Tag: deking

Deke of the Week 9 – Backhand Toe Drag

how to do the backhand toe drag in hockey

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 need to gain the center and there is a pesky defencemen in my way. Usually this works the best if the D-man is a few feet ...


Deke of the Week 8 – Toe Drag


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 to try in a game unless you have done it flawlessly 10 times in a row during practice. The first video shows you the ...


How to Backhand Toe Drag

backhand toe drag

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 toe drag you will be able pull a few really nice dangles and have the guys on your bench cheering. A lot of people know ...


Deke of the Week 7 – Under the Stick Deke


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 simple fake like I have shown in the previous dekes, but if the defencemen is matching your speed and skating backwards I ...


Deke of the Week 6 – Bank Shot


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 fancy about this move, but it is very effective and can result in a breakaway in some circumstances. Bank Shot Video ...


Deke of the Week 3 – Fakes


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 just a slight, or subtle movement that might freeze the opposing player for a slight second, sometimes a simple fake is ...


Deke of the Week 2 – Protecting the Puck


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 really a deke, but it is very important to know the fundamentals of hockey and really the point of playing is to set-up ...


Green Biscuit Review

Green Biscuit

The green biscuit is a hockey training puck that is designed to replicate the feeling of stickhandling with a real hockey puck on ice. While many ( too many!) products promise the feel of stickhandling with a real puck, only a few can deliver. How did it stack up? Read on to find out. If you ...


How to Deke in Hockey

how to deke in hockey

If you are reading this article then it is likely that you play hockey. Well I'm here to help; we will get right to the point. We will first look at deking out the opposing team members. Every player should know how to deke, however many players do not deke properly. This article shows the ...