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If the player also wants harsh criticism

In these days be regarded hockey coaches especially. This, according to the allegations of former players in North America due to verbal or even physical Assault, because of a psychological game, and a fundamental abuse of power. Because of this nearly three-week-old Video is making a small round in social media: How the Davos coach Christian Wohlwend during a Time out, Luca Hischier violently together, to dive, during this stoically sits on the bench.

Because it's short: Christian Wohlwend and Luca Hischier. (Source: Twitter/MySports)

To outsiders this scene irritating and in the first moment, those allegations must confirm with the Trainer. At second glance, however, it is also a good example to discuss the question, where in the case of allegations of a line can be drawn or pulled should be, that is to say when there really is abuse, and abuse of power goes. Hischier and also Wohlwend, he, after some skepticism, initially, are willing to talk about this topic.

"anything can happen"

The player is first of all perplexed, that this should ever be an issue. "It was completely legitimate, what happened there," says Hischier. "I had made a very stupid mistake, was annoyed about me, and expected one "scared"." That it came to this outbreak Wohlwends, explains this in the "short version" so, "Luca responded in that Moment is funny, because it has chased me for a minute "". If you have a lot of energy and Affection in a player to invest, it can also happen something like this." That alone is hardly enough to understand, it is the "long version" and a brief review needs.

Luca Hischier, 24, Valais, is outside of the hockey Insider scene for the time being, especially known for his last name: He is the older brother of Nico Hischier, the first NHL-number-1-Draft of the Switzerland and a top player for the New Jersey Devils. However, Luca is the model of Nicos, he is in the NHL because of the brother in the back of number 13.

brothers: Nico and Luca Hischier at the reception in Naters on 30. June 2017, after Nico of the New Jersey Devils in the NHL Draft had been drawn as number 1. Right mother Katja is seen. (Photo by Dominic Steinmann/Keystone)

Luca goes to 2018, according to Davos, SC Bern, where he remains for eight years, first of all, young players, and the last three years in the NLA-Team storm. One of the main reasons for the Transfer: Arno Del Curto, who trains at the time, nor the HCD. Because Hischier, as he says, wanted to be Pushed all of it here:". I wanted to get out of the feel-good oasis, you're in a Club as a separate Junior often. This is nothing against the SCB – I liked it very well in Bern."

These comparisons nothing

Wohlwend bring Hischier knows selections from earlier times in Junior, when he still worked for the Association. And before that, as Wohlwend in Lugano, the assistant coach was, he would have seen the Valais striker in his Team. Because: "Luca is a great talent. But he is also regarded as an eternal Talent, one that is unable to retrieve its potential." And Wohlwend also says this: "I know that Luca is suffering from the constant comparisons with his brother Nico. People love to compare, even though it brings nothing. I know that you All compare me with the Arno."

First season in professional hockey: Luca Hischier, in the Dress of the SC Bern. (Peter Schneider/Keystone)

As to Wohlwend Del Curtos successor in Davos, and the two find together, Hischier, a kind of "special project" of the Trainer. This joins the paths intersect also in the whole family of the Valaisan open ears: As Wohlwends in the summer with Rino and Nico Hischier and the conversation turned to Luca, it is in the spirit of the father and the brother, that the Davos coach takes our utmost attention to Luca.

To often be too strict with yourself

Wohlwend uses spoken the same the long time to the beginning of the season when Luca because of a concussion for ten weeks out of action is: "I have invested a lot of time and effort with him about topics such as attitude, way of thinking and negativity." Hischier puts it like this: "I am often too hard on ourselves."

And because Wohlwend in the player, so much potential, he goes from the beginning to other and more ways than usual. As Hischier, finally, is to give his Comeback, bring it to the Coach immediately next to Enzo Corvi and Mattias Tedenby, two of the best Davos striker. "This was a vote of confidence," says Hischier, retains its place in this line and the last Match for Match, playing perhaps his best football career. He really is blossoming. Wohlwend have gekitztelt in terms of its setting, a little out of it, says Hischier: "the fact That I don't have to give everything and fight when it's running to me."

"I had a good time in Bern": Luca Hischier (left) with Thomas Ruefenacht in celebration of the SCB on the 16. April 2016 on the Federal square in Bern. (Photo by Peter Klaunzer/Keystone)

Hischier says: "I like Coaches who are very honest, talk a lot and everything to you very directly say, even if this means that you will be harshly criticized." Wohlwend says, however, "I think that Luca needs a coach to kick him in the butt. I'm not willing to do that." Once this had happened now. But that is a matter between the two of you: "Just the two of us can really understand what is about to happen. Luca knows that I like him. His next step must be, that he can retrieve the performance even without my special attention."

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Created: 05.12.2019, 18:05 PM

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