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Turning: How to turn better in Hockey

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by Jeremy Rupke on March 5, 2014

Turning is one of the fundamental skills that every hockey player needs to learn. Sure you might be able to turn, but how well can you do it? There is a big difference in a slow gradual and off balance turn VS a quick, tight, sharp turn. In this video and article we are giving [...]

So far in our skating series we have covered the basic hockey stance, the forward stride, stopping, turning, edges, and balance. You should have a pretty good grasp on skating by now but what about transitions? This is when you are skating forwards and need to switch to skating backwards, or you are skating backwards [...]

Never Shoot Like This…

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by Jeremy Rupke on February 17, 2014

Wait… So I’m NOT supposed to shoot like Alex Ovechkin, Phil Kessel, Sidney Crosby and many other top scoring NHL forwards? That’s what I was told many times growing up and still hear today. I wanted to publish this article and video to help debunk this myth. The fact is there are many ways to [...]

How to Skate Backwards

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by Jeremy Rupke on January 30, 2014

Skating backwards is a challenging skill for anyone to learn. The feeling of moving backwards is not natural at first, but with some practice and determination you will get the hang of it. In this article we have two videos for you to help you learn how to skate backwards. This video is a part [...]

How to Raise the Puck and improve your accuracy

January 19, 2014
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The first thing any hockey player wants to learn (when it comes to shooting) is how to lift the puck. The problem is many players try all kinds of different methods and try anything and everything to raise the puck. In this article I am going to teach you the proper technique for lifting the [...]

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Stickhandling Training Aid Review: The Dangler

January 13, 2014
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HockeyShot has a new line-up of training aids and I have been slowly testing and reviewing all the new products. “The Dangler” and the Mini Dangler are among two of the new stickhandling training aids released that are designed to help hockey players improve their hands. What is the Dangler? The Dangler is a pretty [...]

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Pre-Game Preparation for Hockey Players

January 11, 2014
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Author: Geoff Winchester – (full bio at bottom of article) I am lucky to have had the opportunity to work with a number of NHLers training their bodies and minds to ensure they can handle the demands of their job and perform optimally every night. But I learn from them way more than I [...]

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Improve Your Forward Stride: Learn to Skate Episode 5

January 8, 2014
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The forward stride is the most used movement in hockey, however many players neglect to try to improve it. Many players think that once they can skate and move forwards they are fine, however even PRO hockey players continue to work on their forward stride throughout their entire career! The forward stride is the most [...]

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5 Balance Drills for Hockey Players – Learn to Skate Series

December 22, 2013
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If you are dedicated to improving your skating, shooting and stickhandling then balance drills and edge work drills are going to give you the biggest results. You might be asking why would a skating drill help improve my shooting and stickhandling? I am glad you asked Drills that help a hockey player improve balance will [...]

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Extreme Passer Pro – Full Review

December 21, 2013
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Want to work on your dangles, shooting and passing? The Extreme Passer Pro could be the perfect training aid for you! With this new rebounder from you can work on a number of different skills off-ice or on the ice What is the Extreme Passer Pro? Unlike the new Extreme Passing Kit – which [...]

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