Hockey Practice time is hard to come by and/ or
Provide your hockey coaches with the tools to be
- For a few dollars per hockey player
- Provide your coaching staff with the Hockey Practice Guide
system to maximize effective and efficient player
development and practice ice usage.
A poorly run hockey practice is expensive... For a hockey
team with 50... 1 hour hockey practices in a season.
- If 9 minutes per hockey practice is idle at $200 per hour that
is equivalent to wasting $1500 or 7.5 extra hockey practices
- Multiple $1500 by the number of hockey teams in your
association... You can quickly see the opportunity!
- If you pay more for ice, have longer hockey practices or
more idle time the opportunity is even greater.
60 minute practice
|Hockey studies available on the Internet state ...
1 effective hockey practice is equal to 11 hockey
games in developing hockey player skills!
The average hockey player only has the puck for approx.
20 - 30 seconds in a hockey game.
Remember the 7.5 hockey practices you just found
above... That's equivalent to over 80 additional
hockey games in developing player skills!
Test: attend a few hockey practices with a stop watch and
time a player to see how active they are in a structured
drill vs waiting in line, stretching, listening to coach, etc.
from the time the Zamboni doors close until they open to
resurface the ice.
Outfit your coaches with...
- An 'On Ice Reference'... an 11" x 8.5" guide that hangs
from glass with large color graphics to allow for quick
reference for the hockey players.
- A ' Coach Mini- Reference'... a light weight 4" x 5"
guide that coaches wear around their necks to allow
for quick reference and planning.
Example of an effective coaching set-up:
Each team is equipped with an 'On Ice Reference' and for
each on ice assistant a 'Coach Mini-Reference'.
- Assistants run the stations and the coaches move from
station to station providing individual hockey skill
For orders of 10 or more Hockey Practice Guides. Your
hockey association logo can be incorporated into the
Hockey Practice Guides for a custom look. A high quality
color digital picture in JPEG/ GIFF is required... Please
The largest cost component to most hockey programs.
Whether your teams share the ice or have access to a
full sheet of ice..
- It is important that the use of practice ice time is
optimized to allow for maximum hockey player drill