Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Chalk Talk

Articles for coaches and about them, including tips & drills for all hockey players

puck handling skills

Puck Handling Skills for Rec Hockey Players

Having strong puck handling skills is essential to the game of hockey
improve your hockey skills

5 Ways to Improve Your Hockey Skills

Maintain an edge over your opponents with a little home-study
Bad Hockey Habits, hockey tournaments

Bad Hockey Habits: 8 Game-Changing Traits

Bad hockey habits can change the course of a game. Here's how
Shot Blocking

Shot Blocking for the Rest of Us

Shot blocking can be the difference between winning and losing.
The Box penalty kill

Penalty Kill Tactics for the Rec Hockey Player

Effective PK strategies for all levels of play
hockey practice

Hockey Practice: Making the Most Of It

It’s hard enough making the games. But practice makes perfect!
Box and One Power Play System

The Box-and-One Power Play System

A great way to generate scoring chances from in front of the net
Umbrella Power Play Drill-Crash

Umbrella Power Play System

This power-play drill is a slightly more advanced power-play system that is commonly used in higher levels of hockey.
Overload Power Play Drill

Overload Power Play System

This drill covers one of the simplest & most commonly used power play systems in hockey.
Face-Off Drill

Face-Off Drill: The Sequence

This drill is a great way to nail down face-offs

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letter from a hockey player to his parents

Letter From a Hockey Player to His Parents

This article was written by John O’Sullivan and originally published on his blog at www.ChangingTheGameProject.com   Letter From a Hockey Player to His Parents   Dear Mom &...
cost of youth hockey

The Cost of Youth Hockey: Is It Worth It?

A hockey dad tells why the cost of youth hockey means nothing to him   By Brett Johnson   One of my friends recently asked me about the...
Play Off Wing

Left or Right: Should You Play the Off Wing?

Play the off wing for a change of pace
Umbrella Power Play Drill-Crash

Umbrella Power Play System

This power-play drill is a slightly more advanced power-play system that is commonly used in higher levels of hockey.
overestimating your child’s abilities

Are You Overestimating Your Child’s Abilities?

Avoid the trap of overestimating your child’s abilities     By Warren Tabachnick   Like most parents (especially of the hockey variety), you probably think your child is the...