Hey guys, I have had a lot of requests for off-ice stickhandling drills. There are a lot of great stickhandling drills out there and I could probably make about 20 videos, but luckily for me somebody already did! I would have loved to make these myself, but I figured the sooner I share them with you the quicker you can start practicing!
Update: I have made a collection of stickhandling drills, but also much more than that. I have written an e-book with 18 pages explaining all the fundamentals of stickhandlind. I also have a half hour off-ice video explaining everything you need to know about controlling the puck with a number of great drills, and a half hour on-ice video troubleshooting all the most common problems players have with stickhandling and how you can fix them. If you are interested check out my Complete guide to stickhandling
20 Stickhandling Videos by USA Hockey
I really have to hand it to USA Hockey here for making a great series of videos. You can see the original page here and I have included the videos below. You can download each video to your computer and watch them whenever you want. I also included the youtube videos below (all the videos combined to a 2 part series) if you want to browse through them and see some of the drills.
What You Need
In the video they use a nice smooth surface and a stickhandling ball. You can find these online at Hockey Shot or check your nearest hockey store. I find most stores have stickhandling balls, but a good hockey shooting pad is hard to come by in the stores. If you don’t already have a shooting pad my favourite is the extreme passing kit.
If you are looking for more instruction, tips and advice check out my Complete guide to stickhandling it’s basically my 20+ years of knowledge of stickhandling all put into one easy to read e-book and two half hour instructional videos
Remember, the only way you are going to improve your skills is to practice a lot so keep on practicing!