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

7 Keys to Coaching the Female Hockey Player

Is coaching women that much different than coaching men? 7 ways to get the most from your female hockey player.   By Rick Traugott   Not long ago,...
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...
how to take a slapshot

How to Take a Slapshot: Tips & Tricks

Tips and tricks for ripping a cannon-like slapshot Doesn’t every hockey player wish they knew how to take a slapshot like Zdeno Chara or Shea Weber? If you’re looking...
defending the power play

Defending the Power Play

5 successful strategies for killing penalties By David Franco Defending the power play is a crucial aspect of ice hockey. In this article, we will discuss...
puck handling skills

Puck Handling Skills for Rec Hockey Players

Having strong puck handling skills is essential to the game of hockey
The Snake Hockey Shooting Drill

“The Snake” Hockey Shooting Drill

A simple drill that teaches some profound concepts
the finn 2 on 1 hockey drill

The Finn 2 on 1 Hockey Drill

This week we take a look at the The Finn 2 on 1 hockey drill, courtesy of Hockey Coach Vision Overview The Finn 2 on 1 hockey...
Play your position

Play Your Position & Improve Your Scoring Chances

Being where you should be can make all the difference in playing your best hockey
Shooting in Stride

Shooting in Stride: A How-To Guide

An effective way to score more goals

How to Win Those Face-Offs!

Be sure to have a plan for whether you win or lose a face-off