Sunday, December 3, 2023

Why hockey drills are (part of) the best way to learn the sport

In the third part of a special series on junior hockey coaching, TODD WILLIAMS says importance of technical development through drills can’t be underestimated

If you’ve happened to read my last couple of columns, you may have noticed some references to the way England Hockey expects the game to be coached. 

I specifically refer to things like the “nonsense” that is telling people that “drills aren’t the best way to learn”. And just so it’s clear, that line is one of the opening sentences of England Hockey’s “Golden Thread” of coaching.

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