Shooting: My Favorite Off-ice Shooting Drill

Shooting: My Favorite Off-ice Shooting Drill

Hockey Drills, Hockey Equipment, Individual Skill Drills, Off-ice Training, Shooting, Skills
P.I.G. is One of my Favorite Off-ice Shooting Drills When I was in high school, we had a hockey net and backstop out in my parents' side yard. We also had a Shooter Tutor strapped up to the net, with about 100 pucks. Almost everyday my buddy and I would shoot pucks together. To keep it entertaining, most of the time we'd play a game called P.I.G. P.I.G. is really fun, and can be played on or off the ice. Here's how it works... The Rules: P.I.G. works a lot like H.O.R.S.E. in basketball, except that it's a shorter game, so it's a little more intense. Basically, a player calls his or her shot. The shots can be any typical shot, or you can get creative and start calling posts…
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Hockey Drill Diagramming Software for Mac!

Coaches' Corner, Useful Products
Finally... A High-Quality Hockey Drill Diagramming Software for Mac Users! I'm sure you know by now, I'm a BIG DrillDraw fanboy. I've been using it for years now, and I really like it. The one drawback to DrillDraw is that it is only available for Windows, which interferes with the fact that I'm also an Apple fanboy, who does most of his work on a Mac. Over the past few years I've had a lot of folks ask if I knew of a decent drill diagramming alternative for Mac users, and up until now I haven't had a good answer... but those days are over now! My good friend, Kevin Muller from HockeyShare has just released a CROSS-PLATFORM, drill diagramming software that you can use with any operating system. In…
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Slovakian Agility Race

Slovakian Agility Race

Half Ice Drills, Hockey Drills, Individual Skill Drills, Misc. Drills, Skating & Agility
Slovakian Agility Race Drill Since I started this blog back in 2008, I have met a lot of really cool hockey folks. Believe it or not, it has made me a better coach! I have had the opportunity to exchange drills from coaches all over the world. I make a point to work my way through most of these drills, and pass the best ones on to my "readers" here on the blog. I usually try to credit the drill to the person who sent it to me. However, many times the drills that come in are in other languages... as is the case with this one from my good buddy Ján Bednár. Ján has sent me A LOT of drills over the past year or so! Since he is…
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The S3 Formula for Off-ice Training

Off-ice Training, Speed, Strength
Write up from http://coachchic.comHmmmmmmmmm…  My good friend and fellow hockey coach, Jeremy Weiss, just let me in on his new S3 Formula training program, and I think it’s definitely worth sharing with you.If you have a chance to watch the following hockey training video, you’ll see how you might gain a HUGE advantage over your opponent!  And, in keeping with the CoachChic.com way of doing things, it’s all about the science of training!Actually, a lot of the information you’ll find in the S3 Formula is scattered within our site.  However, Jeremy has gathered the best advice you can find on off-ice training all in one place.So, go ahead…  Take a look (the video contains really good stuff — and you’re going to learn some pretty valuable background information about training for hockey,…
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