Tag: Hockey tips

Hockey Cheat Sheet

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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 ...

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How to Take a Snapshot – Off Ice Tutorial

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The snapshot is a very important shot in hockey. When players first start playing they will learn how to perfect the wrist shot, the backhander, and later the slapshot. Some hockey players will naturally learn the snapshot, but others have to be taught, and in my opinion it is better to learn the ...

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How to Improve Slapshot Accuracy

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For the last few months a lot of our readers have been participating in the slapshot challenge where we have shown you how to take a slapshot, how to improve your slapshot power, slapshot tips and where slapshot power comes from. Now we are going to take a break from learning to break the glass ...

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Two Types of Wrist Shots

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Yes there are two types of wrists shots in hockey, yet I am amazed at how many people are unaware of this fact. A newcomer to the game of hockey asked for some wrist shot tips in a popular hockey forum. Many beer leaguers who have been playing hockey for years tried to help. The problem was that ...

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Hockey – The Mental game

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Wayne Gretzky is known as one of the greatest hockey players of all time, not only for his incredible skill, but also because of his Hockey IQ. Some people refer to hockey as chess on ice and to quote Lowell Cohn - "Some guys play hockey. Gretzky plays 40 mph chess." A great hockey player should be ...

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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 ...

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How Will Soccer Help Your Hockey Skills?

How Will Soccer Make You A Better Hockey Player? Soccer is great to play on a team, with friends, or by yourself just kicking the ball against a wall, or even practicing some moves. I think the biggest improvement players would notice after a few good soccer sessions would be their improvement in ...

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How Will Lacrosse Help With Hockey?

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Lacrosse is probably the best summer sport to play, as it is very similar to hockey. Wayne Gretzky, one of the best players of all time was known for also being great at Lacrosse. I read in Gretzky's book that when he played in the minors a coach on the other team offered $5 for every hit laid on ...

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How to Snipe Top Shelf on Your Backhand

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Backhand Shot Tips This article shows you how to take a backhand when you are close to the net, I also recommend my article and video on how to take a backhand shot, where I show the most powerful method that should be used when further from the net. Not being able to put your backhand shot in ...

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How To Take A Wrist Shot

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How to Take a wrist shot in hockey The basic wrist shot https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqYx_FYiAAg Improving Wrist Shot power https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joeZfFfKpwU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coazscNYR9A Improving Wrist Shot Release ...

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Tips for Running a Hockey Practice

10 HOCKEY PRACTICE TIPS Below are tips that will help a coach run a successful and productive hockey practice. There are 10 key ingredients a coach should mix into each practice. Collectively these lead to enjoyment and learning for both players and coaches  Coaches should have a minimum of ...

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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 ...

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