Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Chalk Talk

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

net-front play hockey drill

The Net-Front Play Hockey Drill

The Net-Front Play hockey drill works on net-front play in a competitive situation Overview This drill from our friends at Hockey Coach Vision is a...
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The Get Open 2-on-1 Hockey Drill

The Get Open 2-on-1 hockey drill focuses on neutral zone play for both defenders and attackers Overview The Get Open 2-on-1 hockey drill is designed to...
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The Two-Shot Hockey Drill

This week we look at the Two-Shot hockey drill, courtesy of our friends at Hockey Coach Vision Overview The Two-Shot hockey drill is a great passing and...
hockey mistakes

14 Hockey Mistakes—and What to Do About Them

Looking to be more effective on the ice? Avoid these hockey mistakes and come out on top. By Rick Traugott This post should be titled “Things that...
find it-hide it hockey drill

The Find It-Hide It Hockey Drill

Hockey Coach Vision is back with another drill! This week we look at the Find It-Hide It hockey drill. Overview The Find It-Hide It hockey drill works on...
Losing the Hockey Game

Losing the Hockey Game: Dealing With a Loss

The thrill of victory also means the agony of defeat for the loser. How to cope with the loss. By Warren Nye Everyone talks about winning....
success in the playoffs

Success in the Playoffs: Is Your Team Ready?

Is your team ready for the postseason? Here are 4 tips to help ensure success in the playoffs. By Travis Armideo Now that spring is here,...
team captain

The Team Captain: A Recipe for Success

A team captain must keep up with the physical game while staying on top of it mentally and emotionally By Tim Turk Hockey is a physically...
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The Power of a Good Hockey Coach

Never underestimate the value of a good hockey coach! By Allyson Tufts How do you measure the value of a good hockey coach? How can anyone...
cover your point

Cover the Point: D-Zone Tips for Wingers

The correct way to cover the point, and proper defensive-zone coverage     By Warren Tabachnick   When it comes to the concept of cover the point, there are...