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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What is your shot missing?

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Every shot in hockey is not just one motion, but a combination of many subtle movements. Every part of your body is working together to generate power, accuracy, lift and control of the puck. If one part of your shot is lacking, or incomplete this will result in less power and accuracy. In this ...

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The Anything For Hockey Team

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Out of over 10 000 applicants, Molson Canadian selected 11 people who have done anything for hockey. These are their stories The story of 11 people who do Anything For Hockey            Learn more about the Anything for Hockey Team Rich Lewis ...

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The 73 Year Old Hockey Rookie

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I've been helping people learn how to play hockey and improve their skills for the past 6 years. Most of that help has been done over the internet with the use of videos and articles. I also respond to a lot of emails! One of the most common questions I get online is "Am I too old to start ...

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Improve your 1 on 1 Defense – 4 video series

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One topic we haven't covered a lot here on How To Hockey is defense. I've been getting requests for a few years for more info for playing defense, so I have put together a 4 video series all about playing defense! These videos are not JUST for defensemen. As a coach, I have a simple rule, when ...

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Are You Finishing Your Shot?

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A common problem I see with newer hockey players is something I call "not finishing your shot". In hockey it's common knowledge that to get more power, you need good weight transfer, but that's how you start your shot, so how do you finish it? Finishing your shot requires a "snap" motion at the ...

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Green Biscuit Alien Review

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The Green Biscuit Alien is the newest training puck in the Green Biscuit lineup. This one probably has the coolest feature, in that it lights up! This means you can still throw that sauce, even when the sun has gone down. Check out our video below for full details, if you want to pick one up we ...

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Advanced Hockey Drills – 101 drill collection

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Hockey drills are the backbone of a good practice. Coaches are always scouring for new drills to try to teach a certain point, or help their players develop and enhance their skills. There are a lot of drill resources out there, however most free sources lack organization and experience. By ...

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The Goal Scorers Secret

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Every hockey player loves to score! For newer players getting that first goal can be a real challenge, and for some experienced players they can get in slumps. Other players might find the back of the net the odd time, but then wonder why they can't score more goals. In this video I am going to ...

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Why you should play sports other than hockey

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Yes I know, this entire website and Youtube channel is dedicated to helping you improve your hockey skills, so what kind of lunatic would tell you to play different sports? This one (and many others). Don't get me wrong, playing hockey and training for hockey is the single best way to improve your ...

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Colt Hockey Stick Review

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About a month ago I met with the guys from Colt Hockey to take a look at the new Colt Hockey stick. This is the stick that has been dubbed "unbreakable" (more on the later) so naturally I was very interested in doing a review! I drove to their factory in Toronto with a handful of questions and the ...

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Turning: How to turn better in Hockey

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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 you the information ...

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Never Shoot Like This…

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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 ...

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