The 3 Areas of Hockey Dominance

Backchecking, Coaches' Corner, Defensive Tactics, Defensive Zone, Individual Skills, Neutral Zone, Neutral Zone Tactics, Off-ice Training, Offensive Tactics, Offensive Zone, Passing, Philosophy, Puckhandling, Shooting, Skating, Special Teams, Team Skills, Team Systems
Improve your Physical Skills, Mental Skills, and Physical Conditioning to Dominate your Opponent! In this post I'm going to discuss what I call the 3 AREAS OF HOCKEY DOMINANCE… now I know that title sounds a little dramatic, but the reality is, if you implement the information I'm about to share with you into your hockey development strategy, you will be miles ahead of your opponent, EVERY TIME YOU STEP ON THE ICE! This video will be equally beneficial for both players, coaches, and even parents who want to be on-board with their players' development. So, let's go ahead and get started! The 3 Areas of Hockey Dominance The 3 Areas of Hockey Dominance are Physical Skills, Mental Skills, and Physical Conditioning. Now we can break each of these areas…
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Stickhandling: Dryland Flooring Tiles

Coaches' Corner, Hockey Equipment, Individual Skills, Off-ice Training, Passing, Puckhandling, Shooting, Skills, Useful Products
Dryland Flooring Tiles are one of the Most Versatile Hockey Products on the Market Today In this post, I wanted to introduce an extremely effective and versatile product, HockeyShot's Dryland Flooring Tiles. The reason I say this is such a versatile product is that you can literally design your "floor plan" to fit your training objectives. This might mean using six or eight tiles as a shooting pad, or it might mean going wall to wall with them in your basement for a fully functional stickhandling, passing, and shooting facility. Not only are the flooring tiles versatile in how they can be used, but you also get a lot of flexibility when it comes to timeline. You don't have to outfit your whole room all at once... These tiles are…
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Finnish Half-Ice Drill

Finnish Half-Ice Drill

Half Ice Drills, Hockey Drills, Misc. Drills, Passing
Finnish Half-Ice Drill Over the past few weeks I've posted a few of my favorite half-ice hockey drills. I've had some really good response, and a few of our readers even sent me some of their favorite half-ice drills as well... THANKS!! This drill is from Petri Väisänen (from Finland), and is a fantastic half-ice drill. One of the reasons I like this one so much is that it's very customizable––you can create multiple variations to fit lots of different game situations. I show a few of these variations in the video, but feel free to get creative on this one! Here's the diagram and explanation: Finnish Half-Ice Drill 1. on whistle, (D) skates up to blue line and pivots backward 2. after the pivot, (C) dumps a puck into…
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Hockey Passing Technique

Individual Skills, Passing
A hockey team's ability to consistently make stick to stick passes can be the difference between winning and losing. Passing is one of those fundamentals skills that can inhibit a player's future progress if not learned properly early on. Here are 3 essential keys to proper hockey passing technique - enjoy! (12/30/08) PS - CHECK OUT THIS COOL TRAINING AID I FOUND TO HELP YOU WORK ON YOUR PASSING OFF THE ICE. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE "TAPE 2 TAPE PASSER" (MAKE SURE TO WATCH THE DEMO VIDEO TOO) 
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