Sports Illustrated Hockey: Learn to Play the Modern Way

Sports Illustrated Hockey: Learn to Play the Modern Way

by Jack Falla
     
 

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Updated for the 1990s

Hockey in the nineties is a new game of speed, creativity and innovation. Now, boost your hockey talents with this up-to-the-minute guide for the player, coach and fan. In Sports Illustrated Hockey: Learn to Play the Modern Way, veteran hockey writer and youth league coach Jack Falla provides expert instruction in all phases of today's

Overview

Updated for the 1990s

Hockey in the nineties is a new game of speed, creativity and innovation. Now, boost your hockey talents with this up-to-the-minute guide for the player, coach and fan. In Sports Illustrated Hockey: Learn to Play the Modern Way, veteran hockey writer and youth league coach Jack Falla provides expert instruction in all phases of today's game. This richly illustrated guide includes:

  • Eleven techniques for incorporating power skating into your game
  • Five important shots and how to make them
  • Four drills to help you improve your stickhandling skills
  • Five principles to make you a better offensive team player
  • Nine techniques for improving personal and team defense
  • Detailed sections on proper equipment, stretching, mental preparation and diet
  • The keys to becoming a complete goaltender
  • A survival manual for the youth league coach and parent
  • A special bonus chapter - how to build your own backyard rink.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780452260429
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
12/01/1987
Series:
Sports Illustrated Winner's Circle Books
Pages:
218

Meet the Author

Former you-league hockey coach Jack Falla has written on hockey for numerous periodicals including Hockey Magazine , Goal magazine, Boston magazine and Sports Illustrated . He has written television features for the Canadian Broascatsing Corporation's Hockey Night in Canada.

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