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Easton Mako Skate Review

October 5, 2013
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Last year I caught wind of the Easton Mako and heard that it was going to break a lot of new ground when it came to hockey skates. Easton was working with a former speed skater-turned-hockey-skating-coach to design a new “faster” skate. In fact he started his own skate company and Easton bought it to [...]

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How To Lift the Backhand – Backhand Challenge

October 3, 2013
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We are on day 2 of the backhand challenge to shoot 1000 backhands in one week (if you want to know about future challenges be sure to sign up to our newsletter and Facebook page). After one day of shooting on your own I wanted to deliver some fresh tips for shelfing the puck when [...]

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Take the Backhand Challenge

September 29, 2013
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I thought it would be fun to do a quick challenge to help motivate hockey players (YOU!) to improve their backhands. In my opinion the backhand shot is the most neglected in hockey, almost every player I work with wants help with their slapshot. If you ask me the two most important shots for forwards [...]

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Win A $2800 Full Backyard Hockey Rink Kit with Boards – Winner chosen Nov 10th 2013

September 18, 2013
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Jim from NiceRink.com contacted me recently and asked if I would like to host a contest on my site for the readers of How To Hockey, with the prize being a full backyard rink kit valued at $2800! Well, I think you know what my answer was. I am very happy to announce that one [...]

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Why You Need to be Your Own Coach

September 8, 2013
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There’s an old saying in investing “no one cares about your money as much as you”. Something similar could probably be said about most hockey players “no one cares about your development as much as you”. Being your own coach is especially important for older hockey players. Sure in minor hockey there are a lot of [...]

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Hockey Shooting Analysis – Have your shot analyzed

August 30, 2013
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I am pleased to announce a new service for a limited time. For the next month or so I will be offering a shooting analysis service for anyone who would like some 1 on 1 advice with their shot. Personally I think this will help a lot of players so I am very excited to [...]

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The Ultimate Resource Guide for Hockey Coaches

August 24, 2013
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As a hockey coach I am always scouring the internet for new ideas, drills, and resources. I have found a number of great drills and videos that I review when I am looking for new ideas. After years of coaching I have compiled and organized quite a list of links to my favourite hockey coaching [...]

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Inline / Rollerblading Drills for Hockey Players

August 4, 2013
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A big complaint among hockey players in the more remote areas is that there is no place to skate over the summer months. This was certainly a problem for me growing up. I grew up in a small farm town and every arena within 100 kilometers took the ice out from March – September. So [...]

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Top 10 (okay 15) Questions and Answers when building a backyard rink

July 25, 2013
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Building a backyard rink is a great way to play hockey at home with friends. Unfortunately you can’t just toss a rink up, there is a right way to build a rink and many wrong ways. This article will help you learn how to properly build a rink suitable for your family. I have entrusted [...]

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Improve your Scoring Sense (with a gargage can!) – Learn when to shoot

July 6, 2013
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Some hockey players seem to have a knack for scoring, it seems like whenever they shoot they find the back of the net. How do they do that? Well, it takes a lot of practice and a lot of time around the net before you get that scoring touch but in this video and article [...]

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