Thread: Coaching a team
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07-25-2012, 02:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Canadiens1958 View Post
Appropriate shooting technique for their skating and puck handling skills.

Example would be the slap shot which is often poorly executed at that level because the player's skating - balance, weight transfer and distribution or puck positioning is weak.

Best approach is to build the required skills gradually progressing from the wrist, snap shot, back hand shot to the slap shot.
I will probably be coaching peewee C or B... Hence why I intend to stick to basic skating and puck skills..

I do however intend to give them 1 thing to work on over then course of the year, and have them work on it on their own if they choose to. Say it's shooting, or aiming, or stickhandling.

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