Category: Hockey tips

A list of ice hockey tips to help you become a better hockey player. We add ice hockey tips on a regular basis

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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Advanced Hockey Drills – 101 drill collection

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 ...

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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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Why you should play sports other than hockey

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 ...

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A Story of True Sportsmanship in Hockey – Every player can learn from this

A Story of True Sportsmanship in Hockey – Every player can learn from this

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Every now and then I like to share a motivational or inspirational story to help show what hockey is all about. I recently shared a story of how one player did not start playing ...

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Challenge – Improve any skill in 30 days – Action plan included

Challenge – Improve any skill in 30 days – Action plan included

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The off-season is here and you have every good intention of working on your shot, or practicing your dangles every day (okay maybe at least a few times a week) but lets be honest, ...

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Turning: How to turn better in Hockey

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 ...

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Proper Transitions: Turning backwards and Turning Forwards

Proper Transitions: Turning backwards and Turning Forwards

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So far in our skating series we have covered the basic hockey stance, the forward stride, stopping, turning, edges, and balance. You should have a pretty good grasp on skating by ...

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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 Skate Backwards

How to Skate Backwards

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Skating backwards is a challenging skill for anyone to learn. The feeling of moving backwards is not natural at first, but with some practice and determination you will get the ...

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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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Pre-Game Preparation for Hockey Players

Pre-Game Preparation for Hockey Players

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Author: Geoff Winchester - G24Hockey.com (full bio at bottom of article) I am lucky to have had the opportunity to work with a number of NHLers training their bodies and minds ...

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Improve Your Forward Stride: Learn to Skate Episode 5

Improve Your Forward Stride: Learn to Skate Episode 5

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The forward stride is the most used movement in hockey, however many players neglect to try to improve it. Many players think that once they can skate and move forwards they are ...

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5 Balance Drills for Hockey Players – Learn to Skate Series

5 Balance Drills for Hockey Players – Learn to Skate Series

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If you are dedicated to improving your skating, shooting and stickhandling then balance drills and edge work drills are going to give you the biggest results. You might be asking ...

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Understanding Your Edges: 6 Edge Work drills to Improve Balance and Control

Understanding Your Edges: 6 Edge Work drills to Improve Balance and Control

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In order to be a great skater you need good balance. New hockey players are usually off balance, bow-legged, stutter stepping and some look like they just finished riding a horse ...

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Using your Edges in Dekes – NHL Examples

Using your Edges in Dekes – NHL Examples

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When you you get a chance to go one on one with a goalie you want to make sure you use all the tools in your tool box in order to be more deceptive. It seems many hockey players ...

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The Secret to Balance, Speed, and Power

The Secret to Balance, Speed, and Power

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Do you keep falling over, do you get off balance, are you easily knocked off the puck? You should be more like Sidney Crosby, his personal trainer explains he's so hard to knock ...

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Proper Hockey Stance: The Importance of Knee Bend

Proper Hockey Stance: The Importance of Knee Bend

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This is our first video in a series of skating videos. In the series we will be teaching the fundamentals of skating. Our goal is to help new hockey players understand the basics ...

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How to Skate (for Hockey Players)

How to Skate (for Hockey Players)

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I am happy to present our newest video series that will teach you how to skate. These videos are specifically for hockey players. Hockey players will skate differently than figure ...

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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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