As a coach and player I see this scenario all too often. A player gets a clean break, one on one with the goalie. They look down at their stick and shoot, or completely freeze up and then get too close to the goalie to do anything and jam the puck right into his pads or chest. Don't let this happen ...READ MORE +
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After building your backyard rink it's time to install the liner. You don't want to rush this process though as having your liner in too early can cause some problems (debris build up, and tears that cause leaks) When to install your liner and how to fill it When the weather will be ...READ MORE +
Last year I started a series on stickhandling drills. This is the first skill that I recommend any hockey player learns when it comes to stickhandling. It's a simple movement, but is quite difficult for new players to perform quickly. Learning to do this at a decent speed will teach many things. ...READ MORE +
If you're looking to start playing hockey you will need to get proper fitting hockey equipment. This can be a confusing process if you've never played before. We recommend going to a good local hockey shop with knowledgeable staff to answer your questions and help you find the right fit, but that ...READ MORE +
By Tyler Hinds, ProSmart Hockey (@THinds3) We are well into our season now, practices have become routine, maybe even monotonous, and the players are looking a little complacent. It’s time to spice things up a bit so that we can continue to challenge our players to keep developing their skills. ...READ MORE +
As a men's league hockey player I know the pain of breaking a hockey stick. I'm a frugal guy, so every time I was in a sports store I would look for big discounts on hockey sticks so I could have some backups when needed. My frugality led me to focusing on how to get the most life out of each ...READ MORE +