How to Impress a Coach at Tryouts: Part 1 – Off-Ice Strategy

How to Impress a Coach at Tryouts: Part 1 – Off-Ice Strategy

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I know schedules are still upside down for many hockey communities due to covid-19. But some places are coming up on tryout season for next year. So for those of you who are gearing up for tryouts, this is for you.  I wrote this post a couple years ago but it's timeless content! If your area is still waiting on covid restrictions... I feel for you, and hope for a quick and safe return to hockey as soon as possible! (I recommend you save this one in your back pocket until tryout season rolls around for you) I recently had the opportunity to serve as an evaluator in our State District Camp. There were four groups, and our job was to decide which players would move forward to the regional camp at each…
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Did you “HEAR” the latest?

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Can I be honest with you? I struggle with email. Especially during the season it can be hard to reply to hockey specific questions that take more than a few sentences to articulate. So I often reply with a Sound Byte on Sound Cloud particularly when it's an answer I feel can benefit more than just the person who asked it. Sound Bytes are usually 7-10 mins long (sometimes a little longer). If you visit my Sound Cloud page, I've got more than 200 Byte size audio tracks that tackle a variety of hockey questions and concepts. Here are some of the most popular: https://soundcloud.com/weiss-tech-hockey/how-to-develop-consistency-in https://soundcloud.com/weiss-tech-hockey/how-to-modify-drills-to-fit https://soundcloud.com/weiss-tech-hockey/d-zone-coverage-vs-attack https://soundcloud.com/weiss-tech-hockey/4-keys-to-teaching https://soundcloud.com/weiss-tech-hockey/theres-no-such-thing-as-turn
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