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Hockey Coaching Bible, The

Hockey Coaching Bible, The

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    Featuring the insights, strategies, and experiences of the sport’s top coaches, The Hockey Coaching Bible sets a new standard for those who teach the game, develop the players, and dominate the ice. Whether head coach or assistant, at the youth level or professional, you will find a wealth of information to improve performance and strengthen your program.

    You’ll go inside the game with 16 of hockey’s most respected teachers:
    • Joe Bertagna
    • Bill Cleary
    • Tom Anastos
    • Guy Gadowsky
    • Mike Schafer
    • Marty Palma
    • Hal Tearse
    • Mike Cavanaugh
    • Jack Parker
    • Rick Comley
    • Mark Dennehy
    • Ben Smith
    • E.J. McGuire
    • George Gwozdecky
    • Nate Leaman
    • Mike Eaves
    Every facet of coaching is covered. The book features the most effective drills for developing players at each position and in-game strategies for various game situations, including offensive, defensive, and neutral-zone play and power plays and penalty kills.

    In addition to on-ice Xs and Os, you’ll find sage advice for building a program from the ground up, furthering your professional development as a coach, and gaining community and parental support for projecting a positive image and earning the respect of your players and supporters.

    Never has there been a more comprehensive coaching resource on the game. With The Hockey Coaching Bible, you’ll build your program into a powerhouse.

    Table of Contents


    Chapter 1 Keeping a Balance
    Bill Cleary
    Chapter 2 Coaching With Integrity
    Tom Anastos
    Chapter 3 Communicating a Team Mission
    Guy Gadowsky
    Chapter 4 Acting as a Professional
    Mike Schafer
    Chapter 5 Gaining Community and Parent Support
    Marty Palma
    Chapter 6 Building a High School Program
    Hal Tearse
    Chapter 7 Planning and Conducting Productive Practices
    Mike Cavanaugh
    Chapter 8 Skills for Defensemen
    Jack Parker
    Chapter 9 Skills for Forwards
    Rick Comley
    Chapter 10 Skills for Goaltenders
    Joe Bertagna
    Chapter 11 Defensive Zone Play
    Mark Dennehy
    Chapter 12 Neutral Zone Play
    Ben Smith
    Chapter 13 Offensive Zone Attack
    E.J. McGuire
    Chapter 14 Special Teams and Situations
    George Gwozdecky and Michael Zucker
    Chapter 15 Scouting Opponents
    Nate Leaman
    Chapter 16 International Play
    Mike Eaves

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