Hockey Plays and Strategies (Paperback)
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Short Description for Hockey Plays and Strategies Presents some of the popular offensive, defensive and special teams systems used in hockey, as well as tactical advice on making in-game adjustments and player match-ups at different levels of play. This title shares more than 160 plays, systems and strategies to control the ice and light up the net.
- Published: 01 February 2010
- Format: Paperback 232 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780736076340 ISBN 10: 0736076344
- Sales rank: 182,632
Full description for Hockey Plays and Strategies
"Hockey Plays and Strategies" presents all of the popular offensive, defensive and special teams systems used in today's game, as well as tactical advice on making in-game adjustments and player match-ups at every level of play. Veteran coaches Ryan Walter and Mike Johnston share more than 160 plays, systems and strategies to control the ice and light up the net. In this one-of-a-kind guide, you'll learn these skills: puck movement within the neutral zone to set up for attack zone entry and scoring chances on the rush; capitalising on all odd-man rush scoring chances and shutting down the opposition's opportunities; executing lock-down defensive play in all zones to eliminate good scoring chances and shots on goal; more than 25 power play systems for both the one-man and two-man advantage to keep the defense off balance and produce more scoring chances; penalty kill strategies that will styfle any attack and routinely clear the zone; controlling the puck and breaking up the opposition's play with aggressive forechecking and backchecking strategies; and, controlling the game with top-notch game management tips on line pairings and changes, key momentum changers and many more in-game adjustments to keep your opponents on their heels throughout the game. Whether an experienced coach or taking the coaching reigns for the first time, "Hockey Plays and Strategies" will guide smart, consistent and winning play.