Training Tips

Take your game to the next level by outworking the competition. Everything you need to develop elite form; plain and simple.

HockeyShot’s Training Tips will deliver results; plain and simple. We give you EVERYTHING YOU NEED in this category to develop elite form. There are a variety of training methods in this section, ranging from articles to videos to give you the edge you need on and off the ice. This guide will take you through a training experience like nothing you have ever encountered, and will have you OUTWORKING YOUR OPPONENTS like never before. Training is one of the most important parts of being a hockey player because every athlete must be in exceptional shape to push themselves to the absolute limit in order to CHANGE THE GAME FOREVER. Whether you’re grinding through another cold hockey season or your battling the outside heat in mid-July, you will be pumped that you found these helpful Training Tips to take your game to the next level!

  • There are not too many players in the NHL that would dive in front of a shot from Shea Weber or Zdeno Chara, and I don’t blame them. But what makes them such a threat on the power play is their ability to power a shot through to the net. To have a powerful shot, there are many things a hockey player needs to consider. The most important component of having a powerful shot is the stance of the hockey player.

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  • If you want to make it in the hockey world, it is essential to watch these videos to see what exactly it takes to succeed on and off the ice. Wong shows how the HockeyShot SKLZ products maximize an athlete’s ability to get the most out of your game.

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  • Since hockey is such a physical game, you would think to hone your skills, build the key muscle groups for skating and stick-work would take a lot of strenuous physical exercise. Yet you stumble on this blog, claiming you can improve your hockey game by being a couch potato?

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  • I have not included crunches in any of my off-ice hockey programs for at least 8-years. The fact is, they add to wear and tear on your lower back and contribute to disc herniation, they DON’T strengthen your ‘core’ the way you need...

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  • The Weighted Sled sounds like a winter exercise, but you are probably more accustomed to seeing it associated with football practice than hockey. Of course, there is the HockeySled training device for using with your hockey stick, to create some explosive power and prevent injury.

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  • The following article was written by hockey strength and conditioning coach Dan Garner, who contributes to www.HockeyTraining.com on a regular basis. Check out the website if you are interested in more hockey training articles. Enjoy the post!.

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  • Body changes during the Adolescent Growth Spurt (AGS) can temporarily diminish a player’s overall skill and speed and increase vulnerability to injuries. The effects of AGS and its effects on core strength, postural control and performance—coordination, skill, speed, quickness, agility and technique—can be enormous while athletes struggle to adjust to their rapidly changing bodies.

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  • You are a defenseman. You patrol the blue line, protect your end, and sometimes get called on to block shots between the hash marks. Every now and then, you like to introduce your opponents to the boards in the neutral zone or the corners of the rink. You could be gentle, but that's why you wear the pads.

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  • Strength and conditioning is critical to the success of hockey players at all levels. Athletes will spend time in the off-season increasing speed, power, strength, endurance, and agility, as well as, rehabbing injuries. Considerable amounts of time and resources are spent in these endeavors.

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  • A tool that we like to use for training is the jump rope. It is a low cost, portable and highly effective piece of equipment. A good plastic speed rope will cost you approximately $4. Plus, if you are going to be away from your local training facility for a period of time, the rope is easy to pack and bring along.

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