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.
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How to Plan a Hockey Practice

HOCKEY PRACTICE PLANNING Hockey Skill Development can be a straightforward task once you have taken the time to develop a good hockey practice or seasonal plan. A practice / seasonal plan is made up of a number of important components that should be given strong consideration each time you ...

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Hockey Practice Skills Guide

Hockey practice skills, showing the skills to teach during hockey practice

HOCKEY PRACTICE SKILL DEVELOPMENT GUIDELINES The following is a guide to what types of skills should be taugt during a hockey practice. As you can see for the initiation stage you should focus mostly on technical skills such as shooting, skating, stopping and so on, however for Bantam and Midget ...

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How To Take A Wrist Shot

How to Take a wrist shot in hockey The basic wrist shot https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqYx_FYiAAg Improving Wrist Shot power https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joeZfFfKpwU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coazscNYR9A Improving Wrist Shot Release ...

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Tips for Running a Hockey Practice

10 HOCKEY PRACTICE TIPS Below are tips that will help a coach run a successful and productive hockey practice. There are 10 key ingredients a coach should mix into each practice. Collectively these lead to enjoyment and learning for both players and coaches  Coaches should have a minimum of ...

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Youth Hockey Practice Basics

HOCKEY PRACTICE PHILOSOPHY Originially printed in the OMHA Hockey Drill book. Published with permission from OMHA Hometown Hockey KEEP THEM MOVING Whether its practice, clinic, or camp, ice sessions should be designed to engage every participant consistently. Kids don’t attend practice to ...

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2010 Russian Olympic Hockey Team Roster

The Russians have released their picks for the 2010 Olympic hockey team. The Canadian team is set to be released on December 30th and will be posted on this blog when it is released. For now we can take a look at the Russian team and see what Canada will be up against. By the looks of it they have ...

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7 Traits Every Pure Goal Scorer Possesses

Hockey Slap shot

Throughout the history of the NHL there have been many pure goal scorers. From Maurice "Rocket" Richard to Alexander Ovechkin and everyone in between, all of these goal scorers have striking similarities that you can practice and implement on the ice. Even players who are naturally gifted with the ...

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5 Tips That Will Make You A Better Goal Scorer

5 Tips That Will Help You Score More Goals This Season One thing every player, coach and parent likes is more goals. Every hockey player loves to score goals, especially in clinch situations like the playoffs and overtime. The moments that are created when a hockey player scores a game changing, ...

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Flat Bottom V

Flat Bottom V Skate Sharpening The flat bottom v sharpening method is the newest craze to hit the hockey world. The flat bottom v was created and first introducted in early February 2009 by Blackstone sports in Kingsville, Ont. The unique skate sharpening method promises better gliding ability, ...

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How to Stop Violence in Minor Hockey

Published by Jeremy Rupke After a recent article published in the Toronto Star regarding violence in minor hockey many parents, coaches and referees are asking how can we reduce violence in minor hockey? The article suggests that violence is on the rise in minor hockey. Keep in mind that the ...

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Power Skating Drills

Power Skating Power skating is very important if you want to build your strength, acceleration and technique. If you are serious about playing hockey then you should implement many power skating drills into your practice. All of the power skating techniques shown in these videos are for on ice ...

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Elite Power Skating Video

This power skating video is part 2 in the series of 3. This video show's power skating drills that incorporate stick handling and puck control. Incorporating stick handling into power skating drills is a good way to build a players ability to control the puck in many situations. While most power ...

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How to Deke in Hockey

how to deke in hockey

If you are reading this article then it is likely that you play hockey. Well I'm here to help; we will get right to the point. We will first look at deking out the opposing team members. Every player should know how to deke, however many players do not deke properly. This article shows the ...

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How to Score more Goals in Hockey

Do you freeze up on breakaways? Do you want to score more goals in Hockey? Read this article to learn what to do to score more goals in hockey! If you have read my article on how to deke, you are now ready to learn how to beat the goalie. This may be easier said than done, but there are some ...

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My new hockey blog

Hey my name is Jeremy I love hockey and have wanted to start a site with how to hockey videos and articles for a while now. I finally got into a position where I could dedicate some time to making a how to hockey website so that is what I am doing. I plan on adding a lot of instructional hockey ...

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