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Step Hockey Goaltending: The Complete Illustrated Guide by Jacques Plante

Published January 1st 2003
ISBN : 9781552070369
Paperback
137 pages
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One of hockeys best—the man who introduced new concepts of goalkeeping and the protective face mask to this sport—writes in a clear and easily understood visual style, using step-by-step diagrams and illustrations to break complicated movements downMoreOne of hockeys best—the man who introduced new concepts of goalkeeping and the protective face mask to this sport—writes in a clear and easily understood visual style, using step-by-step diagrams and illustrations to break complicated movements down into their basic components. Of special pertinence to coaches who teach kids how to play the sport, it covers training, equipment, rules, basic stances, tactics and methods for covering the angles, protecting against the two man rush, etc. The book also teaches the butterfly stance, and shows how to avoid rebounds. The final chapter covers advanced techniques in defending against two on two breaks, three on two, even five on two, and how to work with the defensemen in all cases. A classic (previously published as On Goaltending) that belongs in the library of every hockey coach, every player, every hockey fan.About the Author:Long time goaltender for the Montreal Canadiens and inductee into the Hockey Hall of Fame, Jacques Plante was a constant innovator in technique, style, and attention to sports safety. He later moved to Europe where in his final years he coached kids in the skills he acquired and polished over his long career.