Learn Hockey Books

Here are some books for coaches and players, highligthing hockey techniques and strategies.

High-Performance Skating for Hockey

High Performance Skating High-Performance Skating for Hockey - Steve Cady, Vern Stenlung, K. Vern Stenlund & Vern Stenlund.
High-Performance Skating for Hockey provides the very best instruction by one of the world's top skating instructors, Steve Cady. From essential fundamentals to advanced techniques, learn and master every key skating move to gain the confidence, control, and speed you need to excel on the ice. Improve efficiency, power, and stamina quickly using the book's 37 practice drills. Serious hockey players and coaches know that every split second counts. High-Performance Skating for Hockey will give you the winning edge every time you take the ice.

Laura Stamm's Power Skating

Power Skating Laura Stamm's Power Skating - Laura Stamm.
Develop explosive acceleration to get to the puck and goal with an extra burst of speed! Laura Stammís Power Skating presents her system for helping players move with maximum efficiency on the ice, plus practice drills to learn to transfer that speed to game situations. Author Laura Stamm has taught thousands of amateur and pro players her Power Skating System. She covers all the critical components of explosive skating, from balance, agility, and mobility to starts, stops, forward and backward strides, crossovers, turns, and transitions.

The Hockey Play Book: Teaching Hockey Systems

Hockey Play Book The Hockey Play Book: Teaching Hockey Systems - Michael A. Smith.
"The Hockey Play Book" is a resource for coaches striving to foster and shape a team's energy, spirit and talents. The guide features systems for defensive, offensive and special-team situations; as well as teaching methods and drills, all accompanied by annotated diagrams. The systems range from conservative to aggressive--some are intended for big, physical teams; others for fast-skating and highly skilled teams; some work for both.

The Hockey Coach's Manual: A Guide to Drills, Skills, Tactics and Conditioning

Slap Shots The Hockey Coach's Manual: A Guide to Drills, Skills, Tactics and Conditioning - Michael A. Smith.
In "The Hockey Coach's Manual: A Guide to Drills, Skills, Tactics and Conditioning", Smith presents a winning formula for the hockey season. Complete with over 125 step-by-step diagrams, this book helps coaches set up a season-long program and walks them through a host of dryland and on-ice training regimens that will build team cooperation and enhance individual ability. Dozens of skill-building drills provide coaches with the tactical and strategic advantage vital for matching a tailor-made hockey system - whether based on conservative or aggressive play--to the achievement level of players aged 9 to 18.

Hockey Goaltending for Young Players: An Instructional Guide

Hockey Goaltending for young players Hockey Goaltending for Young Players: An Instructional Guide - Francois Allaire.
This book is an indispensable guide on preparation and training techniques specifically designed for young hockey goalies. The author provides a four-year development plan, which highlights many areas including basic and advanced skating techniques, training methods for both on and off the ice, an evaluation of goalies, and the roles of the coach.

The Hockey Goalie's Handbook : The Authoritative Guide for Players and Coaches

Hockey Goalie Handbook The Hockey Goalie's Handbook : The Authoritative Guide for Players and Coaches - Jim Corsi, John, Phd Hannon, Dick Irvin.
Hockey tradition dictates that "the goaltender is in a team sport, playing alone." But with this comprehensive, cutting-edge guide from top NHL goalie coach Jim Corsi, goalies are now in expert company. From the history and psychology of goaltending to the most recent developments in equipment, techniques, training, and coaching, The Hockey Goalie's Handbook covers all facets of the art and science of goaltending as applied to both ice hockey and in-line programs.