Monday, December 5, 2022

Chalk Talk

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

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Postseason Success: The Key to Winning it All

Must-win situations can result in below-average performances

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,...
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Decoding the Coach versus Parents Problem

The coach versus parents problem has almost always plagued youth sports. Here's how to solve it.   By Rick Traugott   Finally, one successful high school coach had...
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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...
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Stickhandling Secrets for Female Hockey Players

Three ways to take your stickhandling to the next level   By Kim McCullough   In some of my recent newsletters, I’ve talked about how female hockey players...
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Pressure the Puck Carrier: Find Your Man & Force the Play

Whenever you don’t have the puck, the first thing to do is pressure the puck carrier as hard as you can   By Rick Traugott   Generally, I...
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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...
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Elements of Hockey Puck Protection

Learn these 5 elements of puck protection
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7 Tips for a Successful Power Play

How to put your team on the scoreboard!
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Are You a Get or Give Hockey Player?

Knowing the difference between a get or give hockey player is important. It could directly impact how far you go in the game. By John...