Hockey Drill Book: 200 Drills for Player and Team Development (Paperback)

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A classic how-to hockey title now fully redesigned with full-color diagrams.

No hockey player or team can successfully play at any level without practice, and lots of it. The design of this new edition of Hockey Drill Book makes all that sweat and effort worthwhile.

The book features 200 drills in a comprehensive practice regimen that covers every essential skill needed to master the fundamentals of the game, including:

  • Skating
  • Stick handling
  • Passing
  • Shooting
  • Conditioning
  • Goaltending
  • Checking
  • Game situations

Each drill has a defined purpose, and the techniques are described step by step and shown in full-color diagrams. Suggestions for drill tempo, variations of the drill and numbers of participants guide coaches in designing practices that are challenging, effective and appropriate for their players.

Hockey Drill Book is the essential training tool for players and coaches at all levels of the game.

About the Author

Over a career of more than 40 years, Michael A. Smith has been a player, coach and general manager in the National Hockey League, working with the New York Rangers, Winnipeg Jets and Colorado Rockies. He is also an expert on European hockey training methods from Russia and Sweden.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781554075522
ISBN-10: 1554075521
Publisher: Firefly Books
Publication Date: September 1st, 2009
Pages: 240
Language: English