Threat Awareness
Quick recovery following mistakes
Keeping Positive
Ability to relax
Ability to keep cool after a save/score – regain focus
Reaction to being pulled from line
Seeing the ice – knowing your opponent
Seeing the ice – Outside your blue line
Seeing the ice – Behind your blue line
Ready, Read, React, Recover, Reposition
Analyze and Forget Mistakes
Emotional Control
Penalty – Justified
Penalty – Questionable
Penalty – Attributable to your poor emotional control
1 (clueless) to 10 (mastery)
Ability to relax – generally
Goal setting
Shifting negative thought patterns – self-talk
Use of affirmations – self-talk
Managing pre-competition arousal
Productive focus for arousal “on the ice”
Use of Imagery to “visualize” proper execution and performance
Stretching & Strength Training
Team focus – total offensive effort – assist awareness
Team focus – total defensive effort – direct & indirect
Physicality – Appropriate & Productive
Physicality – Inappropriate penalty triggers
Ability to develop good defensive habits amongst teammates
Ability to develop good offensive habits amongst teammates
Full effort, every time, every play
1 (clueless) to 10 (mastery)