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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...

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 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...

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...

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...

Improve Skating Acceleration With This Simple Drill

Credit for this exercise goes to our mentor, Peter Twist of Twist Sport Conditioning, former NHL Strength and Conditioning Coach. The Athletic Ready...

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