Play Better Hockey

Play Better Hockey

Book - 2010
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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
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2010
ISBN: 9781554075683
1554075688
Branch Call Number: J 796.9622 Dav 3558jv 1
Characteristics: 144 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.)

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