Hockey Drills Articles

Master the ice with powerful on-and-off ice drills used by today's top professional hockey players and coaches. This high-contact sport is characterized by short shifts of explosive strength, speed and agility followed by periods of rest. Push your game to the next level implement a training program that develops strength and stamina, and perform STACK expert approved drills aimed to perfect your skating, stick handling and shooting techniques.

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How to Protect the Puck Like Sidney Crosby

Protecting the puck is one of the most important skills a young hockey player needs to learn. But many make the mistake of focusing their practice tim...

7 Dekes Every Hockey Player Needs to Master

You need an arsenal of dekes to create scoring opportunities on the ice. A set of silky smooth hands can help you get around an opponent, create space...

NHL Star Zach Parise Reveals His Favorite Drill For Building Extreme Skating Speed

Minnesota Wild winger Zach Parise understands the importance of speed in the NHL. His ability to turn on the jets and beat defenders is a big reason w...

The Original Hockey Sauce Kit Makes Improving Your Passing Skills More Fun

There are only so many options for playing hockey. You need a sheet of ice, which comes at a cost, or the weather needs to be ideal for pond hockey. ...

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...

Improve Your Hockey Stickhandling and Shot Skills With This Cutting-Edge App From CCM

Most hockey players grow up shooting pucks and stickhandling in their driveways or basements. It's the easiest way to hone your skills, given that i...

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...

Montreal Canadiens Star Powers His Shot With Bizarre Tire Drills

Montreal Canadiens center Alex Galchenyuk is a young upcoming star in the NHL. Drafted third overall in the 2012 NHL Draft, the 22-yar-old, after four...

Perfect Your Glide Phase to Skate Faster

For the first instalment of our drills focused on developing linear forward stride technique, the "One Foot Push, One Foot Glide" Drill is used to...

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