In this episode, Coach Andy and Coach Eric answer the common question of how to stand out as a hockey player. They cover how to train skills that transfer to the game, the “skill guy” problem, evolving your game at higher levels, the mental framework needed to grow as a player, and related topics!
Ep.94 | How to Stand Out with Coach Andy
Show Notes and Resources
The boys open with a discussion on skills training – specifically stickhandling and shooting. Coach Andy describes how to apply skills in a game and what ‘quality’ means when training skills. He outlines the “skill guy” problem and how most try to develop into the same type of player in a game. He moves on to discuss how to evolve your game to fit higher levels with better competition and the mental framework necessary to accomplish this.
They finish up discussing the willingness to be uncomfortable when developing new skills and the role of communication.