Présentation de l'éditeur
"Hockey Goaltending" brings together the world's top goaltending coaches to create the premier resource for goalies and coaches at every level of play. Their expertise and insight provide comprehensive instruction on every facet of this challenging position including off-ice training programmes to improve reaction time, strength, flexibility, quickness and agility. Also featured are techniques to shut down breakaways, passouts and wraparounds as well as power plays and odd-man rushes. Additionally, this special package includes a DVD of on-ice footage emphasising key techniques and skills of the position. From vital tactics and strategies to a goalie's unique equipment needs, this book is simply the most complete guide available for players who wish to excel at the game's toughest position.
Biographie de l'auteur
Brian Daccord is a former goaltending consultant of the Boston Bruins. His "Ask the Coach" column appears in each issue of Goalies' World magazine and he can be heard across North America on his weekly radio segment "Between the Pipes With Brian Daccord" on the Fast Hockey Show on XM radio. Currently, Daccord trains many of the top goaltenders in the country at Stop It Goaltending. He is also the director of the Goaltending Consultant Group, which features many of the top goalie coaches in North America. He is a former coach and player at Merrimack College (NCAA Division I) and played seven seasons of professional hockey in Switzerland.