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Mike Valley: 10 lessons from career of former Stars goalie coach part 9

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Part 9: Time and Tide Wait for No Man, a lesson from the Navy SEALs

When we started this 10-part series with former Dallas Stars goaltending coach Mike Valley, we teased it as lessons from a fascinating and diverse career path on the ice as a player and coach, and off it in a variety of capacities as a self-described serial entrepreneur. It’s lived up that billing, with recent lessons from soccer star Zlatan Ibrahimovic and a NASCAR pit crew, and that trend continues this week with insights from Clint Bruce, a former NFL player and Navy Seal.

Through Bruce and his experiences, Valley relays important lessons on time and reduction, which is the practice of being able to focus on what matters most in the moment and let go of all the extras, that should resonate for goalies, goalie coaches and, yes, goalie parents too:

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