With over 40 years of coaching experience, author Dave Chambers presents 500 drills that have been put to the test and used for developing players at all levels of competition in North America and internationally. Drills improve players’ shooting, passing, goaltending, and skating skills and in-game strategy and decision making for power plays, penalty kills, face-offs, and breakouts.
Hard Core Hockey is an all-in-one guide to playing high-caliber hockey from a veritable who’s who of the world’s top coaches. Including advanced skating and stick-handling techniques, collegiate-level systems, and effective drills, it features contributions from Ted Donato, head coach of Harvard University; Frank Serratore, head coach at the United States Air Force Academy; and more.
ESSENTIAL HOCKEY TRAINING will super-charge your practices.
I have put together a compilation of the best drills I have used for the past 30+ years. What makes them the best?
Drills are high tempo
Drills are easily explained and demonstrated
Many drills have multipart progressions
Each drill works on multiple skills and tactics
Drills have an “offence first” mindset
Now you can get 30 years of coaching experience in one terrific eBook. Coach Traugott has compiled over 60 blog posts into one 240+ page eBook covering topics from the use of statistics to season planning and everything in between.
Sections include Personal and Professional Development, Season Planning, Team Building, Practice, Skills and Tactics, Systems, Strategy and Mental Skills.
This eBook is a “must have” for hockey coaches of all ages and levels.
For first-time coaches, Coaching Beginner Hockey Drills and Skills In a Day For Dummies presents the basic practice drills that will sharpen player skills and make coaching fun and effective.Includes simple hockey drills that make practice fun Features strategies for dealing with challenging parents, preventing injury, and more Written by a former professional hockey player and coach and a professional exercise physiologist
This e-book also links to an online component at dummies.com that extends the topic into step-by-step tutorials and other "beyond the book" content.