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

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Essential Power Play Strategies

Power plays have a significant impact on most hockey games. Increase your team’s scoring chances with these essential power play strategies. Your opponent has just...
playing shorthanded

Playing Shorthanded: Using it to Your Advantage

Playing Shorthanded: How to Use the Penalty Kill to Your Advantage With the possible exception of soccer, there is no major spectator sport that referees...
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Back Check Transition/Support Drill

This week we focus on the Back Check Transition/ Support read drill, courtesy of Hockey Coach Vision Overview The Back Check Transition/Support Drill is an excellent one-puck exercise...
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The Penalty Kill Defender Crossfire Drill

This week we focus on the Penalty Kill Defender Crossfire drill, courtesy of Hockey Coach Vision Overview The Penalty Kill Defender Crossfire drill is a...
good coaching

Good Coaching: How Does Yours Rank?

It was clear that only my team’s best players would get legitimate ice time, but everyone pays to play. No one wants to observe the game from the bench.
girls hockey

It’s Girls Hockey, But Coach Us Like Men!

Girls hockey teaches some valuable life lessons
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Crossfire Power Play Drill

Hockey Coach Vision is back with another hockey drill! This week the focus is on the Crossfire Power Play drill. Overview The Crossfire Power Play drill is...
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Happy Hockey Parents: A Coach’s Primer

Nothing sucks the fun out of the game more than overbearing parents. The key to happy hockey parents. By Tim Turk The pandemic over the past...
tic tac toe passing drill

The Tic-Tac-Toe Passing Drill

This week’s Covid Crusher is the Bruins Tic-Tac-Toe Passing drill, designed by Adam Powell During these challenging times, the people at Hockey Coach Vision have...
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The Mohawk Figure 8 Hockey Drill

This week’s Covid Crusher is the Mohawk Figure 8 drill, designed by Jeremy Weiss During these challenging times, the people at Hockey Coach Vision have...