Ice Hockey Tips, Drills & Product Reviews

Find everything you need to know about hockey from some of the best experts in the world. Your game will never be the same!

Here you will find everything you need to know from some of the BEST EXPERTS IN THE WORLD OF HOCKEY. A vast collection of tips on shooting, passing, stickhandling, skating, training, goaltending and mental/ emotional preparation. These are all IMPORTANT SKILLS when it comes to playing hockey and understanding these tips will give you an incredible amount of knowledge about every subject you can shake a stick at. To be successful, it helps to learn from the best and with each post in this section you are receiving QUALIFIED RESOURCES to help make you unstoppable out there on the ice. Playing the game is half the battle, to be fully prepared when you step into the rink make sure you study these guidelines. They will absolutely GIVE YOU AN EDGE VERSUS THE COMPETITION. There are not only written articles throughout this section, but also video posts to give you step-by-step visuals at how to further your hockey career!

  • You skate in front of the opponent’s net and are all alone with the puck. You can stop and think about the best form to shoot the puck or you can shoot the best you can, based on the circumstances. By the time you get the shot off, the opposing defensemen might rob you.

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  • Two minutes left in sudden death overtime. Game six of a best of seven, your team is up three games to two. You are on defense, and have caught up to an opposing forward with the puck who is streaking towards your goal. Using your pivoting hockey skills effectively could mean the difference between spoiling a scoring opportunity or losing the game and having to travel to your opponent’s arena for game seven. Your team is battling to catch up but you are the only player between the puck a...

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  • Are you looking for ways to practice your stick handling skills, and improve your skating techniques? The G1 Extreme Slideboard is ideal hockey workout equipment for your needs.

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  • When executed properly, the Wrap Around shot is a thing of beauty. The general idea is to come in on the goalie on one side of the net, skate with the puck behind the net and emerge on the opposite side to stuff it in if the goalie can't move fast enough to cover the post. As with many moves in hockey, timing is everything. But what happnes when you encounter issues like the goalie getting there fast enough or a defenseman blocking your attempt? This video highlights those situations.

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  • Stickhandling videos and PDF from hockeyshot!

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  • As you know, hockey is a complex game that combines MANY different skills. Great hockey players can skate well, stickhandle, shoot, pass, they're strong, fast, smart, and make the right decision at the right time!

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  • Whether you are a novice hockey player, or an experienced one, learning how to transfer your weight properly is a great way to improve your shot. You can prepare yourself, or your team, to use weight transfer strategies with some simple hockey drills. Using your leg muscles will give you an explosive shot, so you can take the best advantage of your scoring opportunities.

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  • The inside mohawk has been around for a while, but it hasn’t been that popular until recently, thanks to players like Sidney Crosby, and others. I was taught this move about 22 years ago, as a youngster in Toronto, by a coach named Dan Cameron, who was a skills instructor for my team. At the time, no coaches knew this move, and very few players used it. It’s amazing to see how far ahead of the curve Coach Cameron was back then!

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  • As is the case with many skills, it's important for hockey players to be able to perform power turns properly if they hope to achieve their fullest potential. Power turns are used in games for situations which require quick transitional skating, such as getting away from an attacker, or getting back fast after your team turns the puck over.

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  • Stopping is a skill that is commonly overlooked among hockey coaches. Most coaches check to see that their players can stop both ways, then move on to other skills without giving it much more thought. Few coaches realize there’s much more to it than that, and that understanding the various types of stops, and when to use them, will give their players an advantage in games.

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