Dr. Mike Bracko

Sports Physiologist • Skating Coach

Dr. Mike Bracko

Sports Physiologist • Skating Coach

Skating Coach Certification Program

COMING SOON — Online Skating Coach Certification

Skating Coach Certification Program —
Webinar with PowerPoint, DVD Chapters Skill Analysis, and Videotape Observation of a Skating Clinic.

  • Understand the 4 skating characteristics of fast hockey players

    1. Arm movement side-to-side

    2. Wide stride with a lot of space between skates.

    3. Low, quick recovery after push-off.

    4. Recovery skate lands on ice in-line with shoulder-hip-knee to get skate on inside edge to start push-off quickly.

  • Identify research showing objectively what are the skating characteristics of fast hockey players.

  • Watch videos of NHL players (or fast females) to see how players skate during a game.

  • Apply the research to teach biomechanically correct skating.

  • Develop the ability to analyze skating skills and give feedback to players for skill development/improvement.

  • Understand the 27 skating characteristics used during a game: forward stride, backward stride, gliding turns, x-over turns, pivots, stopping, acceleration, skating with puck, etc.

  • Implement coaching techniques to improve your practices.

  • Identify new drills to help players be faster, quicker, and better balance.

  • On-ice sessions are customized for teams — full ice and half ice practices.

  • 101 drills for game-performance skating ... from stride to shot.

  • Levels 1, 2, & 3.

  • For hockey associations, hockey or ringette coaches, and power skating coaches.

  • Be a certified Hockey Institute Skating Coach from Dr. Mike Bracko!

  • Custom order certification clinics for associations or contact Dr. Mike to arrange a certification clinic for your team or group of coaches.

COMING SOON — Online Skating Coach Certification

Please call, write or e-mail for more information about the Skating Coaching Certification.

403-246-3880
bracko@hockeyinstitute.org

 

 

Hockey Skating Coach
Certification - Level 1

Preview the most anticipated coaching certification in hockey. Webinar on skating research & practical application, videos of skating clinics, biomechanical analysis of all levels of players, skating drills DVD, written test for certification.

 

 

 

Dr. Bracko's Top Shelf
A monthly newsletter with practical information about skating instruction and improving skating performance for all ages. It also has information about dry-land training, nutrition, and specialized training for high performance skating. The newsletter gives useful information to parents, coaches, and players.

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Dr. Bracko's Top Shelf
A monthly newsletter with practical information about skating instruction and improving skating performance for all ages. It also has information about dry-land training, nutrition, and specialized training for high performance skating. The newsletter gives useful information to parents, coaches, and players.

Register

Hockey Institute
403.246.3880
bracko@hockeyinstitute.org