Hockey: Skills Techniques Tactics (Crowood Sports Guides) (Paperback)
Crowood Sports Guides provide sound, practical advice that will make you a better player, whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your sport. Features in this book are: Information boxes containing Top Tips and Key Points for the coach and player; Sequence photographs and detailed diagrams in color; An introduction to the history and rules of the game, and equipment; A thorough examination of the core skills of hockey [ball carrying, passing, shooting, and defending skills]; Tactical analysis of the attacking and defending principles of playing the game; Valuable advice on techniques, coaching, nutrition and the competitive structure within the sport.
Jane Powell is a highly experienced coach and coach educator. She has been involved with hockey for over thirty years, firstly as an international player and then as a coach.