1-2-2 “Foosball” Forecheck: IN ACTION

Coaches' Corner, Offensive Zone, Philosophy, Team Systems
Here's a great example of the 1-2-2 "Foosball" Forecheck in action The 1-2-2 "Foosball" Forecheck can be a great set-up if you have the right type of team for it. This forecheck requires speed and discipline. If you lack either of those attributes, it'll probably fall apart for you. Here are the main key points on this set-up: 1-2-2 "Foosball" Forecheck 1. F1 "flushes" outside in, and chases the puck no matter where it goes 2. F2 and F3 set up at about the tops of the circles, slightly narrower than the dots 3. D-men set up the same distance apart as F1 and F2, but they're at the blue line 4. As the play moves up the boards, the strong-side forward hits the receiver, strong side d-man seals the…
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PYHL Coaches’ Meeting

Coaches' Corner, Hockey Drills, Philosophy, Small Area Games, Team Skill Drills
What's up guys! I do a monthly coaches meeting for one of our local leagues here in Utah... We decided to try this month's meeting online instead of having everyone spend another night at the rink. I've had a couple of requests to see the meeting, so I figured I'd post it here. Keep in mind, some of the stuff we're talking about is specific to our organization, but there's still some good discussion in here. Enjoy! PS - I got some of my material on the small area games stuff from Coach Nielson's recent blog posts at http://coachnielsen.wordpress.com/ He's got a great site, with great explanations!
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