9781554076383

Play Better Hockey

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  • ISBN13:

    9781554076383

  • ISBN10:

    1554076382

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/2/2010
  • Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd
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Summary

Ron Davidson's 50 fundamental hockey skills and tactics will empower players to excel individually at this team game.At last! A book that focuses on the development of individual hockey skills and promotes a mastery of body positioning, skating and stick work. Learning these skills gives players a strong fundamental understanding of how to move effectively on the ice in any gameplay situation.The skills are organized in four sections: Fundamentals, Skating Techniques, Stick Work, and Dekeing and Deception. As the reader progresses through a chapter, the level of difficulty of each skill increases, ultimately covering every fundamental move and technique needed for an outstanding and total comprehension of the play. Davidson's progressive-learning approach teaches beginners the proper techniques, hones the skills of intermediate-level players and challenges elite players with the additional skills they need.Among the 50 critical skills presented in this eye-opening collection are: Forward stride Backward crossunder Drive and delay Heel-to-heel turns Tight turns Extending your reach Receiving off-target shooting The Forsberg deke The Datsyuk deke

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