Have you ever thought of coaching a kids hockey team? If so, there is a
website that can help you out and the information is free. The
Hockey Source has developed a website that contains information on all aspects of the game.
From rules of the game as published by the governing bodies to kids hockey equipment
information, it is all there. For anyone interested in training or to just play
kids hockey game sessions, this is the place to stop.
Teaching kids hockey requires some tools, and you can learn more about those
as well. Such things as:
- Learning tools: This might include anything such as books, white boards
or video cameras that can help you get your training message across to the players.
These items are often overlooked, but they can be a valuable asset to your training
- Written materials: Almost every coach will need to disseminate written materials
at some time or another. These can include something as simple as a handout or
schedule, or something as complex as a play book. For the youngest players it
might be a play kids hockey game booklet.
You will need to learn about the on-ice items that are required. These include
such things as individual techniques, individual tactics, team tactics and strategies
for players as well as goalies to teach the youngsters everything they need to
In many cases, you may also want to keep statistics for each player and for
each game. You can read about all of these issues at the website, plus much,
Kids hockey equipment will be a major issue, not only with the players but
with the parents. By reading up on what is required by rule you can more easily
address any question that a parent may have, and there will be questions. It
is good to keep in mind that many parents are unfamiliar with this sport and
will therefore need some guidance on what items their child will need and how
to best get those items. A lot of room has been devoted to addressing this issue
at the website, and we hope you will take advantage of it.
Should you like to see more of what The Hockey Source has put up for your
assistance, please drop by www.thehockeysource.tv and
spend as much time as you need with us. We are here to help you and the sporting
community at large.