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Play Better Hockey : The Essential Skills for Player Development (Paperback) (Ron Davidson)

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Learn the very same skills that Connor McDavid and Auston Mathews use to dominate the NHL!

Following the smash success of Play Better Hockey, the second edition of Ron Davidson's best-selling volume has been retooled with even more individual skill advancements for the modern player.

From fundamentals to high-level skills, Play Better Hockey gives players the tools they need to become the next superstars of the NHL by focusing on the development of individual hockey skills and by promoting 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 to allow readers to progress from fundamentals in skating and stick work to advanced moves in dekeing and deception.

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.

Below are a few of the skills players can be expected to learn in this retooled second edition:

  • Drive and delay
  • Heel-to-heel turns
  • Tight turns
  • Extending your reach
  • Receiving off-target shooting
  • Shot-blocking techniques
  • Tip-ins and deflections
  • Shooting between your legs
  • The Forsberg deke
  • The Datsyuk deke
  • The outside-edge reverse
  • And many more...
  • Number of Pages: 160
    Genre: Sports + Recreation
    Format: Paperback
    Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd
    Author: Ron Davidson
    Language: English
    Street Date: December 22, 2017
    TCIN: 53012544
    UPC: 9781770859753
    Item Number (DPCI): 248-51-2675
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