Hi my name is Jeremy Rupke. My goal is to break every hockey skill down into easy to understand articles and videos. I explain everything step-by-step to help others improve. I'm active on Instagram, Facebook and more, you can follow through the links above. If you want to learn more about me you can read my about page. Thanks for reading and sharing!
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How to Improve Hockey Speed

how to improve hockey speed

Increasing Hockey Speed - By Jeremy Weiss Increasing hockey speed is a never-ending pursuit for most hockey players… or at least it should be!! Today's game is much different than it used to be. The crack-down on "clutch-and-grab" hockey has really opened up the ice for the skilled athlete. ...


How to Improve Slapshot Accuracy

Slap shot accuracy

For the last few months a lot of our readers have been participating in the slapshot challenge where we have shown you how to take a slapshot, how to improve your slapshot power, slapshot tips and where slapshot power comes from. Now we are going to take a break from learning to break the glass ...


Two Types of Wrist Shots

Two types of wrist shots

Yes there are two types of wrists shots in hockey, yet I am amazed at how many people are unaware of this fact. A newcomer to the game of hockey asked for some wrist shot tips in a popular hockey forum. Many beer leaguers who have been playing hockey for years tried to help. The problem was that ...


EZ Goal Folding Hockey Net Review

EZ goal hockey net

I recently received an EZ goal from hockeyshot.com and have had the chance to take it out, set it up, and take a bunch of shots. I have been shooting on this net for a few weeks now and tested it for quality and durability. If you are thinking of getting a hockey net, check out this Hockey net ...


12 Pro Face-Off Tips

face off hockey

Thanks to Jeff Serowik, former NHL'er and owner of Pro Ambitions Hockey, Inc. for these great face-off tips. Tips for taking a face-off in hockey: Great knee bend Grip the stick with one hand on top of shaft and the other hand really low on shaft for leverage Watch the referees hand and ...


Green Biscuit Review

The green biscuit is a hockey training puck that is designed to replicate the feeling of stickhandling with a real hockey puck on ice. While many ( too many!) products promise the feel of stickhandling with a real puck, only a few can deliver. How did it stack up? Read on to find out. If you ...


How to Improve Slapshot Power

How to improve slapshot power by flexing the stick

As part of our slapshot challenge it is our mission to help you improve slapshot power and accuracy. In this article we will show you how to turn your muffin of a slapshot into a howitzer. Proper slapshot technique Proper technique is the most important aspect of your slapshot, in fact by using a ...


How and When to Shoot Low in Hockey

A lot of hockey players like to snipe the top corners, and why wouldn't you? It looks pretty and makes you look like a pro. The only problem is that when you start getting better at hockey, so do the goalies. Goalies love to rob players with their flashy glove saves, or brilliant blocker saves. In ...


Hockey Shooting Pad Review

shooting board review

The Guys over at hockeyshot were kind enough to send us some awesome hockey training products for us to review. The first training product we reviewed is the first item you should buy if you want to work on stick handling and shooting; and if you use our coupon (bottom of page) you get $10 off ...


How to Win Face-Offs

We just published a face-off video and article with a tonne of great tips for winning more faceoffs, check it out here how to win faceoffs in hockey This is a guest post from Jeff Serowik, former NHL'er and owner of Pro Ambitions Hockey, Inc. A former teammate of mine Yanic Perreault who had ...


How to do the Scoopy Puck Move

Remember back in 1996 when Mike Legg was playing for Michigan State, went behind the net, scooped the puck up on his stick and put it top shelf? Fast forward 10 years and Sidney Crosby does a perfect repeat of the Mike Legg goal. The question is, what should we call this move? The Crosby move, ...


Wrist Shot Videos

Wrist shot videos

Wrist Shot for Beginners This video teaches you how to take a wrist shot in under a minute. I show you every single motion that is involved in the wrist shot. When browsing on YouTube I was sick of long winded, boring videos that fail to mention important aspects of the wrist shot. I went out and ...


How To Ice Skate Video

How to ice skate

This video shows you how to ice skate. This video is for absolute beginners. You should learn the proper ice skating form, what you might be doing wrong (common beginner mistakes when it comes to hockey / ice skating) and how to become more confident on skates. We will add more videos on how to ice ...


Slapshot Challenge

Slapshot Challenge Over the summer of 2010 we had a slapshot challenge where we challenged hockey players from around the world to improve their slapshot. This was our first contest and the blog was still a bit new, but we had over 200 people sign up and participate. We posted articles with ...


How To Improve Wrist Shot Accuracy

how to aim wristshot

Written by Jeremy Rupke How often do you have a perfect scoring opportunity staring you right in the face? There is a nice open spot that the goalie is not covering so you pull the puck back, take aim, and fire… and you miss the net, or put the puck right in the goalies chest. This unfortunate ...


Peewee Hockey Drills OMHA

I have found a bunch of Peewee hockey drills that I wanted to share. The drills focus on puck control, stickhandling, shooting, skating, acceleration, agility and more. These drills were developed by the OMHA and posted on home town hockey . These drills are republished with permission from the ...


The Role of a Winger in Hockey

right wing hockey

There are two wingers in hockey, right wing, and left wing. Both wing men, as well as the centermen are referred to as forwards. The forwards are offensively minded and will score the majority of your teams goals. As a winger you will mostly play on your side of the ice, right wing will play up and ...


Weighted Hockey Stick Drills

stickhandling tip

In my last post I showed you how to make a weighted hockey stick, now I will show you what you can do with it. Stickhandling is a very important skill to master if you want to be a great hockey player. There are many ways that you can improve your stickhandling and in this article I will show you ...


How To Make A Weighted Hockey Stick

Many hockey players are looking for new ways to improve their stickhandling. One stickhandling tip that I found REALLY helps is using a weighted hockey stick. There are a lot of products on the market like hockey stick weights, and even just plain heavy hockey sticks, but I found a great way to ...


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