How Important is Winning?
“Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.”—former UCLA and Vanderbilt football coach Red Sanders
Heavy Metal Reigns for Hockey Players’ Entrance Music
If hockey were like baseball, players could select their own entrance music — aka, the “at-bat music.” Recently, the Colorado Avalanche asked its players what they'd pick. So we asked ...
Black or Blue?
What kid that plays baseball doesn’t dream of hitting a home run? Hockey’s equivalent is probably picking the upper corner to score a goal. In order for that big hit ...
“Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.”—former UCLA and Vanderbilt football coach Red Sanders Read the story »
Most coaches, parents and players will agree that an accurate shot is very important. But if your shot is slow, the goalie will rob you every time! If you want to be a great all-around hockey player, then you need good aim and a powerful shot. Read the story »
The best way to improve is a skill is with repetition—person has to repeat a motion about 10,000 times before he or she can do it automatically. As a hockey player, it is very important to be able to move the puck quickly, and that comes with repetitive practice. A good way to motivate hockey players to practice is to provide a fun training atmosphere, and that is exactly what the QuickStickz does. With a video-game like atmosphere, the QuickStickz provides a camera that connects to your stick, a website and drills to help you perfect quick puck movement, moving the puck around the body, and pulling the puck in towards their body. Since hockey players must look at the screen to complete the drills, the system also encourages heads-up (safe) hockey. Read the story »
The Halo is a stickhandling and shooting training aid for hockey players. The idea behind the device is to train newcomers to the game of hockey. The problem a lot of new players have is using their muscles properly. Most hockey players who just start have trouble stickhandling and shooting. The Halo was made to only work if proper technique is used. The purpose of the Halo is to train build your muscle memory to perform the proper actions that are required for shooting in hockey. In order to raise a ball while using the Halo you will have to cup it, and then perform the “wrist flick” that also helps elevate a hockey puck. Click here to read the full review and see it in action.
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