The Hockey Goalie's Handbook

The Hockey Goalie's Handbook

The Authoritative Guide for Players and Coaches

Book - 2002
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The most comprehensive guide to the art and science of goaltending

The past decade has seen a tremendous surge of interest in hockey. More colleges and universities have added programs. Hockey leagues are sprouting up in such unlikely places as Florida beach communities, New Mexico desert towns, and the Texas flatlands.

Coauthored by Jim Corsi, goaltending coach for the Buffalo Sabres, The Hockey Goalie's Handbook is the most comprehensive guide to mastering the most demanding hockey position: goalie. Drawing upon his extensive coaching experience at all levels--from peewees to pros--Corsi explores all facets of goaltending. From the psychology of being a goalie to choosing and purchasing the right equipment for an individual's style and needs, to drills for improving timing, coordination, reach, and speed, Corsi covers all the bases with invaluable advice and guidance as well as tips and techniques for aspiring goalies, parents, and hockey coaches.

Publisher: Chicago ; Toronto : Contemporary Books, c2002
ISBN: 9780809297467
0809297469
Branch Call Number: 796.96227/COR 4565 1
Additional Contributors: Hannon, John Ph. D

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eastavin
Sep 29, 2009

This is just about the best book I have seen in the OPL collection on how to play hockey goalie. Now for an encore we need a book this good on how to play the other 5 positions in hockey... hopefully someone will let me know when they come across one.

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