Do you intend to defend yourself? Struggling to make a good slapshot? The following factors affect a player’s capacity to master the slapshot:
YOU CAN IMPROVE YOUR TECHNIQUE WITH THE RIGHT TRAINING TOOLS.
While skating abilities are still crucial, puck handling and shooting precision are equally essential for success. A dryland training suit will allow prospective hockey players to fine-tune their eyes and hands to make difficult shots. The following is a list of some of the equipment you might want to use:
Indoor Hockey Tiles: While practising stick-work on the kitchen floor may be frowned upon in your home, indoor hockey tiles may make any flat surface ideal for practising stick-work.
Extreme Passing Kit: While practising with a friend is preferable, it is not always possible. Passing kits provide rebounding exercises and work to develop quick hands, even with only one player.
Tarp for Extreme Shooting: Using a printed shooting tarp is an excellent approach to learn shooting at the goal’s susceptible regions. These tarps aid precision shooting by including a goal, goalie, and holes in the areas where you’re most likely to score.
Dryland Extreme Puck: A dryland puck is required for an off-ice exercise. They’re ideal for use on tile or nearly any other flat surface.
Dangler Extreme: A dangler is simple yet adaptable training equipment that allows players to generate varied puck handling routines in a small area. Move the posts on the dangler and practice with the puck in various ways.
WORKOUTS FOR BUILDING STRENGTH AND ENDURANCE ON DRYLAND
To be the best player, you must possess the necessary stick and puck skills and the ability to go the distance. Weight and cardio training are beneficial to many sports, including hockey. Players are continuously moving, checking, and stopping on the ice. You should be able to rely on your body’s strength during a game, so you must commit a significant amount of time off the ice to lift and run. Your time at the rink will be more productive if you combine regular dryland workouts with frequent stickhandling practices.
TAKING THE COMPETITION ONE STEP FURTHER
The world’s finest hockey players have one thing in common: they’ve spent hundreds, if not thousands, of hours honing their abilities, methods, and strengths. Whether you want to play in a major league or just beat up on your local rivals, hockey off-ice training is essential for maximum practice time, even when playing on ice is difficult or impossible. Call 1.888.417.7468 for more dryland training advice or to talk with one of our training specialists. Hockeyshot.com is ready to help you improve the abilities you need to win by allowing you to practice in the comfort of your own house or yard.
PADS FOR SHOOTING
The HockeyShot Shooting Pad is a great indoor and outdoor trainer for anyone looking to enhance their on-ice game at home. It replicates the rink’s smooth, slick surface so you can practice passing, stickhandling, and shooting.
Go to the Shooting Pad page for further information.
DRYLAND ALL-STAR FLOORING TILES
With HockeyShot All-Star Dryland Flooring Tiles, any unoccupied space can be turned into a training zone. These 18″ by 18″ snap-together tiles replicate the slickness and smoothness of ice and are sold individually, so you only need to order what you need.
Go to the All-Star Dryland Flooring Tiles page for more information.
DRYLAND EXTREME PUCK
The Extreme Dryland Puck from HockeyShot contains 12 gliders on the bottom side for increased speed on shooting pads, tiles, and other flat surfaces. It’s the same size as a regulation puck, and it’s even ridged on the side, so you can feel like you’re holding a real puck on your stick.