Coaching Beginner Hockey Skills and Drills In A Day For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 7, 2012 - Sports & Recreation - 73 pages
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Learn the skills and drills you need as a first-time hockey coach—in a day!

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.

 

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Table of Contents
Backward Skating
Teaching Beginners How to Use the Stick and Puck
Teaching Passing and Receiving
Teaching Beginner Offensive Defensive
Knowing How to Stand Like a Goalie
Making saves
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About the author (2012)

Don MacAdam is the co-author of three previous hockey conditioning books: The Hockey Conditioning Handbook, How to Make the Best Use of Your Ice Time, and Hockey Fitness: Year-Round Conditioning On and Off the Ice. With a special focus on conditioning for the sport, he lectures at hockey clinics throughout Canada and the United States. He Currently lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Gail Reynolds is a member of the committee that developed Canada's Coaching Certification Program, Reynolds has also spoken at several Canadian Amateur Hockey Association Level 4 and 5 clinics and lectured at the York symposium for Elite Coaches. Her articles have appeared in Coaching Review and the Journal of Applied Physiology. She lives in Ingersoll, Ontario.

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