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 Saucer Pass

How to Saucer Pass

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I thought we would take a break from the Deke of Week for the summer and stick to off-ice training, I will be including stickhandling drills and other off-ice tips so you can ...

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Deke of the Week 7 – Under the Stick Deke

Deke of the Week 7 – Under the Stick Deke

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This is one of my favourite dekes to pull on the defencemen when I am in a one on one situation and the D is matching my speed. If I have speed on the D I will usually pull a ...

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Deke of the Week 6 – Bank Shot

Deke of the Week 6 – Bank Shot

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If you ever wanted a solid go-to move to break out of your own end, well...here it is. I use this move on a regular basis and it is pretty much fool proof. There is nothing super ...

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Deke Of the Week 5 – Double Deke

Deke Of the Week 5 – Double Deke

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Last week we all learned about the single deke which involves a simple fake to one side, and then beating the player on the other side. Sometimes the player does not bite on your ...

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Deke of the Week 4 – Single Deke

Deke of the Week 4 – Single Deke

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Here is the fourth installment of the deke of the week, it's still pretty basic but we are slowly working our way up to the sneaky dekes. Some people on youtube have been asking ...

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Deke of the Week 3 – Fakes

Deke of the Week 3 – Fakes

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In the third edition of the deke of the week I am going to be talking about fakes. In my opinion a fake is not the same as a deke, but you can use fakes in your dekes. A "fake" is ...

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Deke of the Week 2 – Protecting the Puck

Deke of the Week 2 – Protecting the Puck

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Here is the deke of the week #2, last week we talked about skating for open ice and this week we are building on that and teaching you to protect the puck. I know this isn't ...

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Deke of the Week – Week 1 – Skate to Open Ice!

Deke of the Week – Week 1 – Skate to Open Ice!

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Hey guys, I know I was promising this forever and here it finally is. I originally was going to call this 20 ways to beat the D, but I decided to call it the Deke of the Week and ...

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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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20 Off-Ice Stickhandling Drills

20 Off-Ice Stickhandling Drills

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Hey guys, I have had a lot of requests for off-ice stickhandling drills. There are a lot of great stickhandling drills out there and I could probably make about 20 videos, but ...

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Defensemens Guide to the Pinch

Defensemens Guide to the Pinch

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Thanks to Ken for this great post about how to pinch, a great read for any Defensemen! - Jeremy Sorry for the hiatus everyone summer is a busy time but now its hockey season ...

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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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How To Tape a Hockey Stick

How To Tape a Hockey Stick

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Getting a new hockey stick is a big purchase now-a-days. When I started playing hockey I would buy $10 wooden kohos from Canadian Tire, now I am dropping $100 for a mid-level one ...

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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 Toe Drag – Off ice Tutorial

How to Toe Drag – Off ice Tutorial

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I have had a tonne of requests from the subscribers of how to hockey to teach them how to toe drag. I wanted to wait until the ice is in, but I know a few good ways to practice ...

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How to Improve Hockey Speed

How to Improve Hockey Speed

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Increasing Hockey Speed - By Jeremy Weiss Increasing hockey speed is a never-ending pursuit for most hockey players… or at least it should be!! Today's game is much ...

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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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12 Pro Face-Off Tips

12 Pro Face-Off Tips

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Thanks to Jeff Serowik, former NHL'er and owner of Pro Ambitions Hockey, Inc. for these great face-off tips. Tips for taking a face-off in hockey: Great knee bend Grip ...

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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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