A good wrist shot has three key positions that you’ll want to master. This video breaks down how to take a hard and accurate wrist shot.
A good slap shot has four key positions that you’ll want to master. This video breaks down how to take a hard and accurate slap shot.
Auston Matthews may be one of the best in the league at changing the angle before he shoots. Just look at this snipe where he fools the defense and goalie in one motion.
Here’s a great video that explains why changing your shooting angle is so important and how you can practice it at home and on the ice.
Artem Zub, a defenseman for the Ottawa Senators, scores his first NHL goal with a textbook example of the “Gagner” move.
Fake wrist shot off the inside foot, then fake to the backhand with a finish on the forehand. When you really need to score, it is great to have a go to move.
On the last clip, notice the Detroit Delay leading to the goal.
Some of you have been asking what a good highlight video looks like to send to University recruiters. Here’s a good example.
A few key points:
- It includes contact information.
- It includes some practice drills that show off your skill.
- It makes it easy for the viewer to tell which player you are.
The first step is to start collecting highlight clips of your play. Until you have some game clips start with some practice video.
Can you do the one knee stickhandling drill at the start of the video?
Here’s a great breakdown on how to learn and use the Mitch Marner 1-on-1 move.
Can we get as good as these kids? Lots of ideas for improving your creativity…
Here’s a great video showing a couple of examples of how to create misdirection and deception with your eyes.
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For more information, please contact:
Stephen Raitt – Head Coach
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Sarah Graham – Assistant Coach/Trainer
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Peter McCarthy – Goaltender Coach
Upon completion, I’ll send you a complete team information package.
This site is used to communicate with players and families. Individual player skills, team tactics and professional systems can be found here, as well as some stuff that is just for fun. I hope you enjoy the site.