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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...

How Cameron Naasz Trains for Red Bull Crashed Ice, the Fastest (and Most Dangerous) Winter Sport Around

Hockey has been called the "fastest game on ice." But it might have to relinquish that title to Red Bull Crashed Ice. Red Bull Crashed Ice is best de...

5 Hockey Lower-Body Exercises That Improve Skating Speed

There seems to be a common fault that hockey players exhibit in their skating stride. Their skating stride is too shallow which robs the player of their...

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...

Build Elite Hockey Skating Speed With This Simple Drill

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...

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