Category: Shooting

Giving you shooting tips for hockey. How to take a wrist shot, how to take a slap shot and other hockey shooting tips.

How to Hit the Net

How to Hit the Net

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I've done a lot of videos and articles on improving your shot, but once you get a decent shot the next problem is HITTING THE NET. I typed that in caps because you have to read ...

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How to Beat the Goalie

How to Beat the Goalie

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As a coach and player I see this scenario all too often. A player gets a clean break, one on one with the goalie. They look down at their stick and shoot, or completely freeze up ...

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“Automatic Learning” in Hockey Drills

“Automatic Learning” in Hockey Drills

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This is a guest post from Jason from Training2point0 Hey How to Hockey Readers,   I wanted to share with How To Hockey followers the concept of “Automatic Learning”. Imagine ...

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NHL Shot Breakdown with Lance Bouma

NHL Shot Breakdown with Lance Bouma

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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 ...

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Don’t Shoot the Puck!

Don’t Shoot the Puck!

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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 ...

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Breaking down the moving slapshot

Breaking down the moving slapshot

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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 ...

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What is your shot missing?

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 ...

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Are You Finishing Your Shot?

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 ...

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The Goal Scorers Secret

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 ...

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Never Shoot Like This…

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 ...

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How to Raise the Puck and improve your accuracy

How to Raise the Puck and improve your accuracy

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The first thing any hockey player wants to learn (when it comes to shooting) is how to lift the puck. The problem is many players try all kinds of different methods and try ...

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Get More Power on Your Backhand

Get More Power on Your Backhand

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As part 2 of the backhand challenge (be sure to sign up to our newsletter to join our next challenge!) I wanted to teach you how to get more power on your backhand shots. In this ...

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How To Lift the Backhand – Backhand Challenge

How To Lift the Backhand – Backhand Challenge

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We are on day 2 of the backhand challenge to shoot 1000 backhands in one week (if you want to know about future challenges be sure to sign up to our newsletter and Facebook page). ...

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Hockey Shooting Analysis – Have your shot analyzed

Hockey Shooting Analysis – Have your shot analyzed

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I am pleased to announce a new service for a limited time. For the next month or so I will be offering a shooting analysis service for anyone who would like some 1 on 1 advice ...

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Improve your Scoring Sense (with a gargage can!) – Learn when to shoot

Improve your Scoring Sense (with a gargage can!) – Learn when to shoot

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Some hockey players seem to have a knack for scoring, it seems like whenever they shoot they find the back of the net. How do they do that? Well, it takes a lot of practice and a ...

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Learn the Quick Release from 3 different positions

Learn the Quick Release from 3 different positions

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At a young age a powerful shot with good accuracy will help you score a lot of goals, however the older you get and the more competitive the hockey gets the faster the game ...

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How to Work on Your Shot Inside (without breaking stuff!)

How to Work on Your Shot Inside (without breaking stuff!)

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A big problem for a lot of people who want to practice their shot is they do not have the space. In order to work on your shot at home you typically need a hockey net, and a big ...

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Advanced shooting training – toe shots, changing the release point, shooting in stride

Advanced shooting training – toe shots, changing the release point, shooting in stride

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If you browse the how to hockey website enough you will find that the fundamentals of every shot have been covered in detail, most of you who have been following how to hockey for ...

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Where to Shoot to Score More Goals

Where to Shoot to Score More Goals

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If you started playing hockey at a young age you probably had a dream to roof the puck. Young hockey players have trouble getting the puck off the ice, but once they learn how to ...

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Shooters Illusion – See the Net Through the Eyes of the Puck

Shooters Illusion – See the Net Through the Eyes of the Puck

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In this article and video I am going to share a big tip that will help you score more goals. This is something that is very simple to implement, yet quite a few people don't ...

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