How To Hockey

types of hits

Shoulder hits –
shoulder hits are a great open ice and board checks.
Boards- keep your knees bent as as you make contact with the other player aim your shoulder for the center of their Chest , just about at the bottom of their rib cage now once you make contact start lifint up with your knees while pushing into their chest with you shoulder this up and over motion will cause the player to loose balance and will allow you to stay on you skates and continue on with the puck.
Open ice- same openeing keep you knees bent and follow through aiming at the center of their chest, maker sure you low with you shoulder as that is where all your engery will come from also remeber with all hits make sure you stop skating 3 feet before your target or it will be easy for the ref to call a charging or roughing against you

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