Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Keith McAdams Coaching Tips: Norway Control Breakout & Rush

Norway Control Breakout & Rush


Control Breakout:  

  • Follow a set pattern

  • Stop behind net
  • Control skate
  • Timing
  • Filling three lanes
  • Width & depth in the attack

  • Control Breakout, Sure Entry, Possession, Set up

  • Move the puck to the fastest skater
  • Form Offensive Triangle

Related Videos & Teaching Points:

Power Thoughts:

"Winning is the most important thing in my life, after breathing. Breathing first, winning next."
-George Steinbrenner

"One way to break up any kind of tension is good deep breathing."
-Byron Nelson

Sports Psychology Tips:


  1. The concentration of attention and energy on your game.
  2. One deep, slow breath
  3. Your breath must be slow, but game functional. 
  4. You need to teach yourself to breathe deeply throughout the game.
  5. Practice breathing deeply during your practice.

One Deep Breath Will Mean a Lot to Your Game: 

  • On bench - Sit tall and breathe deeply
  • On face off -  Be in good hockey position and breathe deeply.
  • During the game - Pick your spot and have one good deep breath.

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