Tag: Hockey

Complete Guide to Stickhandling


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 stickhandling as well as produced quite a few videos but many of the How to Hockey readers wanted a complete guide that shows ...


Hockey Cheat Sheet


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 learners out there I have created the hockey cheat sheet. This is an all encompassing guide that pretty much covers ...


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 – 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 post a new on every week. We are going to start at the most basic moves, and then work our way up to some more advanced ...


How To Tape a Hockey Stick

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Getting a new hockey stick is a big purchase now-a-days. When I started playing hockey I would buy $10 wooden kohos from Canadian Tire, now I am dropping $100 for a mid-level one piece hockey stick! Some players are spending up to $300 on a stick, that might break after a few games. If you are ...


How To Improve Wrist Shot Accuracy

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Written by Jeremy Rupke How often do you have a perfect scoring opportunity staring you right in the face? There is a nice open spot that the goalie is not covering so you pull the puck back, take aim, and fire… and you miss the net, or put the puck right in the goalies chest. This unfortunate ...


The Role of a Winger in Hockey

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There are two wingers in hockey, right wing, and left wing. Both wing men, as well as the centermen are referred to as forwards. The forwards are offensively minded and will score the majority of your teams goals. As a winger you will mostly play on your side of the ice, right wing will play up and ...


Weighted Hockey Stick Drills

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In my last post I showed you how to make a weighted hockey stick, now I will show you what you can do with it. Stickhandling is a very important skill to master if you want to be a great hockey player. There are many ways that you can improve your stickhandling and in this article I will show you ...


How will Tennis and Squash Help you in Hockey?

Tennis and sqaush are great sports to participate in because you really only need two people to play. You can also play by yourself if you really want, however you will not be challenged quite as much. I like squash a bit more because you are constantly changing direction, and you must move fast in ...


5 Tips That Will Make You A Better Goal Scorer

5 Tips That Will Help You Score More Goals This Season One thing every player, coach and parent likes is more goals. Every hockey player loves to score goals, especially in clinch situations like the playoffs and overtime. The moments that are created when a hockey player scores a game changing, ...


My new hockey blog

Hey my name is Jeremy I love hockey and have wanted to start a site with how to hockey videos and articles for a while now. I finally got into a position where I could dedicate some time to making a how to hockey website so that is what I am doing. I plan on adding a lot of instructional hockey ...