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New Goalie Buster Training Course

December 2, 2012
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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 is all about how to beat the goalie. During a game (whether competitive or just for fun) the goalie is the last [...]

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Five Breakout Plays Every Hockey Player Should Know

November 19, 2012
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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 you will become a “faster” player. A positionally sound hockey player could be physically slower than every player on the ice, but by [...]

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The Best Gifts for Hockey Players: 2012 edition

November 11, 2012
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For an updated list please see our 2013 edition of the best gifts for hockey players Looking for a gift for a hockey player, or want to see what sweet gifts you could ask for this year? Check out this post with the best gifts for hockey players. Every year I compile a list of [...]

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How to take a Snapshot in Hockey

October 25, 2012
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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 a very powerful and accurate shot, while the snapshot will give you an accurate shot with a very quick release. [...]

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How to Perform Backwards Crossovers – Step by Step Instruction

October 6, 2012
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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 crossover can be a tricky skill to learn, especially when someone tries to explain it to you, or even show you everything all at [...]

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2012 Hockey Grant from How To Hockey

August 17, 2012
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Congratulations to the Chillihitzia family and the Bieda family. My initial plan was to pay for one child’s hockey registration but I had so many applicants for the grant that I found it extremely difficult to choose just one person. After reviewing all the applications I narrowed it down to about 5 people who could [...]

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How to Improve Skating Acceleration

August 13, 2012
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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 you win foot races, out-skate your opponent, get more loose pucks and get more opportunities to shoot and score. Speed is a [...]

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Cheap and Easy Ideas to make Shooting Practice more fun

June 13, 2012
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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 think of ways to make target practice a bit more fun. One of my better inventions was [...]

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Drills to Train for Shooting Accuracy

June 1, 2012
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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 meant to test your accuracy, and also give you a goal to try to beat. I have embedded the [...]

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Take a Hockey Vacation to Sweden / Denmark

May 13, 2012
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Have you ever dreamed of playing hockey overseas? Most kids who grew up with hockey have, I know I did so when I saw an opportunity to play hockey in Iceland I took it. In May 2012 I traveled to Iceland with the Canadian Moose and I had the time of my life! I had [...]

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