This recently released 2nd edition of Field Hockey – Steps to Success will help you and your players enter the game with confidence, knowing you’ve mastered the essentials. Field Hockey: Steps to Success combines a comprehensive, progressive approach with in-depth instruction, illustrations, and 86 drills.
Master coach and field hockey legend Elizabeth Anders details the step-by-step program that will teach you how to develop these skills:
Score more goals by developing better shooting techniques.
· Improve ball control and dribbling.
· Establish solid passing and receiving skills.
· Develop better footwork and balance for improved stick handling.
· Employ attacking and defensive tactics.
· Become a better goalkeeper through correct positioning and increased awareness in the net.
The book is written by Elizabeth Anders with Sue Myers. Coach Anders is a dominant figure in field hockey. Her accomplishments include being the winningest coach in college field hockey, leading her teams to nine NCAA National Championships, and serving as head coach of the U.S. national field hockey team for three periods: 1985, 1990-93, and 2003-04. During her 35 years as a field hockey player, Anders twice earned a spot on the U.S. women's Olympic field hockey team and is the current Olympic Games record holder in scoring, winning a bronze medal in 1984. She was inducted into the United States Field Hockey Association Hall of Fame in 1989.
This is a great book for coaches, players and parents. Many consider this the best field hockey book ever written.