Video: Troy Smith – Developing Defensemen

It always comes back to the fundamentals. No matter how complex the system is or how well it’s taught, execution will come down to the fundamentals. So often in today’s game, and we’re talking right down to atom-aged players, coaches put a huge emphasis instilling systems within their group that will allow them to win […]

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Xmas Coach Promotion

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Do You Have a D-Zone Dilemma?

It amazes me how much trickles down to minor hockey from the NHL from a coaching perspective. We watch so carefully how the “Ken Hitchcock’s” of the world piece together their system play and how they play against different opponents that we often think, as coaches outside the NHL, that we should be adopting those […]

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Maximize save execution and post save recovery

  Pasco Valana of Elite Goalies helps you make small adjustments to make big changes in your game. In this clip Coach Valana shows you how to have a proper set up for your pads to help you in your butterfly stance.     For more from Pasco and Elite Goalies checkout

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FROM BEHIND THE BENCH: The Italian Job by Mark Holick

Mark Holick was very familiar with North American ice after leading the WHL’s Prince George Cougars and the Kootenay Ice, as well as the AHL’s Syracuse Crunch. Not to mention coaching stints with the South Surrey Eagles (leading to a Royal Bank Cup victory), as well as multiple turns with the BCHL and AJHL. These […]

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Keen Hockey – No goalie? No problem’s…

So coaches, how many times have you turned up to practice and found out the goalies are sick or not able to attend? I can guarantee it’s happened to all of us at least a few times. Here are some game ideas you can utilize! Any questions, or insight please don’t hesitate to get in […]

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Video: Steve Spott & Bob Boughner – The Importance of Face-offs

To this day, we’re still amazed at the amount of detail professional coaches pay to every aspect of their team’s play. If it has even the smallest of potential to influence the outcome of the game, they’re on it and trying to sway its influence in their favour. With the amount of information available to […]

Guide to Stench Control

You can literally smell the effort put forth by a hockey player once a game is finished. It is important that hockey players don’t take that smell lightly. Part of taking care of yourself is taking proper care of your equipment. Pro Stock Hockey created a way to help put smell in the penalty box. […]

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