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All Access Wisconsin Hockey Practice
with Mike Eaves,
St. Olaf College Head Coach;
former University of Wisconsin Head Coach;
2006 NCAA Champions; 2010 NCAA Runners-Up; over 200 career wins

Spend three full days with University of Wisconsin Head Coach Mike Eaves and the staff of the Wisconsin Badger men's hockey program. Coach Eaves shares strategies, tips and techniques taken from 25 years coaching experience in Europe, the NHL and now with the Badgers, which he led to a national championship title in 2006.

Coach Eaves illustrates how to develop a successful practice using three critical elements for practice design and seven key "in practice" focus areas.

The presentation is filled with drills that demonstrate both individual tactics and team play concepts. The drills vary from simple to complex techniques and move into high tempo team play and competitive team play conditioning situations. Coach Eaves uses a variety of strategies to develop his players including flow, compete, small area games and team play combination drills. Most of the drills in the presentation are designed to accelerate the athlete's skill level and enhance his ability to think and perform "at pace" while maintaining or improving their overall conditioning level.

Follow the philosophy and approach to practice design in Coach Eaves' presentation and your players will develop at an exponential rate.

281 minutes (2 DVDs). 2014.

All Access videos are designed to allow viewers from all over the world to see how successful coaches run their practices in a "live" practice setting. All Access videos allow viewers to see the practices un-edited and in real-time. You will see how top coaches run their drills, interact with their team and staff, how they motivate their team, the cue words they use, the atmosphere of the practice and how practices are structured from day to day. Many coaches visit successful colleges and high schools to watch practice. But if you live out of state or out of the country, visiting another coach's practice can be costly. That's why we created the All Access Practice Series of videos -- to bring the practices to you!




The Complete Defenseman
with Rick Zombo,
Lindenwood University Head Coach; 2x ACHA Championship coach;
Former NHL Defenseman for 12 years, with the Detroit Red Wings, St. Louis Blues and Boston Bruins (652 NHL games);
Former NCAA champion defenseman and 3 time letter winner with the University of North Dakota; Member of the USA World Junior Team

Playing defense in ice hockey is a specialized position that takes years to learn and develop. Using a classroom setting with diagrams and practice footage, former NHL defenseman Rick Zombo takes you through a series of drills that will help you accelerate the process!

Coach Zombo's nuts and bolts instruction focuses on six areas:

  • Defensemen Skating Skills - See 16 drills (plus variations) that cover important skating skills such as balance and edge control, backward striding, backward crossovers, Mohawk turns, pivots and transition skating.
  • Concepts and Situations - Gain insights into topics such as on-ice awareness and how to be an aggressive defender by using your stick and your body. The concept of defensive side position is delivered with precise detail, clear diagrams and on-ice examples.
  • Breakout Passing - Includes eight drills that develop crucial skills for getting the puck out of the defensive zone efficiently and creating offense. The drills cover puck retrieval, escapes or turns, making the first pass, using your partner in an over pass or a reverse and more. Coach Zombo demonstrates how to use the net to your advantage when beating a forechecker.
  • Transition Skating and Regroups - You'll see Neutral Zone Regroups, how to use the hinge and blue line transition skating, transition drills and more.
  • Defending the 1-on-1, 2-on-1 and 3-on-2 - Five drills cover game situations on how to play the 1-on-1 (including the concept of gap control), 2-on-1 and 3-on-2. On-the-rush and low defensive zone situations are also described.
  • Point Shooting - Learn drills and get insights on how and where to take a shot from the point.

Using his college and NHL playing experience - combined with coaching at the high school, junior and college levels, Zombo's presents in-depth descriptions, tips and insights on how to play defenseman.

This defense training DVD is appropriate for athletes of all levels and will help improve their game and take them to the next level.

127 minutes. 2012.




All Access Cornell Hockey Practice with Mike Schafer
with Mike Schafer, Cornell University Head Coach;
2003 Frozen Four, 9x NCAA Tournament Appearances, over 300 career wins, 3x ECAC Hockey Coach of the Year

Go behind the scenes with the Cornell hockey program as you follow Coach Mike Schafer through three up-tempo hockey practices.

Through live practice sessions, Coach Schafer and staff demonstrate proven drills you can implement into your program. Discover drills that will help your goaltenders and players get warmed up while improving individual skills. And drills involving team play concepts and small area games to develop your players while having fun in a competitive environment.

You will see how Schafer communicates with his players in white board, pre-practice locker room meetings, during the execution of the drills and in team huddles between drills.

All drills are run at high tempo and designed to be executed with maximum levels of intensity. These drills target very specific aspects of the Cornell hockey program and demand that players perfect the basic skills needed to build a solid foundation for competing at the college level.

The two greatest concepts behind this series of practices are the simplicity in drill design and the importance of communication between players on and off the ice.

There are a wide variety of drills to learn from and enjoy.

336 minutes (3 DVDs). 2012.

All Access videos are designed to allow viewers from all over the world to see how successful coaches run their practices in a "live" practice setting. All Access videos allow viewers to see the practices un-edited and in real-time. You will see how top coaches run their drills, interact with their team and staff, how they motivate their team, the cue words they use, the atmosphere of the practice and how practices are structured from day to day. Many coaches visit successful colleges and high schools to watch practice. But if you live out of state or out of the country, visiting another coach's practice can be costly. That's why we created the All Access Practice Series of videos -- to bring the practices to you!




All Access Denver Hockey Practice
with George Gwozdecky,
Valor Christian (CO) High School Head Coach;
formerTampa Bay Lightning (NHL) Assistant Coach; former University of Denver Head Coach;
2x NCAA National Champions, 2x National Coach of the Year; over 450 career wins; the only coach in NCAA history to win a hockey national title as a player, assistant coach and head coach

Two time National Coach of the Year George Gwozdecky opens the doors to three days of live Pioneer hockey practice.

In this two-disc set, coach Gwozdecky and his staff focus on three main areas in practice:

  • Small Ice Games - Promote competitiveness and teamwork while developing skills.
  • Defensive Zone Coverage - Drills that will help keep the puck out of your net.
  • Transition - Create good spacing and timing to quickly move the puck up ice and mount an offensive attack.

You'll also get drills for power plays and penalty kills to improve your special team plays. Each practice starts with unique warm-up drills that help set the tone for practice, and includes the "skate the mile" conditioning drill to end the practice. In each area the drills build up from 1-on-1 to 2-on-2 and all the way up to full ice full team 5-on5 game-like practice.

Off the ice, listen in as Coach Gwozdecky conducts a team meeting, covering the team's 10 objectives from a previous game - objectives they try to hit every single game. These objectives include have more scoring opportunities, win 60% of the face-offs, less than 40 second average shift times, zero retaliation or bad penalties, no face-off goals against and more.

In these live practices you'll see how Gwozdecky interacts with his players, coaching them up mentally to be "game ready." Mental toughness can help win close games and build team unity.

Order now and get proven insights from one of the most successful hockey minds in the nation!.

230 minutes (2 DVDs). 2012.

All Access videos are designed to allow viewers from all over the world to see how successful coaches run their practices in a "live" practice setting. All Access videos allow viewers to see the practices un-edited and in real-time. You will see how top coaches run their drills, interact with their team and staff, how they motivate their team, the cue words they use, the atmosphere of the practice and how practices are structured from day to day. Many coaches visit successful colleges and high schools to watch practice. But if you live out of state or out of the country, visiting another coach's practice can be costly. That's why we created the All Access Practice Series of videos -- to bring the practices to you!




All-Access RPI Hockey Practice with Seth Appert
with Seth Appert, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Head Coach;
part of two NCAA Championships as an Assistant Coach at the University of Denver (1999-06)

See the inner workings of the RPI hockey program including practice planning meetings, opponent video analysis, and complete on-ice practices as they unfold. Go behind the bench with the RPI coaches as they implement their strategies during a regular season game. This four-disc set includes more than 71/2 hours of live footage produced with Seth Appert and the RPI coaching staff.

Disc 1 - Tuesday
Sit in on a pre-practice coaches' meeting and then hit the ice as the Engineers run through a variety of drills to develop individual skills. Up the tempo with neutral zone attacks including 3-on-2s, 3-on-3s, 5-on-5s and small area games.

Disc 2 - Wednesday
After the pre-practice meeting, the coaches work with the goalies to track shots and pick up rebounds. Practice then moves to power play strategies for entering the zone, board play, rotations, breakouts, entering the offensive zone and setting up. It's followed by work on penalty killing with a focus on defensive zone faceoffs. After a session on individual passing and shooting skills, practice concludes with 2-on-1s, 3-on-2s, and 5-on-5s.

Disc 3 - Thursday
The coaches set the stage for a high-tempo practice during their meeting and discuss tweaks to their breakout and neutral zone play, based on their opponent. Watch as the coaches conduct a video analysis of their opponents with the team, including their forecheck, neutral zone forecheck, faceoffs, puck pursuit and defensive play. During the on-ice practice, they work on shots from the point, faceoffs, the power play, 5-on-3s, 2-on2s, neutral zone play, breakouts with pressure and small area games. Practice concludes with a competitive shootout drill.

Disc 4 - Friday, Game Day
On game day, coaches stress a team-first mentality and run a light pregame skate. It includes a progressive passing and shooting drill starting at the neutral zone faceoff dots, 5-on-0 neutral zone regroup, and a number of position-specific drills for wings, centers, defensemen and goalies. Then, it's game time! Sit in on the team's pregame locker room meeting, get behind the bench with the coaching staff during the game, break down video footage between periods, and hear Coach Appert's post-game analysis with the team and media.

This all access pass to the RPI hockey program provides more than 7.5 hours of behind-the-scenes footage with Coach Appert and a collection of strategies and drills to improve your teams performance.

450 minutes (4 DVDs). 2012.

All Access videos are designed to allow viewers from all over the world to see how successful coaches run their practices in a "live" practice setting. All Access videos allow viewers to see the practices un-edited and in real-time. You will see how top coaches run their drills, interact with their team and staff, how they motivate their team, the cue words they use, the atmosphere of the practice and how practices are structured from day to day. Many coaches visit successful colleges and high schools to watch practice. But if you live out of state or out of the country, visiting another coach's practice can be costly. That's why we created the All Access Practice Series of videos -- to bring the practices to you!




Neutral Zone Regroup Tactics and Options for Quick Offense
with Blaise MacDonald, Colby College Head Coach;
former University of Massachusetts Assistant Coach;
former UMASS-Lowell Head Coach

and Len Quesnelle;
former University of Massachusetts Assistant Coach

This hockey DVD delivers drills and strategies to catch your opponent out of position, gain control of the puck and enter the offensive zone on the attack and ready to capitalize on scoring opportunities.

Blaise MacDonald and Len Quesnelle walk you through important elements of neutral zone play, diagram a variety of team drills and then run through them on ice with UMass players, giving you everything you need to employ their tactics with your team to gain a quicker transition on offense.

Among the drills diagrammed and demonstrated are a variety of neutral zone regrouping options, face-off tactics, counter-attacks and other tactical skills. The regrouping drills range from simple passing between defensemen, to 5-on-0s, all the way to complex 5-on-5 drills.

The discussion on face-offs includes a variety of tactics and attack options that can be utilized on the offensive and defensive ends of the neutral zone and at center ice. Counter-attack concepts include making the puck work for you, moving the forwards low and slow through the neutral zone and having a quick attack mentality to turn your opponent's mistakes into scoring chances.

All the drills teach the importance of moving with speed through the neutral zone, having proper timing, holding correct positioning, and supporting your teammates. Coaches MacDonald and Quesnelle focus on how you can capitalize when opponents have poor positioning or line changes and thus create scoring opportunities. By employing their tactics your team will put more points on the scoreboard and more notches in the win column.

This video is ideal for coaches of players at the Pee-Wee Level (ages 11-12 years) and older. Aspects of the video are also suitable for AAA and AA designated Squirt Level players (ages 9-10) years.

By employing the neutral zone tactics of UMass Coaches MacDonald and Quesnelle your team will be able to move quickly through the zone and put more points on the scoreboard and more notches in the win column.

102 minutes. 2012.




Goaltending Today: Traditional Values Through New Techniques
with Joe Bertagna,
Director of the Bertagna Goaltending School,
Commissioner of Hockey East, Executive Director of the American Hockey Coaches Association, and former Boston Bruins (NHL) and U.S. Olympic Team goaltending coach

and Mike Morrison,
former NHL Goaltender and member of the 1999 NCAA Champs from the University of Maine Black Bears.

In this 9-part presentation, legendary goaltender and coach Joe Bertagna incorporates the latest, cutting edge goalie instruction with traditional, time-tested techniques required for success.

Starting with the stance, coaches Bertagna and Morrison show how the stance has been affected by newer equipment and technology. To fill the space between the pipes, Bertagna and Morrison demonstrate the most effective stance for dropping into the butterfly position and maintaining a focus on the inside of the skate blades.

With the stance established, Bertagna diagrams the traditional 5-hole template of vulnerable shooting areas. Using the "new" stance, Morrison reviews the areas of the net that are the hardest to cover showing why it's important to be able to butterfly and extend.

In the blocking segment, Bertagna and Morrison discuss the way today's goalies make saves focusing on the fact that reaction saves have diminished and block saves are increasing. Included are both body position techniques and location tips. You will also see drills that train today's favored blocking techniques. A separate segment focuses on chest shots where the coaches cover trapping techniques along with a high goal shot drill that challenges the goalie with a variety of chest shots.

In the "crease movement" segment you will learn to get your goalies to the right place at the right time and under control. This segment includes:

  • 5-cone crease drill to train short precise movements.
  • "C" step instruction with six key phases plus shooting drills for training the "C" step.
  • Butterfly Push including situations when to use it, technical breakdown and tips for performing the skill, includes demonstrations with a variety of puck positions and how to move on each.
  • The Coil: This modern technique system is used to stop pucks low in the zone. Morrison demonstrates when and how to use it, identifying the pros and cons of this method of play.

Bertagna and Morrison close the DVD with detailed segments on strategies for defending shootouts, breakaways and puck handling. He also details glove positioning on the stick to make the best passes when clearing the puck. Bonus instruction covers the coil and how to execute the Y-drill to train your goalies by combining movement skills.

This DVD is incredibly comprehensive as it identifies the transitions in the position along with new techniques and strategies that will enable you to train your goalies to be more effective in front of the net by influencing the shooter as well as making more stops! A must have for goaltending coaches and for goaltenders!

78 minutes. 2011.




The 1-2-2 Forecheck
with Rick Zombo,
Lindenwood University Head Coach,
2011 ACHA Division I National Runner-Up; 12 Year NHL Veteran

A good forecheck allows your team to achieve two things that are vitally important in deciding a hockey game. It allows you to control the pace of play and gain momentum for your team. By shutting down critical areas you can create big hits that cause turnovers and create scoring chances.

Rick Zombo has been part of three straight trips to the ACHA National title game. Fueling that success has been this 1-2-2 Forecheck System. Take an in-depth look at this proven system that will give your team more opportunities to gain control of the puck.

This 1-2-2 system is dictated by who you want to eliminate from the puck, where you want to create a turnover and what will help you win at the end of 60 minutes.

Coach Zombo begins with a review of the 1-2-2- forecheck and the strategies of the system; which boils down to the first layer works for the second and second layer for third in an attempt to maintain a wide approach for the five man containment inside the offensive zone. Zombo details these strategies layer-by-layer on a marker board while spelling out strategies, tactics and responsibilities of each position in the system.

A point of emphasis throughout is the contact sequence and an understanding of angles and stick control. Also included are strategies for being an aggressive defender; what Zombo describes as "opening the gate and closing the gate" in terms of enticing opponents into what you want them to do, rather than allowing them to do what they want to do!

Through a marker board discussion, Zombo presents six 1-2-2 forecheck situations. Situations vary in where you want to force the puck for a layered attack and includes strategies for continuous forechecking and forechecking off of face off losses. In each situation he details the strategies and tactics and reviews the situations that each variation fits into game play. The discussion is followed by on ice demonstrations that include Zombo teaching his players throughout each variation - offering a narrative of tips and tactics along the way.

In the second part of the DVD, Zombo diagrams and executes seven forecheck-specific drills that he uses to train his players for effective forechecking. The system's variations and drills all tie in with Zombo's three important components to the forecheck:

  • Approach angle to cut the rink in half
  • Read and respond
  • Communication between all five players for containment

This presentation is comprehensive, practical and extremely useful for teaching, training and mastering the 1-2-2 forechecking system!

82 minutes. 2011.




Mike McShane Hockey 2-pack
HD-03731A: with Mike McShane,
Norwich University Head Men's Hockey Coach;
2010 NCAA D-III National Champions;
2010 American Hockey Coaches' Association D-III National Coach of the Year;
3x NCAA D-III National Championships,
4x National Coach of the Year;
over 500 career victories and 8x appearances in the D-III Frozen Four.

Four-time National Hockey Coach of the Year Mike McShane believes that the best practices involve a lot of skating, they keep everyone involved, they are run at a high tempo and, most importantly, have a flow from one skill set to another.

In this presentation, Coach McShane gives you a high tempo, 29-drill practice that shows you how to build a flow into your practices that will connect the imperative skills of the game to critical system concepts.

McShane begins with a brief skating warm-up that includes five drills. Next he moves into passing and shooting drills, mirror drills, pivot drills, checking drills, a 1-on-1 series, a cycling series and a small games series. For each drill and skill, McShane not only coaches his players but also narrates key points of focus for coaching each phase of the activity.

Throughout the presentation, McShane repeatedly incorporates important intangibles of the game such as communication, teamwork and competitiveness while improving his player's hockey IQ.

This hockey practice DVD gives you a comprehensive set of fast, intense and competitive drills that shows you firsthand what a "best practice" should involve.

40 minutes. 2011.



HD-03731B: with Mike McShane,
Norwich University Head Men's Hockey Coach;
2010 NCAA D-III National Champions;
2010 American Hockey Coaches' Association D-III National Coach of the Year;
3x NCAA D-III National Championships,
4x National Coach of the Year;
over 500 career victories and 8x appearances in the D-III Frozen Four.

In this 3-part presentation, Mike McShane takes you through a complete guide to the power lock forechecking system that he has used with great success.

You will learn four objectives to maximize the power lock forechecking system: Turnovers, Transition, Retrievals, and Attacks.

Get detailed instruction on the power lock forechecking system in all three zones:

  • Offensive Zone - Aggressively attack the puck in the offensive zone while providing defensive support.
  • Neutral Zone - Position your players to create turnovers and quickly transition into the attack.
  • Defensive Zone - Provide your team with effective options for breaking the puck out of the defensive zone.

In each zone, McShane diagrams the positions and strategies for successful forechecking. He details the responsibilities of each player and how best to transition into the attack. Following the marker board sessions, McShane demonstrates the strategies on the ice.

McShane concludes the presentation with a system review that also profiles the foundational skills and the personnel breakdown of the power lock forechecking system.

Create more offense and better defensive support using Mike McShane's power lock forechecking system!

42 minutes. 2011.






All Access Miami of Ohio Hockey Practice
with Enrico Blasi,
Miami of Ohio Head Coach;
2009 national runner-up; 2 Frozen Four appearances;
2010 College Hockey News and CollegeHockey247.com National Coach of the Year; 2006 Spencer PenroseNational College Coach of the Year;
5x CCHA Coach of the Year

Enrico Blasi allows you unprecedented access to three of his Redhawk practices, revealing the drills and plays that have led Miami to back-to-back Frozen Four appearances in 2009-10.

This presentation includes three full practices, as well as a game film breakdown session and a film scouting session. See how Blasi and his staff evaluate each game and get tips on how to dissect an opponent in order to prepare your team for success.

Practice Breakdown:

  • Practice 1 is what Blasi describes as a "lunch bucket-hard work day." This practice focuses on 1-on-1 and 2-on-1 play, defensive zone work and battles.
  • Practice 2 has a game day focus with special attention to offense, special teams, flow, and game-like situations. Blasi also includes a film room session that breaks down a previous game, as well as a scouting report film breakdown for an upcoming game.
  • Practice 3 is devoted to offense, game-like situations, special teams and final preparations for the upcoming weekend series.

Throughout the three days of practice, Blasi shares marker board breakdowns of the drills and strategies before taking them onto the ice for live play.

Explore the positive energy of a Miami of Ohio hockey practice and learn how you can incorporate it into your program!

150 minutes. 2011.

All Access videos are designed to allow viewers from all over the world to see how successful coaches run their practices in a "live" practice setting. All Access videos allow viewers to see the practices un-edited and in real-time. You will see how top coaches run their drills, interact with their team and staff, how they motivate their team, the cue words they use, the atmosphere of the practice and how practices are structured from day to day. Many coaches visit successful colleges and high schools to watch practice. But if you live out of state or out of the country, visiting another coach's practice can be costly. That's why we created the All Access Practice Series of videos -- to bring the practices to you!




Ready for Battle! 12 Competitive Games for Ice Hockey
with Mark Carlson,
Cedar Rapids Roughriders (USHL) Head Coach;
2005 Clark Cup Champions;
2x U.S. Junior Select Team Head Coach ('08 and '09),
Back-to-Back World Junior A Challenge Champions ('08 and '09);
2008-09 United States Olympic Committee Development Coach of the Year

Mark Carlson weaves fun and aggressiveness into 12 highly competitive games where there is a winner and a loser.

Carlson offers marker board diagrams and fully explains the execution, purpose and benefits of each game prior to moving to on-ice demonstration with his players.

His games include:

  • Last Man Standing - A passing and receiving elimination game that drills good hard passing and puck control.
  • Net Game - A coach-scored game that focuses on conditioning, competitiveness, speed and puck control.
  • Crease Game - This game creates a battle to get into the paint while controlling the puck.
  • 2-on-0 Scoring (Game 1) - This highly competitive small ice game focuses on scoring goals.
  • 2-on-0 Scoring (Game 2) - This full ice game requires two goals to be scored to earn one point. Great for conditioning, puck control, shooting and goal tending work.
  • Stop and Start Scoring Game - Trains individual skill play while combining conditioning with detail. The game forces players to focus under duress and fatigue. The game's skill set includes goaltending, start and stop skills, breakaways, puck control, dekes and fakes.
  • 15 10 Drill - This forwards vs. the goalie and defensemen game creates 2-on-0, 2-on-1, 3-on-2 and breakaway situations.
  • 3 Puck Breakaway - This game drills combines shooting and goal tending with great conditioning value.
  • 4-on-3 Small Area - This game works on battling with body contact and promotes good tight defending. A great way to evaluate your players' hockey sense, awareness and vision.
  • 3
  • Net Game - Played in one zone with three nets in play. This game features strategy, quick puck play accountability and defending in a fast and chaotic atmosphere.
  • Nowhere to Hide - A 1-on-1 battle in a small confined corner area with a goalie. Forces tough nose to nose battle with focus on getting to the net front to score a goal.
  • 4-on-2 Goal Scoring Game - The focus is on front net pressure for both the offense and defenders.

These games are sure to assist you in developing a fun, competitive practice environment with high energy battles that focus on winning!

45 minutes. 2010.




15 Essential Hockey Drills for All Levels
with Mark Carlson,
Cedar Rapids Roughriders (USHL) Head Coach;
2005 Clark Cup Champions;
2x U.S. Junior Select Team Head Coach ('08 and '09),
Back-to-Back World Junior A Challenge Champions ('08 and '09);
2008-09 United States Olympic Committee Development Coach of the Year

In this two-part instructional hockey DVD, Mark Carlson presents simple, yet essential drills that are at the heart of player development and team success.

Drills for Puck Possession
Learn eight drills to develop these critical puck possession skills:

  • Quick, player to player puck movement
  • Agility skating and passing in tight spaces
  • No-handle passing while skating at full speed
  • D-to-D rear diagonal passing
  • Center support
  • Transition skill development
  • Indirect passing off the boards

Carlson concludes the segment with a full ice drill that combines these skills in a game-like, high speed setting.

Drills for Improving the Details
Carlson presents seven drills to teach and refine the finer points of the game:

  • Stick-in-hand discipline to cut down on stick and hand penalties
  • Shot blocking that keeps your players in a ready-to-play position
  • Shooting the puck at the optimal height making it difficult to defend
  • Stick skills for forwards
  • Skills and strategies to screen the goalie
  • Small, confined area competitive play to simulate game-like chaos
  • Accountability, responsibility and detail

Carlson introduces each drill with a maker board diagram and follows with on-ice demonstration. On the ice, Carlson narrates the drill and offers valuable tips on how to best achieve the goals that each drill presents.

Carlson stresses the simplicity of each drill and how through repetition and reinforcement, each drill can be very beneficial to your player development and team success!

52 Minutes. 2010.




3-Zone Face-Offs
with Blaise MacDonald, Colby College Head Coach;
former University of Massachusetts Assistant Coach;
former UMASS-Lowell Head Coach

Face-offs are an area of the game that requires dedicated time in every practice.

Blaise MacDonald feels that a team that can win 55 % of the 50-70 face offs that occur in a typical game definitely has the upper hand in the outcome of the game.

Coach MacDonald's five-part presentation features:

  • Technical Skills for the Face off - In this segment, he details 12 specific skills to take into consideration for improving your team's face offs. MacDonald also shares specific in-game coaching tips to put your team in better control of a face-off situation.
  • Defensive Zone Strategies - MacDonald shares five specific face-off plays that are designed to get the puck out of the defensive zone as quickly as possible.
  • Neutral Zone Strategies - See six proven face-off plays diagrammed and demonstrated.
  • Offensive Zone Strategies - MacDonald presents seven successful face offs that cover a variety of game situations.
  • Drills and Skills - MacDonald takes his team through a rapid fire series of the face-offs presented to give you a firsthand look at how he trains face-offs with his team on a daily basis.

In all, you get a total of 18 specific face-off plays, each diagrammed and demonstrated, as well as game and practice strategies that are sure to help your team gain an upper hand in winning the face-off battle over your opponents!

55 minutes. 2010.




Man-up Mission: Power Play
with Blaise MacDonald, Colby College Head Coach;
former University of Massachusetts Assistant Coach;
former UMASS-Lowell Head Coach

When successfully executed, the power play can create an emotional lift for your team and an emotional energy drain for your opposition.

Blaise MacDonald begins with an overview of power play strategies at each level of the game. He discusses how the power play becomes more of a factor in games as players advance in level.

MacDonald presents seven key technical and tactical ingredients for creating the best possible line up for your successful Man-Up Mission. Included in these key ingredients are helpful considerations on how to select the players that have the best technical and mental attributes for being on a power play unit.

Next, MacDonald presents a detailed overview of the technical skill set of the Man-Up Mission, followed by an on-ice demonstration of the tactical element to each set. The four areas covered include:

  • Breakout - Learn how to best get the puck out of the defensive and neutral zone with established routes and support. MacDonald demonstrates four set breakouts that can be used by players of all ages.
  • Entry into Zone - MacDonald details a hard wrap, soft chip and initial rush carry to enter the zone.
  • In-Zone Set-up - Discover strategizes for quickly getting into the system and changing the point of attack, including face off strategies to start a power play.
  • Point Pressure - Emphasizes the importance of getting to the point as quickly as possible.

Each segment features marker board diagrams followed by on-ice demonstrations that make these techniques clear and concise.

In the final segment, Drills and Skills, MacDonald presents live play that shows how to train your team for developing quick puck movement with an emphasis on point pressure.

The techniques and tactics in this video are appropriate for all levels of the game. This presentation is sure to assist you developing a dedicated and successful plan for your team's Man-up Mission!

65 minutes. 2010.




Controlled and Aggressive Forechecking Systems
with Blaise MacDonald, Colby College Head Coach;
former University of Massachusetts Assistant Coach;
former UMASS-Lowell Head Coach

Coach Blaise MacDonald shares two types of forechecks - a controlled high-pressure forecheck, which is used when the opponent has established control of the puck, and an aggressive forecheck where you hunt down the opponent and try and take away the puck. Starting with the "High" controlled forecheck, MacDonald demonstrates a 1-2-2 system that will give your team a strong defense in the middle of the ice and attacks the pass. The second system is a 5-Man High Pressure. This is based higher up in the neutral zone and tries to keep the puck in the offensive end. The 5-Man is ideal when you are protecting a lead or during a line change. MacDonald's aggressive forecheck systems are the Left Wing Lock and the Aggressive L Forecheck. The Left Wing Lock forces everything up the boards, which takes away the easy pass. The L Forecheck puts a lot of pressure on the defensemen, which forces them to make passes toward center ice allowing you a greater opportunity to steal the passes for easy scores. MacDonald details each system on the whiteboard and then demonstrates it on ice with members of his squad. MacDonald includes four drills that complement each system while working on the skills and tactical strategies needed to execute each system. Turn up the pressure on your opponents this season.

52 minutes. 2009.




Protect the House: Defensive Zone Coverage for Hockey
with Blaise MacDonald, Colby College Head Coach;
former University of Massachusetts Assistant Coach;
former UMASS-Lowell Head Coach

Coach Blaise MacDonald shows you how to "take away time and space" from your opponent in order to protect your goal. Coach MacDonald's zone defensive system provides aggressive defense on the puck, along with a solid secondary line of support, as well as a good net front and slot defensive presence, while the strong-side forward takes away any easy release opportunities. In addition, MacDonald covers swarm defensive zone coverage to outnumber your opponent in a confined area to create a loose puck. MacDonald also includes five drills to help build the zone defensive system. These drills cover everything from warm-ups to coordinate movements when the puck changes sides and transitioning to zone coverage, to weakside play and rollouts. Throughout this hockey DVD, MacDonald first diagrams the teaching points and positioning on the whiteboard, and runs through the details on the ice with his players. MacDonald touches on the team and individual principles needed to make this system work so that you are always protecting your house.

48 minutes. 2009.




Scoring Goals with the 1-3-1 Power Play
with Mark Carlson,
Cedar Rapids Roughriders (USHL) Head Coach; 2005 Clark Cup Champions;
2x U.S. Junior Select Team Head Coach ('08 and '09), Back-to-Back World Junior A Challenge Champions ('08 and '09); 2008-09 United States Olympic Committee Development Coach of the Year

Mark Carlson, the USHL's Coach of the Year in 2004-05, is a strong proponent of the 1-3-1 power play. The 1-3-1 offers your team several key advantages including the opportunity to shoot the puck frequently, always having three players at the net for rebounds, great positioning for puck retrieval, the ability to create 2-on-1 situations throughout the zone and positioning for offensive creativity. At the marker board, Coach Carlson details the 1-3-1 and shares strategies for getting the system started quickly at the point, how to position and space and shows the variety of 2-on-1 opportunities that different situations can bring about. Carlson discusses the essential skill set for the 1-3-1 power play that include the wrist shot, the one-time shot from either side and one-touch passing. Carlson then moves on ice and demonstrates all the aspects of the 1-3-1 power play. Increase your power play conversion using techniques from this excellent hockey DVD.

30 minutes. 2008.




Puck Possession: Drills & Strategies
with Mark Carlson,
Cedar Rapids Roughriders (USHL) Head Coach; 2005 Clark Cup Champions;
2x U.S. Junior Select Team Head Coach ('08 and '09), Back-to-Back World Junior A Challenge Champions ('08 and '09); 2008-09 United States Olympic Committee Development Coach of the Year

Puck Possession has become a predominant topic in hockey due to rule changes that greatly restrict players' ability to slow the game. To succeed, teams must put an emphasis on speeding the play.

Mark Carlson, the USHL's Coach of the Year in 2004-05, shares hockey drills and strategies that enhance speed and put a premium on gaining more puck possessions. Coach Carlson feels that there are three keys to puck possession: positioning, support and work ethic and these keys are prominent in the drills that he presents. Each drill and drill variation is diagrammed on a marker board before an on-ice demonstration. Carlson also shares work ethic intangibles for assisting your team to value puck possession, both individually and as a team.

51 minutes. 2008.




Overspeed Skating Drills
with Mark Carlson,
Cedar Rapids Roughriders (USHL) Head Coach; 2005 Clark Cup Champions;
2x U.S. Junior Select Team Head Coach ('08 and '09), Back-to-Back World Junior A Challenge Champions ('08 and '09); 2008-09 United States Olympic Committee Development Coach of the Year

Mark Carlson, the USHL's Coach of the Year in 2004-05, believes that training at an overspeed pace can greatly enhance actual game speed skill execution and in this hockey DVD shares 12 overspeed training drills. Coach Carlson first addresses the topic of overspeed drills on the ice and how they can help the level of performance and defines "overspeed" as executing hockey skills at a quicker pace than normal. Common in all of Carlson's 12 overspeed drills are moving feet, repetition, recovery time and elevated comfort zone. Shadow 1-on-1 is the first drill and challenges one player to mirror the quick turns and moves of his teammate. An advanced drill is the Figure 8 Neutral Zone and ends with a shot on goal. The Half and Full Peanut Drill teaches players to make tight and quick turns. Other drills featured include the Circle, S, Blue/Red Crossover, Dot, 2-0, 3-0 and Forward drills - all challenge players to perform beyond their normal capacity. Each drill is diagrammed and explained by Carlson then shown live on the ice.

46 minutes. 2008.




Breakout Drills
with Mark Carlson,
Cedar Rapids Roughriders (USHL) Head Coach; 2005 Clark Cup Champions;
2x U.S. Junior Select Team Head Coach ('08 and '09), Back-to-Back World Junior A Challenge Champions ('08 and '09); 2008-09 United States Olympic Committee Development Coach of the Year

Breakouts are necessary to create the dangerous 2-on-1 plays. Mark Carlson, the USHL's Coach of the Year in 2004-05, covers the key breakout ingredients - quick, move the puck, timing, talking, read pressure and maintain puck support - in these hockey drills. Details include getting to the puck quickly, check shoulder, not handling the puck, forwards in position and support of the puck. The defense drill uses only the defensemen in a 2-on-2 alignment. The next drill involves one defenseman and one forward and can be run out of both ends. The Mohawk Turn is a skill used in this drill where the player's chest is facing middle rink, ready to receive a pass. Breakout options include adding two defensemen with two forwards at both ends. Other drills focus on support and positioning, reading pressure in the neutral zone and reading pressure in breakouts. These hockey drills are fundamental in nature and rely on many small details to assure execution.

76 minutes. 2008.




Explosive Power Plays!
with Jack Parker,
Boston University;
2009 NCAA Champions;
3X NCAA Coach of the Year; Coach Parker has won three NCAA titles, four consecutive Eastern College Athletic Conference crowns and 20 Beanpots.

Using on-ice demonstration and game footage, Jack Parker teaches three plays for attacking teams during power play situations. Coach Parker's base play, the BU Power Play, creates 2-on1 situations from numerous angles within the offensive zone while providing shot opportunities for the player at the crease. His 1-3-1 Power Play is designed to create continuous high/low options while producing back-door options away from the puck. Parker's Power Play Rush is a quick-out against pressure that helps produce flow against traps. Each offense provides multiple scoring opportunities when your team is in one or two man-up situations.

1999. 45 minutes.




Becoming a Champion Hockey Player
with Enrico Blasi,
Miami of Ohio Head Coach;
2009 NCAA National Runner-Up;
2006 National Coach of the Year,
3X CCHA "Coach of the Year"

One of the fastest rising coaching stars in all of hockey is Miami of Ohio's Enrico Blasi who has earned a reputation for being one of the sport's finest teachers, technicians, and motivators. In this series for aspiring hockey players, Coach Blasi provides a resource that shows how athletes can improve in all phases of the game. Also included in the series is a Strength Training DVD featuring Matt Cady, Coach Blasi's strength and conditioning coach at Miami. This series is a must for any ice hockey player looking to achieve at a higher level!




How to Improve your Defensemen
with Mark Carlson,
Cedar Rapids Roughriders (USHL) Head Coach; 2005 Clark Cup Champions;
2x U.S. Junior Select Team Head Coach ('08 and '09), Back-to-Back World Junior A Challenge Champions ('08 and '09); 2008-09 United States Olympic Committee Development Coach of the Year

Mark Carlson, the USHL's Coach of the Year in 2004-05, shares 15 important drills and details for defensive hockey. His rebuilding efforts produced the best record and first Clark Cup title in team history. Coach Carlson's presentation begins with a drill for advancing the puck, which teaches quick advancement and checking shoulder. The one-man breakout drill focuses on small details of defensive play. The full ice one-on-one drill challenges players with gap and stick position of defensemen. One touch passing, shooting through the cones, forehand receive and blue line passing drills all help defenders develop offensive skills on the blue line. Carlson's "M" drill is his most effective competitive drill and is run at the end of practice. It works on wrist shots on the goal. Carlson also uses his players to illustrate tips on stick positioning. The stick-on-stick technique is taught for defensive purposes. All the hockey drills shown deal with the small details that will help your defensemen become better players. Improving defensive play is one big part of developing a successful hockey program year after year.

40 minutes. 2006.




Drills for Offensive Creativity
with Mark Carlson,
Cedar Rapids Roughriders (USHL) Head Coach; 2005 Clark Cup Champions;
2x U.S. Junior Select Team Head Coach ('08 and '09), Back-to-Back World Junior A Challenge Champions ('08 and '09); 2008-09 United States Olympic Committee Development Coach of the Year

Mark Carlson, the USHL's Coach of the Year in 2004-05, presents 15 important drills and details for exciting offensive hockey. His rebuilding efforts produced the best record and first Clark Cup title in team history. Coach Carlson's presentation begins with the 2-on-0 timing drill. This drill can help develop puck support, timing and under-handling the puck. Starting at the center of the rink, the Double Chip 2-on-0 drill combines shots on goal and using boards with a purpose. Carlson demonstrates drills to work on escape and transition in a 2-on-0 setting. Short and long passes are the key to the four player 2-on-0 drill. A favorite early practice drill is the Quick 3-on-0 drill, which incorporates the Mohawk turn and transition. Multiple repetitions are produced for the defensemen and forwards in the Breakout Options drill. Features of the drill are dumping it in the other corner, reverse breakouts by defensemen and making D to D pass. All the drills are reinforced with footage from Roughrider practice. These drills are demanding and push players to work on all fundamental skills need for winning hockey. Carlson believes these hockey drills will help you move the puck quicker, create exciting plays and create more offense for your team.

40 minutes. 2006.




Read & React Drills
with Nate Leaman,
Providence College Head Coach;
2011 Spencer Penrose Award as Division I Men's Coach of the Year (American Hockey Coaches Association);
former Union College (NY) Head Ice Hockey Coach;
US National Under-18 team Assistant Coach

Improving hockey sense with intense read and reaction drills is the focus of this impressive nine-drill hockey DVD. Nate Leaman believes that all players in practice can improve their thinking with and without the puck everywhere on the ice. This cerebral approach will improve team and individual skills and increase on ice IQ, as well as push players to go hard, finish hits and compete at game speed. To enhance knowledge, Coach Leaman explains and diagrams each drill. To stimulate the flow of play, players are allowed time to work through the drills. The nine drills are:

  • 3-on-0 Read and Reach Warm-up drill with three phases.
  • Gap Recovery, is a challenging 1-on-1 drill for defensemen, which requires good stick position.
  • Breakout Gap 1-on-1 Drill. Pressure is put on the defense to close a large gap.
  • Forecheck/Breakout Drill keys on forwards reading the offense and defense and creates demanding situations for defensemen that handle the pressure of breakouts.
  • Situations from the Neutral Zone is a rush drill that forces defensemen to read and react and requires communication and lateral reads.
  • 2-on-2 Plus 1 Drill starts with two forwards and two defenders then adds a backchecker to back pressure the puck.
  • Neutral Zone Attack Drill includes two phases and works on rush and forechecking position.
  • LSSU Backcheck Drill,
  • Ferris 3-on-1 Neutral Zone Play Drill

Coach Leaman takes a unique approach to teaching the game and the hockey mind through this comprehensive group of hockey drills.

40 minutes. 2006.




70 Ultimate Drills and Skills: Stickhandling, Puck Control, Moves & Fakes
with Pat Duggan,
St. Louis AAA Amateur Blues Head Coach

In this comprehensive drill-packed hockey DVD, Coach Pat Duggan shares more than 70 hockey drills to improve puck skills!

Duggan includes detailed teaching on both technical and strategic components of puck handling followed by skill and drill demonstration with various age group players.

Duggan also shares game scenarios where sound puck skills will prove advantageous to the player.

This four part DVD includes:

  • Part 1: Puck Control. Duggan shares 26 drills that will help teach and challenge players at any level learn to control the puck in both stationary and skating situations.
  • Part 2: Stickhandling. Duggan shares five drills that enable players to stickhandle in controlled and chaotic situations.
  • Part 3: Moves & Fakes. Duggan details nine different moves/variations to advance the puck.
  • Part 4: Off-Ice Drills. Duggan shares 23 different drills and skills for puck control and stickhandling that a player can do virtually anywhere - indoors or outdoors!
70 Ultimate Drills and Skills: Stickhandling, Puck Control, Moves & Fakes is a "must-have/must-see" DVD for hockey players and hockey coaches at any level wanting to elevate their individual or team puck skills! (Great for parents too!)

68 minutes. 2005.




Shooting and Passing: Techniques and Strategies
with Pat Duggan,
St. Louis AAA Amateur Blues Head Coach

In the first part of this three part hockey DVD, Stationary Shots, Pat Duggan teaches, coaches, and demonstrates eight different shots from a stationary position on the ice including: wrist, snap, pull-in snap, slap, pass shot, flip shot, backhand and backhand chip. Coach Duggan breaks down each shot into proper body position, hand position on the stick, the shot and follow-through along with strategies on targeting and shot situations. In Part 2, Moving Shots, Duggan repeats his strategic and technical instruction while moving on the ice. The moving shots are: wrist, snap, pull-in snap, slap shot, one time, and backhand. Duggan's personal demonstrations are followed by demonstrations from varied age demonstrators. In Part 3, Passes, Duggan continues his technical and strategic instruction including pass receive strategies and presents the following passes; forehand, saucer, backhand, drop and bump pass off the board. In Part 4, Drills, Duggan runs his demonstrators through four hockey drills that incorporate shooting and passing.

30 minutes. 2005.




15 Ultimate Hockey Drills for Defense
with Rick Trimble,
Rider University Assistant Coach;
Best-selling author of the Ultimate Hockey Drill Book (Vol.# 1,2, & 3)

Hockey "drill guru" Rick Trimble offers 15 of his favorite "Ultimate Hockey Drills" for defense. Trimble begins this Hockey DVD with "Tips for Defensemen," Trimble's valuable insights on defensive strategy. Drills 1-5 include one-on-one drills for individual skills including, high tempo transition, reverse passing, reverse follow-up, and escapes with the puck. Drills 6-9 move into support outlet, defensemen working together, pairings and combinations, and 1-on-1, 2-on-2, and 3-on-3 situations. Trimble's "Rider Breakout Series" is a progression of four phases of breakout drills (drills 11-14). Trimble's final drill is a resistance training drill for power skating.

42 minutes. 2005.




Bertagna Goaltending Series
HD-01922A: with Joe Bertagna, Director of the Bertagna Goaltending School, Commissioner of Hockey East, Executive Director of the American Hockey Coaches Association, and former Boston Bruins (NHL) and '94 U.S. Olympic Team goaltending coachLearn from the best! World-renowned goaltending coach Joe Bertagna has designed Goaltending Basics to highlight the essential ingredients toward becoming a successful goaltender! Segment 1: Basic stance: basic stance, butterfly stance, and smothering stance. Segment 2: Movement: forward/backward, shuffle, and T-glide movements. Segment 3: Recovery ability: working up and down, on the stomach, and on the side recovery skills. Segment 4: Save techniques with detailed guidelines for positioning, defending, and making the appropriate choice of equipment for a shot on goal. Segment 5: Game situations: change of directions, poke checks, tying up the puck, cover-ups, and defending the wraparound, puck handling for behind-the-net strategies, techniques for leaving the puck in a desirable position, screen situations, and breakaways. Segment 6: Mental aspects: details the role of the coach in keeping the goaltender in the proper state of mind and offers mental techniques and strategies to maintain an edge!57 minutes. 2002.HD-01922B: with Joe Bertagna, Director of the Bertagna Goaltending School, Commissioner of Hockey East, Executive Director of the American Hockey Coaches Association, and former Boston Bruins (NHL) and '94 U.S. Olympic Team goaltending coachCoach Joe Bertagna believes it imperative to create and implement practice drills for your goaltender that best simulate the reality, confusion, and chaos of game situations. Bertagna's drills cover a wide range of skill development ranging from fundamental through highly competitive game-like situations including: pre-practice/pre game drills, movement around the crease, move and clear, stop and gather, drills from the corners, dump in and break out, pass from the corner, 1 on 1 attacks, 2 on 1 attacks, lateral motion breakout, rebounding, determining angles, among others. Bertagna shares advice on creating your own drills for game situations and follows with progressive drills that add even more confusion and chaos at game speed! Bertagna offers a helpful selection of "after practice" drills that further assist goaltender development. Bertagna concludes his information-packed presentation with valuable coaching tips including off ice coaching strategies to help your goaltender become more successful.47 minutes. 2002.HD-01922C: with Joe Bertagna, Director of the Bertagna Goaltending School, Commissioner of Hockey East, Executive Director of the American Hockey Coaches Association, and former Boston Bruins (NHL) and '94 U.S. Olympic Team goaltending coachThrough his vast experience, Joe Bertagna has observed that young goaltenders play the position by "reacting", intermediate goaltenders "anticipate", then react, and the advanced goaltender has developed the ability of influencing play through the development of an established "method." The Advanced Goaltender takes you through a methodical process of helping you, the coach, become the catalyst for taking your goaltender beyond reacting to learn and establish a method. Bertagna takes you through game-like situational variations of: odd-ma[...]



Offensive Blue Line Attack Options
with Paul Pooley,
University of Notre Dame Associate Head Coach;
former Providence College Head Coach

In this 3-part video, Coach Paul Pooley shares the concepts and principles of creating scoring opportunities off of an offensive rush. In Part 1, Pooley breaks down the essentials of individual player development as they relate to quality scoring opportunities. Included are tips for surveying a situation, discussing under-handling of the puck vs. over-handling, and strategies for facing tight gap and loose gap defensive situations. Each of the seven situations (5 tight gap and 2 loose gap) is explained and diagramed in detail followed by on-ice demonstration. Part 2 begins by sharing five Keys to Scoring Goals along with three Principles for Team Support: puck Support, Mid-lane support, and triangulation. Pooley proceeds with 10 team tactic situation/options (5 tight gap and 5 loose gap) with both marker board explanation and on-ice demonstration. In Part 3, Pooley shares five drills he uses as training essentials for attack options designed to simulate high tempo, game-like situations.

47 minutes. 2005.