Roller Hockey: Skills and Strategies for Winning on Wheels
The sport of roller (in-line) hockey is exploding. New leagues are being formed and existing leagues are doubling, tripling, and even quadrupling in size leading to a demand by players, coaches, parents, and league directors for educational materials that will help them understand the game, improve their knowledge of the sport, and give them confidence at the various levels of competition. "Roller Hockey: Skills and Strategies for Winning on Wheels" is the most in-depth publication available for both coaches and players. It contains several tools in an easy-to-understand consistent teaching format that will help coaches and players improve their performance. Anyone interested in roller hockey will find a complete guide to the the game in this book--from fundamentals to advanced techniques, from rules to equipment, as well as practical insights based on author Greg Siller's own experiences. "Every roller hockey player, parent, and coach should own this book. It's far ahead of anything else that has been published on the sport. It's in a league of its own." -- Paul Chapey, Team USA World Roller Hockey Coach "The USAC/RS, as the Olympic National Governing Body and sponsor of amateur roller skating competitions for nearly 60 years, recommends this guide to roller hockey enthusiasts of all skill levels. Greg Siller should be commended for the strategically effective yet easy-to-follow style of this instructional guide. Everyone can learn a thing or two by taking a closer look." --George H. Pickard, Executive Director, USAC/RS "The unique benefit of this book is that it can be used by beginner youth teams through those teams competing in the RHI. Concepts are well explained from basicstrategy and practice situations through defensive, transition, and offensive zone play." -- Kelly Dyer, Professional Roller and Ice Hockey Goaltender "This book deals with all of the imporatant aspects of how to win in roller hockey by stressing the ABC's of the most basic fundamentals. This book is a must read for all hockey coaches." -- Ralph Beckstrom, Commissioner, Roller Hockey International About the Author Greg Siller has spent more than 25 years as an ice hockey player in the United States and Canada, and has more than five years of roller hockey experience as a player, coach, official, and instructor. He has written articles for "Roller Hockey, Hockey Player" and "Inline Retailer and Industry News" magazines. He currently teaches roller hockey orientation courses in Southern California through his company, Pro Learning Systems of Ridgecrest, California, and also conducts roller hockey clinics.
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The Exciting World of Roller Hockey
Developing Your Teams Winning Program
Skating and Rink Conditioning
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