Coaching Resources

Welcome to the Hockey NL Coach Resource Page

 

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Age Specific Player Development – Learn the core skills, LTPD plan and more (IP, Novice, Atom, Peewee, Bantam, Midget)

Hockey Canada Network App: One of the most revolutionary coaching tools – This innovative coaching tool puts a variety of digital coaching assets at your finger tips, providing coaches and players with the tools to succeed with on-demand access to the Hockey Canada Skills Manuals, in addition to thousands of drills, skills, videos, practice plans and much more. Use the promo code to receive the app for only $23.00 (1 year) Promo Code: HCCERT2018

Hockey Canada Network APP (PDF Overview): The PDF gives an overview of how the APP works, set-up and more!

Hockey Canada – DRILL HUB – Allows coaches to create and review practice plans, only takes minutes! Free web based program, sign up today!!

Coaches Line Up/Game Card – Be prepared! Fill out lines, strategies and more with this little too

Coach of the Month – A monthly award to recognize a male or female coach in your minor hockey association! Click on the link to fill out an application.

Creating Offence – Review drills/tips on individual, neutral and offensive zone tactics.

Developing Checking Skills – Learn the 4 step progression in body checking/contact, teaching checking skills manual, videos, drills and more!

Developing Defense – Drills on skating, 1 on 1, D vs. rush and offensive zone tactics.

Drill Pad – Blank drill pad to help you create practice and game plans!

Goaltending Videos – Check out over 100 videos!

Goaltender Practice Plans: Beginner Practice PlanIntermediate Practice PlanAdvanced Practice Plan

Goaltender Skating Drills: View Hockey Canada’s guide to goaltender skating drills – Great to use for warm-up!

Goaltender Newsletter: Click Here to view the Hockey NL goaltender newsletters! 

Healthy Eating Resource – Teach players the importance of healthy eating!

Initiation Program Resource Page – Resource manuals, practice plans, cross-ice/small area game hockey and more!

Initiation Program Handout: This handout was developed to list the many benefits/fundamentals of cross ice hockey and small area development for our young players. We suggest to MHAs to print this hand out and post in your rinks as well as distribute to parents in your respective Initiation Programs.

Mobile Apps – Check out Hockey Canada Apps for Team Management, Concussions and more!

Mentorship Contact Information – Contact one of our mentors for clinics or information.

Selecting a Team: Here’s some tips on how to inform players they were cut when trying out for a team. Never an easy process for anyone involved but these tips can help ease the process and continue to encourage development!

Skating & Puck Control Videos  Check out over 80 videos!

Skills Development Pyramid – Learn about the skill development structure.

Warm-up & Cool Down – Have your team prepared before they hit the ice, and show them how to cool down following their ice session.

Need help selling small area games to parents/players?  CLICK HERE 

 

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