Game date: February 9, 2017
Welcome to OMHA Video Coach where we review a video clip from game action and then break down the sequence into frames identifying key skills, individual and team tactics, strategy and hockey IQ. Video is a great teaching tool that can be used by both players and coaches.
In this edition of Video Coach, we look at a great individual puck protection tactic that is also deceptive skating and a puck control maneuver. It is applicable to all ages and levels of play.
Now, let’s take a closer look and break it down…
Watch the video again to see how puck protection combined with deceptive skating and puck control creates decision-points and ultimately defensive-zone breakdown resulting in a goal.