Hockey is a game of speed, agility, power, and skill. It’s also a game of intimidation, urgency, pressure, and isolation. The best players aren’t just physically gifted; they’re also mentally tough. They step on the ice with poise, tenacity, and focus. With Hockey Tough, so can you.
Hockey Tough builds on the physical skills by strengthening the mental factors that apply directly to the game. You’ll learn how to control your emotions and maintain composure, stay focused in clutch situations, play aggressively—not carelessly—and improve the team’s performance game in and game out.
Throughout, performance consultant Saul Miller presents the training techniques he has taught hockey players and teams for more than 40 years at every level from college to European leagues, from Olympics to NHL. With insights, anecdotes, and advice from elite players, such as Sidney Crosby, Daniel Sedin, Brendan Gallagher, Ryan Getzlaf, and Mark Messler, Hockey Tough is essential to becoming a complete player on and off the ice.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Judes316 - LibraryThing
I received this book as an early reviewer from Librarything.com. Though I am not a professional hockey player, I am involved in professional hockey. This is a great book for a player who is struggling ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kristincedar - LibraryThing
I am not a hockey player, but I appreciated the broad range of tips offered by this book. I am also in the camp that Sidney Crosby should not be on the cover, as the wide ranging appeal of said book ... Read full review
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