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.

Simple Tips to Improve Your Shooting at Home

Simple Tips to Improve Your Shooting at Home

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I have been working with HockeyShot.com lately to produce a series of hockey training videos. The videos come in two parts, how to perform a certain skill, and another video on ...

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How to take a Snapshot in Hockey

How to take a Snapshot in Hockey

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As a hockey player there are two shots that you should practice ALL the time until you are a master of both, the wrist shot and the snapshot. The wrist shot will provide you with ...

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Cheap and Easy Ideas to make Shooting Practice more fun

Cheap and Easy Ideas to make Shooting Practice more fun

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As a kid I spent a lot of time in my barn shooting pucks. Sometimes I would get tired of shooting at the same four targets (or I would break the targets) so I would always try to ...

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Drills to Train for Shooting Accuracy

Drills to Train for Shooting Accuracy

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Practicing your shot can get a bit old if you are shooting on a regular basis, so I made a video showing a few drills that will make shooting a bit more fun. These drills are ...

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Snapshot / Wristshot Challenge – Summer 2012

Snapshot / Wristshot Challenge – Summer 2012

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Last summer I worked on my slapshot and ended up increasing my slapshot speed by 20 MPH. If you want some help with your slapshot you can see the basics and links to other related ...

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How to perfect the one-timer

How to perfect the one-timer

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The one-timer is a great shot if you can do it properly, it is also a great way to embarrass yourself on the ice if you don't know how to do it properly. There is nothing worse ...

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The Best of How To Hockey – Summer Edition

The Best of How To Hockey – Summer Edition

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Last summer we wrote a bunch of articles and made quite a few videos to help with stuff like shooting and stickhandling. I get quite a few emails asking for drills or tips for ...

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How to Shoot While Skating

How to Shoot While Skating

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We have had a number of requests for a video on how to shoot while skating. Ken and I went out the other day and shot a few videos, so far we have two up on youtube with another ...

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How to Take a Snapshot – Off Ice Tutorial

How to Take a Snapshot – Off Ice Tutorial

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The snapshot is a very important shot in hockey. When players first start playing they will learn how to perfect the wrist shot, the backhander, and later the slapshot. Some ...

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Complete Guide to the Hockey Stick Curve

Complete Guide to the Hockey Stick Curve

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I hear a lot of requests on hockey forums like modsquad hockey and the rink on hfboards.com about the curve of a hockey stick. Questions like "what is the best curve for ...

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How to Improve Slapshot Accuracy

How to Improve Slapshot Accuracy

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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, ...

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Two Types of Wrist Shots

Two Types of Wrist Shots

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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 ...

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Slapshot Tips – Where Slapshot Power Comes From

Slapshot Tips – Where Slapshot Power Comes From

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This article is meant to help seasoned hockey players add more speed to their slapshot. If you are new to hockey, you may want to read how to take a slapshot, practice a lot, and ...

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How to Improve Slapshot Power

How to Improve Slapshot Power

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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 ...

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How and When to Shoot Low in Hockey

How and When to Shoot Low in Hockey

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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 ...

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Slapshot Challenge

Slapshot Challenge

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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 ...

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How To Improve Wrist Shot Accuracy

How To Improve Wrist Shot Accuracy

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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 ...

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How to Snipe Top Shelf on Your Backhand

How to Snipe Top Shelf on Your Backhand

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Backhand Shot Tips This article shows you how to take a backhand when you are close to the net, I also recommend my article and video on how to take a backhand shot, where I show ...

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How to Take a Slapshot

How to Take a Slapshot

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How to Take a Slapshot Slap shots are very easy to learn yet hard to master. A lot of people feel that blasting a puck as hard as humanly possible qualifies as a great shot. ...

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How to Take a Backhand Shot

How to Take a Backhand Shot

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How to Take a Backhand Shot in Hockey In hockey a backhand shot is very important. Some players such as Mats Sundin, Patrick Kane, Evengi Malkin, and Sidney Crosby are known ...

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