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 Improve the Power of Every Shot in Hockey

How to Improve the Power of Every Shot in Hockey

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After coaching hockey for a number of years and working at a hockey camp I have noticed a number of common mistakes that hockey players make that are easy to fix and are robbing ...

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How to stop Hockey Equipment from Stinking! A guide to Get the Smell out

How to stop Hockey Equipment from Stinking! A guide to Get the Smell out

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Now that it is halfway through the season your hockey equipment has likely acquired a wonderful and unique odour, a stench that would put a skunk to shame. Don't worry, I am here ...

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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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New Goalie Buster Training Course

New Goalie Buster Training Course

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Some of you know that I have been working hard to put together an in-depth training course and it is finally finished an online! The course is called the Goalie Buster because it ...

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Five Breakout Plays Every Hockey Player Should Know

Five Breakout Plays Every Hockey Player Should Know

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As a hockey coach and a player I am always trying to become smarter, better, and faster. What some players don't realize is that by knowing your position and knowing your plays ...

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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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How to Perform Backwards Crossovers – Step by Step Instruction

How to Perform Backwards Crossovers – Step by Step Instruction

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We asked the fans of our hockey page on Facebook what skating skill they needed the most help with and most of them asked for help with the backwards crossovers. The backwards ...

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How to Improve Skating Acceleration

How to Improve Skating Acceleration

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When you are in a game one of the biggest advantages that you can have over your opponent is quick acceleration. Your ability to quickly go from coasting to full speed will help ...

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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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6 Ways to Improve your Hockey Skills over the summer

6 Ways to Improve your Hockey Skills over the summer

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How great would it be to step onto the ice next season and be BETTER than the last time you skated? Well it is quite possible and the summer time is a great time to sharpen some ...

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How to Gain On-Ice Speed with Off-Ice Training

How to Gain On-Ice Speed with Off-Ice Training

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By Jarod Palmer, Minnesota Wild Player Note: HUGE thanks to Jarod for writing this article for How To Hockey. This article is a detailed account of how he got his speed up to ...

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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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