey big-name builders former Canadian Amateur Hockey Association (CAHA) and Hockey Canada president Murray Costello and former CAHA director of operations Pat Reid for the third and final series of our focus on HockeyCanada’s #FemaleCouncil as part of this very special #BuildersSeries.

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Dr. Jen Welter

We’ve got another incredible guest on #OFFSIDE: The Podcast this week! Hosts Rhonda Leeman Taylor and Kris Lipscombe were absolutely thrilled to have the chance to recently chat with Dr. Jen Welter, who is the first female to coach in the NFL for the Arizona Cardinals. “Following her record-breaking accomplishment with the Cardinals, Welter became…

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Players at a typical hockey game.

This blog will be the first in a series on the science of skating. This approach eliminates opinion and replaces it with fact. The results are jaw dropping. You will learn how to teach a beginner to skate, walk or shuffle across the ice in minutes. If they fall, standing up on their own power is a snap. You will learn to read ice marks, which will show the skater what was right on or right off and why; interpret sensations felt by a skater; how to interpolate your visual observations; and provide a new novel approach to teaching skill development.

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The OFFSIDE Podcast: Anika Jess of She's 4 Sports.

Team #OFFSIDE is thrilled to welcome Ainka Jess, CEO and Founder of She’s4Sports, to our podcast.#Shes4Sports was most recently featured in The The New York Times after hosting a panel discussion on #diversity and #leadership in #womenssports, featuring NHL VP Kim Davis, #BlackGirlHockeyClub founder Renee Hess, WNBA play-by-play announcer Meghan McPeak and sports activist/writer Shireen…

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The #OFFSIDE team is thrilled to bring the second installment of our podcast #BuilderSeries, featuring some major players in the growth of the #femalegame in Canada and beyond. That includes #MurrayCostello, former NHL player and president of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association (CAHA), now Hockey Canada, and one the most well-known #womenshockey advocates in the…

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