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Teach your kids how to dangle, pass, and snipe like the pros with these hockey drills and practice tips.

Why Goalies Need To Lift Heavy

By Dan Garner, Hockey Training 01/22/2018, 12:00pm CST

The biggest reason why I have my goalies incorporate relative strength programming (sets of 1-3 reps) more often than my offense/defensive athletes is the sheer importance of the need to be as fast and explosive as possible

Best Exercises for a Harder Hockey Shot

By Dan Garner, Hockey Training 01/15/2018, 12:00pm CST

Hockey movements in the gym are skills that you develop over time in the same way that you develop new skills on the ice.

Fundamentals of Great Defensemen

By Minnesota Hockey 01/10/2018, 12:00pm CST

While skills like making hard passes, or having stick on puck may seem elementary, they play an increasingly important role as players progress to higher levels of hockey.

Be a Better Skater in 2018

By Mike Doyle, Minnesota Hockey 01/02/2018, 12:00pm CST

Since hockey is a game is built on speed, it’s essential to keep it in all facets of the game, whether a player is on the attack or getting back to protect the net.

The Importance of the Faceoff

By Tom Woodcroft, Youth1 12/28/2017, 12:00pm CST

If you can skate and compete at an even level while the play is flowing, but you can add proficient faceoff prowess to your arsenal, then you’re a valuable asset to the coach.

12U Q&A: How to Talk to Your Goalie

By USA Hockey 11/25/2017, 12:00pm CST

Many parents of goalies struggle with what to say when goaltending is sometimes viewed as an individual sport within a team game.

Three Keys to Earning Your Fair Play Point

By Minnesota Hockey 11/24/2017, 12:00pm CST

A Season-Long Plan for Coaching Your Goaltenders

By Mike Doyle, USA Hockey 11/17/2017, 12:00pm CST

Along with skating, puckhandling is another skill that is often overlooked for goaltenders, but shouldn’t be ignored.

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Coaching Hockey's Most Important Position

By USA Hockey 11/16/2017, 12:00pm CST

Detroit Red Wings goaltending coach and goalie parent Jeff Salajko spoke with USA Hockey about all things goalies and goaltender development.

No Such Thing as a ‘Natural’ Goal Scorer

By Mike Doyle, Minnesota Hockey 11/07/2017, 12:00pm CST

In hockey, sometimes your eyes don’t tell the truth when it comes to goal scoring. As a shooter, it’s important to look at goal scoring from the puck’s perspective rather than your own.

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