Thursday, October 21, 2021

Chalk Talk

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

hockey practice

Hockey Practice: Making the Most Of It

It’s hard enough making the games. But practice makes perfect!
Box and One Power Play System

The Box-and-One Power Play System

A great way to generate scoring chances from in front of the net
Umbrella Power Play Drill-Crash

Umbrella Power Play System

This power-play drill is a slightly more advanced power-play system that is commonly used in higher levels of hockey.
Overload Power Play Drill

Overload Power Play System

This drill covers one of the simplest & most commonly used power play systems in hockey.
Face-Off Drill

Face-Off Drill: The Sequence

This drill is a great way to nail down face-offs
The Snake Hockey Shooting Drill

“The Snake” Hockey Shooting Drill

A simple drill that teaches some profound concepts
Short Bench Hockey

Short Bench Hockey Strategies

As much as we love to play hockey, life can get in the way. You’re sick, or maybe your wife has other plans for you.
Quick Rec Hockey Drills

7 Quick Rec Hockey Drills

Most recreational hockey players don’t have much time to work on technique. Here are 7 drills.
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.