When Stickhandling How do you keep the puck close to your body? (2023)

When Stickhandling How do you keep the puck close to your body?

To keep the puck you need to keep it away from the defenders. By simply moving the puck from one side of your body to the other side, you can gain 5 to 15 feet of separation.

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How do you control the puck better?

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Why is stickhandling important in hockey?

Another key point is the stickhandling action. Keeping the blade of the stick square to the ice, cupping the puck from forehand to backhand, maintaining control, fluent movement and feel the puck on the center of your blade.

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How do you handle a puck?

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How do you puck?

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How can I practice stickhandling at home?

The Quick Hands drill is the foundation for all your stickhandling skills. Focus on soft, quick touches, rolling the wrists and little to no arm movement. The keys to this skill are to roll the wrist and cup the puck on both the forehand and backhand side.

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How do I get faster at stickhandling?

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How do you get strong on the puck?

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How do you practice stickhandling off ice?

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Which hand is more important in hockey?

The top hand creates the most important part of the lever, the farthest point. (For the science nerds out there… Work is the force times the distance, W = Fd). This is why taller players have historically dominated the hardest shot competition in professional hockey.

When Stickhandling How do you keep the puck close to your body? (2023)
How do you move the puck in hockey?

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Why do hockey players move the puck back and forth?

Move the puck back and forth with your top hand and help build that wrist strength. Once this has been practiced, put your other hand on the stick. This will emphasize the importance of using your top hand to roll the wrists and not rely on your bottom hand for movement.

What are sticks pucks?

Stick & Puck is a public session and provides a perfect opportunity for hockey players of all ages to focus on skill development. Complete hockey equipment is recommended! Participants must supply their own pucks. Full ice games/scrimmages are not permitted during Stick & Puck sessions.

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