GROUP SESSIONS FALL 2021

AFFORDABLE COACH TRAINING 
PRESENTED BY ANDREW BREWER

JOIN ANDREW FOR A 90 MINUTE ONLINE TRAINING COURSE SPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR YOUTH & AMATEUR HOCKEY COACHES!



LEARN HOW THE TOP COACHES IN HOCKEY LEAD, PLAN, PRACTICE, DEVELOP & WIN! 



FROM THE WAY NHL COACHES PREPARE FOR A GAME TO THE SYSTEMS THEY TEACH,  EACH SUNDAY SESSION IS AN INTERACTIVE DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN FROM AN EXPERIENCED NHL COACH.

PRACTICE PLANNING

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Learn what the top coaches emphasize in preparing for practice!

How do you prepare for your team to take the ice for practice? Learn how coaches in the NHL prepare and execute a practice, and how you can take those best practices back to your own on-ice sessions.

OCTOBER 24th- 8 PM ET

Overview:

-Practicing with a Purpose

-Maximizing Ice Time

-Skills vs Systems

-Practice Execution

-Practice Plan Software

-Differences by Age

5V5 SYSTEMS IN THE NHL

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In this overview course we cover the basics of team structure at Even Strength in the NHL.

NOVEMBER 14- 8 PM ET


Reviewing in detail the systems that NHL teams use, we will discuss why teams play the way they do, and how you can adjust for your level of coaching.


Overview:

-Offensive & Defensive zone play

-Forechecking

-Zone Entries & Exits

-Neutral Zone Play with & With Out the Puck


Participants will receive video clips after the presentation for personal use.

MANAGING & COACHING OFF THE ICE

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Focusing on all the goes into coaching when your skates are off!

NOVEMBER 28- 8 PM ET

Coaching is 30% On the Ice and 70% Off the Ice and Away from the rink. This session focuses on all that goes into coaching when the skates are off.

Overview:

-Bench Management

-Season Preparation

-Game Day Operations

-Conflict Management

-Working with Parents

-Off Ice Resources

PP/PK IN THE NHL

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In this overview course we cover the basics of Special Teams Play in the NHL.

DECEMBER 5- 8 PM ET


Reviewing in detail the systems that NHL teams use with the extra attacker, we will discuss why teams play the way they do, and how you can adjust for your level of coaching.


Overview:

-Power Play Breakout

-Power Play In-Zone

-Penalty Kill Forecheck

-Penalty Kill In-Zone

-PP/PK Face-Off

-6v5/ 5v6


Participants will receive video clips after the presentation for personal use.

VIDEO & TECHNOLOGY IN THE NHL

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Learn how Video & new Technology is being used in the NHL.

DECEMBER 19- 8 PM ET

In the last 10 years technology & video use in hockey has grown exponentially, learn how it is being used and get ahead of new trends.

Overview:

-Video Systems

-How to hold a video meeting

-Practice Planning Software

-Video on Bench/ TOI Apps

-Presentation Tools

GAME & TOURNAMENT PREPARATION

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Learn how Top Coaches prepare for each Game & Short Term Competition

JANUARY 9th- 8 PM ET

Find out how NHL coaches prepare for a 7:00 PM puck drop.  From the meetings they have with their team, to pre-scouting opponents, find out all that goes into a game day. We will also cover preparation for a tournament & how to plan to peak at the right moment.

Overview:

-Game Day Routine

-Game Cards & Sheets

-Meetings

-Pre-Scouting Opponents

-Tournament Planning

 

ADDITIONAL ON-ICE TOPICS

Systems & Tactics to Excel-Available for Associations & Private Sessions

MODERNIZING HOCKEY OPERATIONS

2020 WAS A SHOCK TO THE WAY THAT NHL TEAMS OPERATE;

NEW TECHNOLOGY & COMMUNICATION METHODS WERE IMPLEMENTED


THERE IS A HUGE OPPORTUNITY TO FURTHER ANALYZE AND IMPROVE HOW HOCKEY OPERATIONS DEPARTMENTS OPERATE, ESPECIALLY USING NEW TECHNOLOGY & METHODS FROM OUTSIDE THE NHL

5V5 SYSTEM BASICS

In this overview course we cover the basics of team structure at Even Strength. 

Overview:

-Offensive & Defensive zone play

-Forechecking & Breakouts

-Neutral Zone Play

-Face-Offs

Level Recommended- Minor Hockey Coaches 

SPECIAL TEAMS BASICS

In this overview course we cover the basics of team structure with Special Teams

Overview:

-Power Play

-Penalty Kill

-3 on 3

-Empty Net Play

Level Recommended- Minor Hockey Coaches 

POWER PLAY

Learn how to Excel with the extra attacker. Covering all you need to know for 5v4 & 6v5 play.

Overview:

-Player Usage

-Breakouts- Drops/Swing

-Entering the Zone

-PP Spots & Planning

-Keys for creating chances/goals

-End of game 6v5 strategy

Level Recommended- Minor Hockey AAA/AA/A & Above

PENALTY KILL

Learn how to defend the lead while down a man. Covering all you need to know for 4v5 & 5v6 play.

Overview:

-Player Usage

-Up Ice Pressure

-Defending the Line/ PKFC

-In-Zone Positioning

-Keys for preventing chances/goals

-End of game 5v6 strategy

Level Recommended- Minor Hockey AAA/AA/A & Above

OFFENSIVE ZONE PLAY

More In depth review of Offensive zone structure & methods used by teams to create goals & chances.

Overview:

-Offensive structure

-Forward positioning

-Defense positioning

-Keys to creating offense

-Plans vs style of Defense

Level Recommended- Minor Hockey AAA/AA/A & Above

DEFENSIVE ZONE PLAY

More In depth review of Defensive zone structure & methods used by teams to prevent goals & chances.

Overview:

-Defensive structure, Man on Man vs Zone

-Forward positioning

-Defense positioning

-Keys to preventing chances

-Plans vs style of Offense

Level Recommended- Minor Hockey AAA/AA/A & Above

ZONE ENTRIES/ EXITS

In Depth Breakdown of Entering the offensive zone & Exiting the defensive zone.

Overview:

-Coaching to your level

-Forechecking

-Controlled Entries

-Breakouts from dump ins

-Breakouts from D-Zone Coverage

Level Recommended- Minor Hockey AAA/AA/A & Above

NEUTRAL ZONE PLAY WITH & WITHOUT PUCK

Learn how to Manage the Middle of the Ice & focus on creating speed on offense and eliminating speed on defense.

Overview:

-Neutral Zone Forecheck Structure

-Back-checking structure

-Neutral Zone Regroups

-Creating Offense off the Rush

Level Recommended- Minor Hockey AAA/AA/A & Above

TEAM FACE-OFFS

In an average NHL game there are 61 Face-Offs. Learn how to play in the 10 seconds after the puck is dropped to gain the extra edge.

Overview:

-D-Zone Wins-Exiting your zone

-D-Zone Losses- Preventing Chances

-N-Zone Wins- Getting on the Attack

-N-Zone Losses- Getting the Puck Back

-O-Zone Wins- Creating Offense

-O-Zone Losses- Defending Up Ice & Creating Quick Transition Offense

Level Recommended- Minor Hockey AAA/AA/A & Above

 

ADDITIONAL OFF-ICE TOPICS

Preparation & Planning Before Puck Drop- Available for Associations & Private Sessions

PRE-SCOUTING OPPONENTS

Learn how the pros prepare to play a specific opponent in a game or play-off series.

Overview:

-Video Analysis

-Team Structure Review

-Player Review

-Special Teams Reviews

-Pre-Scout Sheets

-Pre-Scout Meetings

Level Recommended-

Minor Hockey AAA/AA & Above

VIDEO ANALYSIS

For the last 30 years Video has become one of the top analysis/teaching tools used in hockey.  Learn how top coaches use this tool to get the most out of their teams.

Overview:

-Video Analysis Overview

-Creating a Meeting

-Presenting a Meeting

-Video Usage in Game

-Individual Player Analysis


Level Recommended- All Levels

VIDEO SYSTEMS USAGE

Did you get a new video software but need to teach your coaches how to use it? We will tailor our training to the skill level of your coaches and maximize the training time.

Overview:

-General Training on Video Software of your choice

-Hudl/XOS/Steva

-Capturing a Game

-Coding Events

-Preparing a Meeting


Level Recommended- All Levels

USE OF STATISTICS IN COACHING

Learn how to filter through the noise and use statistics to measure & improve the performance of your team.

Overview:

-Historical Statistics

-Shot Statistics

-Quality of Information

-Importance of TOI

Level Recommended-

Minor Hockey AAA & Above

PRACTICE PLANNING

How do you prepare for your team to take the ice for practice? Learn what the top coaches emphasize in preparing for limited practice time.

Overview:

-Playing with a Purpose

-Maximizing Ice Time

-Practice Plan Software

-Skill vs Team Time

-Differences by Age

-Special Teams

Level Recommended- All Levels

TECHNOLOGY USAGE IN HOCKEY

In the last 10 years technology use in hockey has grown exponentially, learn how it is being used and get ahead of new trends.

Overview:

-Practice Plan Software

-Video on Bench

-TOI Apps

-Presentation Tools

-Machine Learning Video Analysis

Level Recommended- All Levels