2 puck control skills
PUCK CONTROL MECHANICS"© !!!
For the best control, the puck should be positioned and handled
on the heel of the stick blade.
Blade Heel - moves from side to side more than the toe of the
stick blade… Passing and Shooting - all passes and shots come
from the heel of the blade to give the puck more spin and control
over the puck.
Moving Forward With the Puck
When moving the puck quickly up the ice without any defensive
pressure, only the wrists control the puck out in front of the
player's body. When the arms move the puck from side to side, the
player slows down and may cause the player to lose control of the
Puck Position - directly in front of the skates… Eyes
- peripheral vision looks up-ice to anticipate the next move while
seeing the puck on their stick blade… Skates - when losing
the puck, kick the puck back into the skate blade… Wrists -
move (roll) the puck from side to side to grip the puck on the heel
of the stick… Movement - with the puck in front of the skate
the player moves either to the right or the left when confronted by
Note: When players push the puck, instead of stickhandle the
puck, the player limits their possibilities as the defender
Practice the skills in this 8 panel
brochure using the drills in
How To Play Better Ice Hockey >
Practice > Effective Puck Control Drills
"Using the Skates
Out of the rink drills greatly help players in developing these
Between the Skates
Direction - always kick the puck forward... Movement -
pass the puck from one skate to the other.
Skate to Stick
Movement - kick the puck ahead of the stick... Practice
- practice this skill with both feet.
Over Skating the Puck
Movement - deliberately over skate the puck... Performing
this Skill - the rear skate kicks the puck to the front skate...
Practice - make sure to practice this skills with both feet."
"EFFECTIVE PUCK CONTROL MECHANICS"
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"EFFECTIVE PUCK CONTROL
MECHANICS" is an 8 panel brochure packed with these
important and well-defined puck control mechanics ..
- The Hockey "Ready Position"
- Basic Stick Handling Skills
- Top Hand Positioning
- Arm Movement
- Puck Positioning
- Moving Forward with the Puck
- Common Stick Handling Issues
- Stick Handling
- Stick Handling around a Player
- Bottom Hand Positioning
- Wrist Movement
- Forehand Shift
- Using the Skates
- Between the Skates
- Skate to Stick
- Over Skating the Puck
- Open Surface Skills
- Quicker than Opponent
- Slower than Opponent
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