What you will Learn

– Proper techniques and mechanics in all quick release shots (wrist, snap, combo wrist-snap, slap shot.)

Phases of a Shot
Preparation phase – Getting the puck to a prepared position effeciently (Across, not back!)
– Loading Phase – Less load, more explode!
– Release Phase – Utilizing wrists to enhance speed & power.

– Choosing when & how to use the proper techniques and mechanics in all types of passes (forehand, backhand, saucer, drop pass)

Deception When Releasing the Puck
Learn NEW lower body configurations. Different positions to surprise the goalie = more scoring opportunities
– Being synchronized / timing.

Shooting and Passing off the Angles
Skating towards the net from either side, looking to create a shooting angle.
– Shooting for rebounds- where to shoot when on a bad angle using your shot off the goalie as a pass (rebound)

Shooting in stride
– Or appear in stride. Minimize pause time. Stride leg push for more power. Stride leg release with foot separation lowers posture, enhancing reaction time.

Shooting through traffic
– How to locate the near target to get the puck to the net target.

Shooting in tight
– How to get your blade under the puck using your wrists to maintain spin for a higher, quicker shot.

Shooting off a pass
Receiving a pass and putting the puck into a prepared position to shoot immediately. (on the tape / off the tape)
– The 2 touch release is a NEW way to receive the pass and ‘impact’ it with speed and power, surprising the goalie.

One Timers
– How to utilize your hips by lowering your posture to get more power.

Understanding the Goalies
– Get to know their positioning, tendencies and habits. They have consistent behavior patterns. Learn how and when to study them.