Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Czech Republic 2-1-2 Overload Defensive Zone Coverage

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  •  2-1-2 Overload Defensive Zone Coverage


  • Taking away time and space


  • Overload 5 players one side of ice

Mistakes Made by Czech Republic:

  • Czech players were in good position; But sticks not on ice


  • Overload when puck is in corner
  • Overload when puck is on boards


  • Maintain 2-1-2 Defensive Balance

  • Always have pressure on puck

  • Sticks must be on ice

  • Maintain Man You Goal

  • Move quickly when puck is moved from one side of ice to other


  • Always have pressure on puck carrier
  • Always out number the opposition
  • Finish your checks
  • 1st man body, 2nd man puck
  • Man, You, Goal
  • Body in shooting lane
  • Sticks in passing lanes

Related Videos & Teaching Points:

Power Thoughts:

"At Boston University, I motivated negatively.  I found that although it can work at first, by the end of the year, everyone is dying for the year to end and you have lost them.  The last two years at BU I motivated positively and got much better
-Rick Pitino

Leadership Tips:

John C. Maxwell's brand new book, "The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth" 

  • The Law of Modeling: It's Hard to Improve When You Have No One But Yourself to Follow
  • The Law of the Mirror: You Must See Value in Yourself to Add Value to Yourself
  • The Law of the Rubber Band: Growth Stops When You Lose the Tension Between Where You Are and Where You Could Be
  • The Law of Contribution: Developing Yourself Enables You to Develop Others

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