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

Figure Skating Drills for Ice Hockey Players

By Jo Ann Schneider Farris, ThougthCo. 12/14/2018, 12:00pm CST

It is important for players to be able to be able to easily move forward.  Knowing how to make the most of every push and stride is the key to power hockey skating. 

Choosing Exercises for Hockey Performance

By Dan Garner, Hockey Training 12/13/2018, 12:00pm CST

A real program design expert equips themselves with as many tools as possible, and then only uses them within the correct context in order to help the hockey athlete progress in their performance outputs.

Hockey Backchecking: Situations and Responsibilities for Each Player

By Ice Hockey Systems 12/12/2018, 12:00pm CST

The weak side defense will typically have to pick up the attacker that is driving the net. They should be slightly staggered behind the strong side defense and therefore they are the last player back.

Eleven Warmup Activities and Drills for Youth Hockey Practice

By Ice Hockey Systems 12/10/2018, 12:00pm CST

For the younger players even the act of getting up off of their stomach or off their knees provides good balance and coordination work.

Game-Changing Rules for Skill Development

By Aaron Paitich, Minnesota Hockey 12/06/2018, 12:00pm CST

“As kids get older now, the game is becoming more and more position-less.”

Hockey Drills for a Power-Play Practice

By Ice Hockey Systems 12/05/2018, 12:00pm CST

A slight modification to this drill allows the defense to shoot it from the point with the other player going to the net for a screen, tip and rebound.

Scoring Tips From a Goaltending Coach

By Michael Caples, USA Hockey 12/05/2018, 12:00pm CST

The best goal scorers in the NHL don’t have their one move that they go to – they can see a goalie and where their weaknesses are.

Five Ways to Keep Goalies Engaged and Maximize Development

By Mike Doyle, USA Hockey 12/04/2018, 12:00pm CST

A crease defines a goaltender’s space and where he or she needs to move in relation to the net. Depth of a goaltender is crucial when shots come.

Gold Medal Goal Scoring Tips

By Todd Smith, Minnesota Hockey 11/27/2018, 12:00pm CST

The mental fortitude it takes to continuously go into the crease to battle for pucks and tips is tough sledding, too.

Six Reasons Hockey Players Need Grip Strength

By Dan Garner, Hockey Training 11/15/2018, 12:00pm CST

With stronger hands, you will be able to lift heavier weights using your back, legs, shoulders, glutes and hamstrings — all incredibly important muscle groups for optimal hockey performance.

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