Play Better Hockey

Play Better Hockey Author Ron Davidson
ISBN-10 1554076382
Year 2010-01-01
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Firefly Books Limited
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Presents a guide to developing and improving hockey skills regardless of age or ability, and includes advice and tips on body positioning, stick work, puckhandling, dekeing, and breakaways.

Hard Core Hockey

Hard Core Hockey Author Rand Pecknold
ISBN-10 9780071593977
Year 2009-02-13
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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“Coach Pecknold has created a no-gimmicks system for teaching skills and strategy that gets players to the next level.” --George Gwozdecky, head coach of the University of Denver men’s ice hockey team, and 2005 National Coach of the Year 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.

The Hockey Coaching Bible

The Hockey Coaching Bible Author Bertagna, Joe
ISBN-10 9780736062015
Year 2015-08-25
Pages 216
Language en
Publisher Human Kinetics
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The Hockey Coaching Bible presents drills for developing players at each position and strategies for in-game situations, including offensive, defensive, and neutral zone play and power plays and penalty kills. Other topics include building a program from the ground up and furthering your professional development as a coach.

Hockey Confidence

Hockey Confidence Author Isabelle Hamptonstone MSc.
ISBN-10 9781771642026
Year 2016-09-20
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Greystone Books
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Confidence affects how we deal with stress and how we fulfill our potential to achieve the results we desire. In sports and in life, confidence is the underlying factor determining mental and physical performance, leading to overall success. This book by experienced mental performance specialist Isabelle Hamptonstone contains a collection of powerful techniques and tips to help hockey players overcome lack of confidence. Clear instructions and illustrative case studies show how training the brain to develop and sustain hockey confidence can upgrade results and help players make smarter, quicker decisions under pressure. Hamptonstone shares step-by-step guidelines gleaned from her years of research working with the giants in the game of hockey. Some of the greatest hockey players in the world have used these very same steps to change their game and their lives. Added to this base of personal knowledge, the book references inspiring moments of mental performance by Wayne Gretzky, Doug Lidster, Scott Niedermayer, Shane Doan, Darryl Sydor, Jarome Iginla, and Mark Recchi. This pragmatic and positive book is a game-changing guide and valuable resource for anyone interested in high-performance hockey, as well as a valuable tool for self-development.

Hockey Tough 2nd Edition

Hockey Tough 2nd Edition Author Saul Miller
ISBN-10 1492504092
Year 2016-06-20
Pages
Language en
Publisher
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Use mental-training strategies to become a complete player and embrace a team-first mindset. Self-assessments identify player strengths and weaknesses and personalize the book's content to individual game preparation and play. Includes insights from the game's top players and coaches on winning the mental game.

Hockey Training for Kids

Hockey Training for Kids Author Zdenek Pavlis
ISBN-10 9781841261942
Year 2006-10-01
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Meyer & Meyer Verlag
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Including tested and proven exercises that can help children improve not only their skills but also their strength and stamina, this book provides advice for coaches and trainers on building practical and effective hockey training sessions.

Hockey Drills for Passing Receiving

Hockey Drills for Passing   Receiving Author George Gwozdecky
ISBN-10 0736000046
Year 1999
Pages 198
Language en
Publisher Human Kinetics
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In hockey, the team that has mastered skillful puck movement usually comes out on top. Whether you're attacking the goal or maneuvering out of a compromising situation near the opponent's goal, sharp passing and receiving skills are vital weapons that can consistently carry your team to victory. Hockey Drills for Passing & Receivingprovides all the expert instruction you need to get your team passing and receiving the puck like a well-oiled machine. The book includes 75 drills, many of which can be applied to both in-line and ice hockey. Backed by the sport's premier provider of coach and player instruction, Huron Hockey, Hockey Drills for Passing & Receivingteaches how to develop individual skills and use them within a team concept. In addition to improving puck movement in the offensive zone, the drills also focus on the all-important transition game, where much of the action takes place during a match. Expert instructors George Gwozdecky and Vern Stenlund provide the key teaching points and practice activities to hone players' abilities to move and keep possession of the puck. Drills within each chapter start basic then increase in difficulty to provide a wide range of challenges and learning situations. Each drill is accompanied by special coaching tips to correct common errors and maximize players' performance. Any player has the potential to master passing and receiving the puck. With Hockey Drills for Passing & Receiving, you will boast better puck movement than the rest and dominate on the ice.

Kids Book of Hockey

Kids  Book of Hockey Author John Sias
ISBN-10 0806519215
Year 1997-01
Pages 164
Language en
Publisher Citadel Press
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Uses a question and answer format to explain the basics as well as finer points of this fastest of all team sports.

Sports Illustrated Hockey

Sports Illustrated Hockey Author Jack Falla
ISBN-10 9781568000046
Year 1994
Pages 218
Language en
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
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This is a practical book for players, coaches and those spectators who seek a deeper understanding of a changing game. It is still shaped and controlled by the people who play, coach and watch it.

Hockey Tough 2nd Edition

Hockey Tough 2nd Edition Author Miller, Saul
ISBN-10 9781492532736
Year 2016-07-28
Pages 248
Language en
Publisher Human Kinetics
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Use mental-training strategies to become a complete player and embrace a team-first mindset. Self-assessments identify player strengths and weaknesses and personalize the book’s content to individual game preparation and play. Includes insights from the game’s top players and coaches on winning the mental game.

Take Your Eye Off the Puck

Take Your Eye Off the Puck Author Greg Wyshynski
ISBN-10 9781633192881
Year 2015-11-01
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Triumph Books
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A guide for sports fans on how to watch and appreciate the game of hockeyMore and more fans are watching the NHL each week, but many of them don't know exactly what they should be watching. How does an offense create shooting lanes for its best sniper? When a center breaks through and splits between two defensemen, which defender is to blame? Why does a goalie look like a Hall of Famer one week and a candidate for the minor leagues the next? This guide for sports fans on how to watch and appreciate the game of hockey takes you inside a coach's mind as he builds a roster or constructs a game plan, to the chaos of the goalie's crease, and deep into the perpetual chess match between offense and defense. Discussing topics such as what to look for when a team goes on the power play and why playing center might be the most grueling job in sports, Take Your Eye Off the Puck shows fans how to get the most out of watching their favorite sport.

Weight Training for Hockey

Weight Training for Hockey Author Dr. Denis Boucher
ISBN-10 9781619843493
Year 2014-01-01
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Price World Publishing
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Weight Training for Hockey is the most comprehensive and up-to-date hockey-specific training guide in the world today. Based on hundreds of on-ice tests performed on professional hockey players from North America and Europe, this book contains descriptions and photographs of the most effective weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by hockey players worldwide. Inside, you fill find year-round hockey-specific programs that will improve your performance and get you results. No other hockey book to date has been so well designed, so easy to use, and so committed to weight training. This book will have players increasing speed, strength, power, agility, and stamina while reducing chances of injury. Both beginners and advanced hockey players and weight trainers can follow this book and utilize its programs. From recreational to professional, hockey players all over the world are already benefiting from this book’s techniques, and now you can too!