hockey skills Tag

29 Sep The Science of a Bag Skate

Running the Perfect Bag SkateSince the early 50’s the “bag skate” has been a long standing tradition to punishing players for a lack of effort and poor performance. In modern times, this previously accepted form of redemption has changed it’s image. There is nothing wrong...

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14 Jan Hockey Coach Depot

Hockey Coach Depot: The Parable of The Hockey ParentBy: Jim VitaleA store that sells "Quality Hockey Coaches" just opened up in the local area where parents of budding superstars can go to select the perfect coach for their up-and-coming franchise player from a great assortment...

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07 Feb Coaching Hockey

Coaching hockey isn't easy!Getting a minor hockey team to buy into a "Passing Team Concept" based on puck movement can be nearly impossible!  It's especially hard when a team  is in the upper tier and made up of the better players in the league. Every parent...

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16 Jan Shooting Effectively

Shooting: Why One-Legged Shots Never WorkOne of the worst habits I see in hockey, are players blistering down the boards, getting ready to shoot and doing the old "Dog Peeing on a Hydrant" pose. Shooting with one leg up in the air, leaning away from...

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