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

How To Clean Hockey Equipment

How To Clean Hockey Equipment

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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 ...

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How to Pass the Puck – Hockey passing tips

How to Pass the Puck – Hockey passing tips

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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 ...

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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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5 ways to pick the puck up off the ice

5 ways to pick the puck up off the ice

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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 ...

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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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Improve your 1 on 1 Defense – 4 video series

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 ...

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Join The Hockey Movement – New hockey videos every week!

Join The Hockey Movement – New hockey videos every week!

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Here on How To Hockey I've been adding videos and articles whenever I had time. The thing is, that was only 1, sometimes two a month, and people wanted more. Well, now you can ...

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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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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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