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Hockey in Action : Sports in Action - Niki Walker

Hockey in Action

Sports in Action

Paperback Published: 31st October 1999
ISBN: 9780778701729
Number Of Pages: 32
For Ages: 8 - 9 years old

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Get in the game with Crabtree's exciting series on some of children's favorite sports.

-- the history of the sport
-- basic rules of play
-- equipment and safety precautions
-- techniques and quick tips for kids on how to improve their skills
-- action-packed photos showing boys and girls demonstrating moves
-- emphasis on the value of fair play and teamwork
-- how the professional leagues work

Grab your skates and hit the ice with Hockey in Action. This book brings to life the exhilaration of the fastest sport in the world using step-by-step instructions on how to play on the ice. Hockey equipment and rules of play are also described as well as such techniques as:
-- how to maneuver on skates
-- stick handling
-- passing the puck and shooting
-- making a save in the goalie's net

What is Hockey?p. 4
Around the Rinkp. 6
The Essentialsp. 8
Warming Upp. 10
On the Icep. 12
Stickhandlingp. 14
Shoot it!p. 16
Passingp. 18
Take Your Best Shotp. 20
Goaltendingp. 22
Checkingp. 24
Penalties and Power Playsp. 26
Enforcing the Rulesp. 28
Play Like a Prop. 30
Hockey Words and Indexp. 32
Table of Contents provided by Syndetics. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780778701729
ISBN-10: 0778701727
Series: Sports in Action
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 8 - 9 years old
For Grades: 3 - 4
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 31st October 1999
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Co,Canada
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 21.5  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.16