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

The Role of a Centerman in Hockey

The Role of a Centerman in Hockey

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When you are playing organized hockey it is important that everyone on the team plays their positions and does "their job". I like to teach each player what their job is so they ...

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Deke of the Week 9 – Backhand Toe Drag

Deke of the Week 9 – Backhand Toe Drag

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If you are looking for a new move to try out during practice or shinny then todays deke of the week is a great one to practice. This is a shifty move that I like to use when I ...

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What to do with Broken Hockey Sticks

What to do with Broken Hockey Sticks

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I think I might have a problem, I just can't bring myself to throw out my broken hockey sticks. Many people pay over $100 for a stick, so when it breaks half way through the ...

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Complete Guide to Stickhandling

Complete Guide to Stickhandling

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In an effort to bring you the most comprehensive and in depth hockey training I have created the complete guide to stickhandling. I have written a number of articles on ...

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Deke of the Week 8 – Toe Drag

Deke of the Week 8 – Toe Drag

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In the latest deke of the week (or month :P) we bring you the toe drag. The toe drag is a very effective move IF you can master it. This is one of those moves that you don't want ...

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Stickhandling Progress Tracking Sheet

Stickhandling Progress Tracking Sheet

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After releasing my Complete guide to stickhandling I had a number of requests for a way to track progress while completing the drills in the book / video. I decided to make the ...

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Hockey Cheat Sheet

Hockey Cheat Sheet

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Lets be honest, there is a lot to learn when it comes to positioning in hockey and you might have heard it 20 times but some of us just aren't verbal learners. For all the visual ...

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Tips to Safely Block a Shot in Hockey

Tips to Safely Block a Shot in Hockey

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Hey guys, we are pumped for the new hockey season and will be trying our best to get videos and articles up as quickly as possible. In this video we are on the ice again and ...

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How to Backhand Toe Drag

How to Backhand Toe Drag

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Last summer I showed you how to toe drag and this summer I am going to show the backhand toe drag. The toe drag is a great move to use and very deceptive, if you can perfect the ...

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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 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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