Apex Skating

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Apex Skating is one of North America's leading skating and skills development firms. Based in Ottawa, Canada, Apex Skating uses principles of biomechanics and exercise science to deliver cutting-edge youth and professional player development camps and digital educational content for hockey coaches. For more information, or to bring Apex Skating to a city near you, visit ApexSkating.com.

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Hockey Defensemen Drills for Controlling the Puck While Skating Backwards

Puck control while skating backwards is a fundamental skill for defensemen, and all players alike, to master. One of the most common inefficiencies seen...

Hockey Dribbling Drills for Better Hands

Dribbling is the primary means of controlling the puck when in motion; the movement requires good peripheral vision and the ability to control the puck...

How to Perfect the Toe Drag Deke

The Toe Drag movement is an excellent way to control and protect the puck when moving around defenders. It is a fine motor skill maneuver that is...

This On-Ice Stick-Handling Drill Will Help You Make Highlight Reel Dekes

This puckhandling move is exciting to see on highlight reels; one effective tip to executing this movement in a game is to use the backhand of the...

Improve Your Inside Skating Edge With Boston Bruins Forward Ryan Spooner's Go-To Drill

This movement is traditionally known as the "10­and 2 Maneuver", but has also been coined as the "Spooner Inside Edges", famously used by Ryan Spooner...

How to Make Tighter and Faster Turns on the Ice

Developing powerful and efficient tight turns will ensure that a hockey player is able to change direction effectively, and always be in a position to...

Perfect Your Arm Drive to Improve Your Hockey Skating Speed

Perfect Your Arm Drive to Improve Your Hockey Skating Speed

Perform the V-Stance Drill to Skate Faster

The "V­Stance Drill" is designed to teach a player how to find their maximal range of motion for knee bend and depth of center of gravity for an optimal...

This Drill Helps You Develop Elite Skating Speed and Power

The "One Foot Stride, Two Foot Glide Drill" is the next evolution from the "One Foot Push, One Foot Glide Drill", where there is a momentary pause...

Increase Skating Speed With the Foot Stomp Drill

A common inefficiency seen in many hockey players is what is known as the "heel kick", where the skate rises behind the player when recovering the...

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