http://hockeyshare-animation.s3.amazonaws.com/video-10382-1468184853.mp4 Description: To start this drill, the defensive player starts on their knees with their back to the forwards. On the whistle, the coach passes the puck to either forward and they then take on the defense 2 on 1. Notes: Defensive player starts on knees with back to the forwards. For more […]
I ran into a parent I hadn’t seen since the season ended the other day. He’s one of the good ones, there’s no question. His son received a junior A commitment last November and is a strong NCAA scholarship candidate. And his kid nearly quit hockey three years ago. Awhile back I was researching video […]
Wow! What an amazing weekend we just had hosting our inaugural TeamSnap Hockey Coaches Conference in Toronto. The venue, Mattamy Athletic Centre (formally Maple Leaf Gardens) was such a cool setting for the event. They’ve done an unbelievable job of retaining the history of the original Gardens and you could feel the ghosts of hockey’s […]
“Ninety-percent of hockey is mental, and the other half is physical” –Wayne Gretzky The “Zone” – A conscious state of doing characterized by the experience of flow, in the moment. Playing in the “zone” is when a hockey player can achieves their most success. Often, we talk about mindfulness as being the state that players […]
Few NHL teams in recent memory will put the copycat coaching theory to the test like the 2015-16 Pittsburgh Penguins. Mike Sullivan’s group won the Stanley Cup with a north-south approach that used speed and stretch passes and generated oodles of shot attempts, catering to “analytics hockey,” and it thus may have broken a barrier. […]
http://hockeyshare-animation.s3.amazonaws.com/video-10380-1468183142.mp4 Description: F passes to D D steps around cone while F swings to boards D passes to F and drives wide and shoots D skates to blue line, picks up puck, walks blue line and shoots while F screens For more Drills visit Hockey Share at HockeyShare.com
Vancouver Canucks Head Coach Willie Desjardins was on NHL Radio with Steve Kouleas to talk the Canucks and the 2016 Hockey Coaches Conference. Look for Willie and our All star group of presenters at the 2016 TeamSnap Hockey Coaches Conference July 15-16 at the Mattamy Centre and July 22-23 at Fortius Sport and […]
Edmonton Oilers Assistant Coach Jay Woodcroft was on NHL network radio with Steve Kouleas to talk Oilers and the 2016 Hockey Coaches Conference. Catch Coach Woodcroft and our great lineup of speakers at the 2016 TeamSnap Hockey Coaches Conference July 15-16 at the Mattamy Centre and July 22-23 at Fortius Sport and Health.