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How to Skate (for Hockey Players)


I am happy to present our newest video series that will teach you how to skate. These videos are specifically for hockey players. Hockey players will skate differently than figure skaters and public skaters. In hockey we want speed, power and agility. I will be posting new videos every week until ...


How to Improve Skating Acceleration

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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 ...


Forward Crossovers Basics


We have had a lot of requests for more skating videos and articles so here is one for forward skating, we have some basic articles already for how to skate and how to stop, so this one seemed like the net logical video / article to publish. In this video we show you the basics to the crossovers and ...


How to Shoot While Skating


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 one coming soon. So far we have the slapshot, and the snapshot so that is what I will cover in this article How to take ...


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 different than it used to be. The crack-down on "clutch-and-grab" hockey has really opened up the ice for the skilled athlete. ...


How To Hockey Stop

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A common problem that many new hockey players have is learning how to stop. I don’t mean stopping by dragging your foot, doing a 360 or running into the boards, I mean doing a proper hockey stop! In this article we have four videos to help explain the hockey stop. I have written this article ...


How to Hockey Stop Video

If you know anyone who is learning how to stop on ice skates these videos are a must watch! We have done two videos on how to stop in hockey so far. The first video just show's the basics, and in the second I do a step by step guide on how to stop on skates. These videos compliment our how to ...


Defense: Improve your two on One skills

Defensive Orientation - Two on Ones When dealing with a 2 on 1 a defensemen must remember several key points. Your goalies skill and preference As a player you should know your goalies ability. If your goalie is confident and easily stops shots coming from an angle, this will help you ...


Flat Bottom V

Regular Skate sharpening vs flat bottom v

Flat Bottom V Skate Sharpening The flat bottom v sharpening method is the newest craze to hit the hockey world. The flat bottom v was created and first introducted in early February 2009 by Blackstone sports in Kingsville, Ont. The unique skate sharpening method promises better gliding ability, ...


Power Skating Drills

Power Skating Power skating is very important if you want to build your strength, acceleration and technique. If you are serious about playing hockey then you should implement many power skating drills into your practice. All of the power skating techniques shown in these videos are for on ice ...


Elite Power Skating Video

This power skating video is part 2 in the series of 3. This video show's power skating drills that incorporate stick handling and puck control. Incorporating stick handling into power skating drills is a good way to build a players ability to control the puck in many situations. While most power ...