Players must have the basic skills and hockey knowledge, as outlined in the “Hockey 101 Evaluation Program”, in order to be able to take part in Shooting & Goal Scoring Tactics. …… or had approval from NTR Management.
This program is designed around improving the player’s ability in the areas of shooting and goal scoring. Skating will be a focus of this program as it vital to the game of hockey. It is extremely important to have a strong skating base, with the ability to transfer body weight back and forth when shooting a puck. Skating, puck control, shooting, changing the shooting angle, deception, and other skills/tactics will be taught to transform players into a lethal goal-scoring machine.
Shooting & Goal Scoring Tactics will improve a FORWARDS ability to create more offense and more offensive scoring chances. Different types of shots when shooting selection (??? wording of this 1st part of statement needs adjustment)…… dekes/ fakes, changing the angle, entry options and reading the play are skills that will be taught, corrected, and reinforced. Improving individual skills along with offensive awareness will be a main focal point. This program is designed with a systematic approach to developing the player with the use of progressions and regressions to create new game habits. A full list of NTR’s Shooting & Goal Scoring Tactics Skills Inventory can be found on the website.
15 mins skating – edges – weight transfer – etc
45 mins shooting – scoring – shot type – creating offense