Playing Pro Hockey

Playing Pro Hockey

Book - 2015
Rate this:

To play professional hockey, you need plenty of grit and determination--it's a physically and emotionally punishing job. Millions of people are expecting you to give your all, connect on your checks, outskate your competitors, and do whatever it takes to score goals. To perform at that level, you must be in impeccable shape all year round. You'll spend hundreds of hours practicing skills, working with teammates, and watching video. Plus you'll need to cope with constant media attention and all of the travel that goes with the 82-game season. But for those who reach the pros, the long hours and hard work are totally worth it.

This book, which was reviewed by 12-year National Hockey League (NHL) veteran Mark Parrish, offers an authentic look at what life is like as a pro hockey player. You'll learn:

* How players climb the ranks to reach the NHL

* The types of workouts and dietary plans NHL players use

* How NHL players prevent and treat injuries

Go behind the scenes and see what it's really like to be an NHL star!

Publisher: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Company, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781467738477
1467738476
Characteristics: 64 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Call Number: J 796.96264 HAW

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at DCL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top