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Play Better Hockey : 50 Essential Skills for Player Development - DAVIDSON RON

Play Better Hockey

50 Essential Skills for Player Development

Paperback Published: 2nd September 2010
ISBN: 9781554076383
Number Of Pages: 144

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The technical knowledge contained within the book is fantastic but is not overwhelming due to the highly visual presentation.--Alison Edwards"Resource Links" (12/01/2010) Davidson gives you the how, now you have to pass it on.--Ed Arnold"London Free Press" (11/22/2010) At last! A book that focuses on the development of individual hockey skills.--Joe Pelletier"Hockey Book Reviews" (06/29/2009) Coaches and parents you now have the chance to have an instruction manual on hockey skills. Ron Davidson has put a book together with instructions on skating, shooting, and handling the puck. He includes 50 essential skills to develop a hockey player. There are tips in here for the beginner and the pro. Davidson is an energetic, enthusiastic hockey man who once set up hockey skill schools while living in Peterborough... You may know him best as being the instructor of Hockey Night in Canada, but he's also a former OHL player and played in Europe. This book states a lot of the obvious, but the directions are clear... Even if you're a beginner coach or parent you can take the instructions and adapt most of his skills to instruct the child... Davidson gives you the how, now you have to pass it on and make sure the player and you are having fun doing it. If it's fun, the student won't even know he or she is practising.--Ed Arnold"London Free Press" (11/22/2010) Davidson makes the point in his introduction that even those well versed in the sport of hockey can learn -- the greats are great because they never stop learning and practicing. The technical knowledge contained within the book is fantastic but is not overwhelming due to the highly visual presentation.... This book is laid out in a way that even a beginner like me can follow it through and get some good ideas -- or at least an understanding of what is happening in the good 'ole hockey game. However, the advanced beginner or aspiring player would get a lot more from it. Davidson has laid out the topics from gearing up to skating essentials down to dekeing and deception to breakaways and all the puckhandling, passing and shooting you can wish for in between. This book would appeal to anyone who wants to learn more about hockey or a hockey player that wants to learn how to play a stronger game.--Alison Edwards"Resource Links" (12/01/2010)

ISBN: 9781554076383
ISBN-10: 1554076382
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 2nd September 2010
Publisher: FIREFLY BOOKS
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 24.8 x 19.7  x 1.07
Weight (kg): 0.55

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