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 Clean Hockey Equipment

Cleaning and storing your hockey equipment is a big part of the game. Sure, how you play on the ice is important, but if you don't clean your equipment or do SOMETHING to keep it from stinking after each skate you WILL stink. In order to keep you fresh on the ice, I've put together a simple ...

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How to Pass the Puck – Hockey passing tips

We haven't talked much about passing here on How To Hockey in the past, so I thought a mini series on passing would be a good topic to cover. In the videos below I cover how to give a pass, and how to get a pass. I pass on some simple tips that will make you much more consistent on the ice. Tips ...

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NHL Shot Breakdown with Lance Bouma

I had the chance to be on the ice with a couple NHL players this summer. I took the chance to record a lot of videos which I am slowly editing and will be releasing soon. A lot of the videos will be on TurksSnipers.com first, as I'm helping NHL shooting coach Tim Turk create an online shooting ...

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Hockey Shot Target Review

I'm a firm believer in having targets in the net when you're practicing your shot. It doesn't make sense to just shoot at an open net, if you're working on your power you might as well have some targets in the net as well and improve your accuracy at the same time. It's been proven in studies ...

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5 ways to pick the puck up off the ice

Even though I've done a video on this before, I still get requests to explain it. I have a detailed video here on the ice, but I thought it would be fun to update the video and add some more possibilities. In the video below I show 5 ways to pick the puck up from the ice. There are even more ...

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Don’t Shoot the Puck!

I work with a lot of hockey players and I'm always trying to figure out common errors in their shots so they can progress as quickly as possible. A common trend I notice with players is their tendency to try to shoot the puck. This can happen with the slapshot, wristshot and snapshot. This video ...

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A Look at Verbero Hockey

It's not often that a new company pops up and starts making high end hockey equipment. Most companies that start in the market begin with affordable equipment, and hope to get some sales and then work their way up. It seems that Verbero likes to do things a little differently. When it comes to ...

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Breaking down the moving slapshot

Our friend Matt from WinnPro Hockey has been contributing videos to our Hockey Movement channel for a while now and we are happy to feature his latest video on how to take a slapshot while moving. Matt also focuses on how the stick impacts the puck, his break down is very clear and detailed. In ...

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What is your shot missing?

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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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