tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-24643889624504613142014-10-14T04:14:00.689-07:00Hockey TipsRichard Neumannoreply@blogger.comBlogger38125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-92103892077566317362011-11-07T01:03:00.003-08:002013-10-14T18:59:53.677-07:00Ice Hockey Tips | Defense, Positioning & Beginner Tips Scoring. Skating. Defense. Hockey Tips Stick Handling Tips and Drills One of the most important stickhandlings basics is to always keep your head up. You've got to be able to be aware of what's happening around you on the ice without looking at the puck. If you're staring at the puck while stickhandling, you're likely to be checked by somebody you didn't even know was near you. Read More at Richard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2010/11/ice-hockey-tips.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-30481708353500270212010-11-26T15:43:00.000-08:002010-11-26T15:50:53.214-08:00Hockey PositioningHockey Positioning TipsHockey positioning is a complex topic. It's not something you can learn over night. Here are a few basic positioning tips for offense and defense to get you started. Hockey Offense Positioning Standard Hockey Breakout There are tons of different breakout positioning systems your team can use to quickly and safely move the puck out of your own end. Unfortunately our team Richard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2010/11/hockey-positioning.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-47301809103076637832010-11-21T10:34:00.000-08:002010-11-21T10:34:12.769-08:00Hockey Passing TipsHockey Passing Tips Here's a few hockey tips on passing I've been given over the years. Hopefully these 5 tips can help improve your passing as well. Passing Tip #1: Point your Stick Towards the Target Whether the player is moving and you're aiming your pass in front of him, or he his stationary and you are aiming for the blade of his stick, follow through with the blade of your stick pointing Richard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2010/11/hockey-passing-tips.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-28028738663779273622010-11-20T14:27:00.000-08:002010-11-20T16:42:01.083-08:00Hockey for kidsHockey for kids More and more kids are learning to play hockey every year. Here in Vancouver, Canada hockey rinks are so fully booked that kids have to practice as early as 5:00 AM and play as late as 11:30 PM. Be prepared for some early mornings and late nights in you sign up your kids for hockey. Skating lessons at your local ice rink are a great place to start. These lessons are not expensiveRichard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2010/11/hoceky-for-kids.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-37536318031038267102010-11-20T11:23:00.000-08:002010-11-20T11:23:30.742-08:00Yoga For HockeyYoga For Hockey Yoga provides both mental and physiological benefits for playing hockey.The mental benefits that yoga offers such as learning to stay present and managing stressful situations are invaluable to play hockey, since a win or a loss can be decided in a few highly charged seconds. But training your brain is just part of what yoga can do for your game. The greatest power and Richard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2010/11/yoga-for-hockey.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-16921517188392170392010-11-19T16:27:00.000-08:002010-11-19T16:27:39.279-08:00Hockey Power Skating DrillsHockey Power Skating Drills Taking a Power Skating class is the best way I know to improve your skating and improve your game. If your new to hockey and looking for a power skating drill you can practice on your own, sculling is a great place to start. This sculling drill will help you increase the power of your stride and help you skate faster with more control. Start this drill by getting lowRichard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2010/11/hockey-power-skating-drills.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-66763534297148653622010-07-27T19:47:00.000-07:002010-07-27T19:49:04.667-07:00Hockey Pool TipsCheck out more great Hockey Tips on: Hockey Pool Tips: With the 2010-2011 NHL Hockey Season fast approaching, it's time to take a look at some Hockey Pool Tips to help you pick the players that will get you some points up on the board. Lance Steward from Sport Cowichan recently posted an article with some great hockey pool tips on what to do after you've got your favourite magazine pick list:Richard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2010/07/hockey-pool-tips.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-84037055915475603622008-05-05T14:21:00.000-07:002008-12-26T14:33:24.516-08:00Stick Handling Tips with Wayne GretzkyBottom hand half way down your stickKeep the puck cupped in the middle of your bladeKeep the puck close to your bodyKeep your head upThis video also includes footage Adam Oates and Pat LaFontaine, Andrachuk, and Messier keeping the puck in close and deking out their opponents.Richard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2008/11/stick-handling-tips-with-wayne-gretzky.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-47396911485342182582008-04-07T19:15:00.000-07:002010-11-13T16:35:53.198-08:00Defense: Covering the Front of the Net.Protecting The Slot in HockeyThe area in front of the goalie is the most valuable real estate on the ice at both ends of the rink. In the offensive zone your forwards will try to control the slot to take advantage of the best scoring opportunities. When playing defense in your own end, your job is to protect the slot. As soon as the opposing team gets the puck over the blue line into your zone, Richard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2008/04/defense-covering-front-of-net.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-56935289037840824902008-04-03T16:47:00.000-07:002008-04-10T12:20:50.899-07:00March 2008 NewsletterClick on: Newsletter to view a sample of the newsletter.Richard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2008/04/march-2008-newsletter.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-40677716503441112132008-04-02T21:11:00.000-07:002008-04-03T15:28:05.893-07:00Howie Meeker Hockey SchoolBeginner Learning Hockey VideosBack in the 70’s Howie Meeker had a great show on CBC teaching kids how to play hockey. Famous Howie-isms like “Golly gee-whiz!” and “Pass the cotton pickin' puck!" in his patented squeaky voice and classic Canadian accent are still imitated dressing rooms today. Truly a legend.19 episodes of Howie Meeker’s Hockey School can viewed at the CBC archives. Even thoughRichard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2008/04/howie-meeker-hockey-school.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-2879488537778853752008-04-02T18:32:00.000-07:002008-04-02T18:34:34.263-07:00Never up the Middle.Never up the Middle,"Except in great Sex!!"- Red RickRichard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2008/04/never-up-middle.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-87570861943087650622008-03-30T14:31:00.000-07:002008-03-30T14:33:12.325-07:00Top 10 Shootout GoalsI Know the video quality is terrible, but these shootout goals are unreal.Practice your head fakes!Richard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2008/03/top-10-shootout-goals.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-92139579467769490152008-03-29T15:02:00.000-07:002008-03-29T15:08:11.249-07:00<summary type="text">Check out the free contest that NHL Digest is running right now.Blade Pro Products are giving away 30 pairs of the new NHL BladeTape. Get on it. Contest Closes April 15th 2008. 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You never know when the golden opportunity might come up in a game ...Amazing goal by Rick Nash. Blues vs Blue Jackets Oct 25, 2007.Top shelf - Where Mom keeps the peanut butter!Remember when Malik pulled this off last year in the shoot out against Washington? He hadn't scored all year up until then.Richard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2008/03/rick-nash-between-his-legs-top-shelf.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-71287834120695226742008-03-27T21:13:00.000-07:002008-03-27T22:02:27.777-07:00Free eBook on Playing HockeyHockey Coach eBook 2008 – 2009 5th Edition A huge, free, comprehensive book on playing hockey.250 pages packed full of hockey tips on:Passing, stick-handling, reboundsDefense, positioning, equipment selectionSlapshots, snapshots, wristshotsShooting, scoring, deking, faceoffsThe book includes illustrated instructions on everything from warm-ups to drills, to tactics, to coaching, to game Richard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2008/03/free-ebook-on-playing-hockey.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-3674206114112827232008-03-21T09:08:00.000-07:002008-04-10T12:32:06.411-07:00How to make a Saucer PassPost Moved to: Improve your Passing SkillsRichard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2008/03/how-to-make-saucer-pass.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-2007378196262354142008-03-18T20:35:00.000-07:002008-03-18T20:47:06.022-07:00Beginner Hockey Video TipsNHL.Com Inside The Game Video TipsIf you’re just learning to play Ice Hockey, or looking for a refresher on some of the basic skills, check out these short video clips from Tampa Bay Lightning assistant coach, Mike Sullivan.These 4 clips are part of the NHL.com Learning centre called Inside The Game. Unfortunately, you have to watch a lengthy intro before each clip and there’s no rewind control, Richard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2008/03/beginner-hockey-video-tips.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-34659881497043210052008-03-16T15:03:00.000-07:002010-11-13T13:09:34.982-08:00Defensive One-on-One: Control the GapHockey Defense: Gap ControlThe 'Gap' is the distance between a defnseman and a forward coming towards you with the puck. When playing defense, it's important to be aware of the gap, and control the Gap. Judging the amount of gap to leave is not easy, especially if the forward is a faster skater than you. A Gap too wide will allow the forward to cut to the inside and take a clean shot on net fromRichard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2008/03/defensive-one-on-one-control-gap.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-56969260130654219512008-03-15T16:21:00.000-07:002008-03-23T20:43:02.390-07:00Play Better Hockey5 On-Ice Tips to Hone Your Hockey SkillsIf you are unfamiliar Squidoo, the site is filled with a collection of articles called ‘lenses.’ Professional writer and hockey player, David Cameron, wrote an excellent Squidoo lens called “Play Better Hockey.” David expands on 5 key hockey tips related to skating, playing defense, forechecking, shooting, and scoring. Namely:Tip #1 Look Up!Tip #2 Win the Richard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2008/03/play-better-hockey.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-36011014311871885202008-03-15T13:14:00.001-07:002008-03-15T13:17:03.590-07:00Hockey - How to Play Like the ProsHockey - How to Play Like the Pros is full of great tips and makes an excellent beginners guide for learning to play ice hockey. Easy to DigestGreat photos that clearly illustrate each tip, along with clear, well designed page layouts make this book easy and enjoyable to read. It’s great for just picking it up and looking up a quick tip during commercials or period breaks. Everything from Richard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2008/03/hockey-how-to-play-like-pros_15.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-53237532836530070172008-03-09T16:21:00.000-07:002008-03-09T19:37:08.633-07:00Use Your Own Water BottleIce Hockey Equipment TipIf you have a dedicated soldier on your team who religiously washes and refills a setof water bottles for your team, consider yourself lucky. What a trooper. Buy this person a beer.On our team, we are all supposed to take a turn each week for this honorable task. The problem is, nobody wants to do it. It’s like pulling teeth every week getting a volunteer. Sometimes the Richard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2008/03/use-your-own-water-bottle.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-14317591742951802762008-03-07T08:11:00.001-08:002008-04-10T12:28:02.062-07:00Defensive One on One: Keep your Hockey Stick out in FrontPost Moved to: One-on-one Ice Hockey Tips for DefenceRichard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2008/03/defensive-one-on-one-keep-your-hockey.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-4677501251753920582008-03-06T08:54:00.000-08:002008-04-10T12:28:55.675-07:00Defensive One on One: Watch Their HipsPost Moved to: Defence Ice Hockey Tips for One-on-one SituationsRichard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2008/03/defensive-one-on-one-watch-their-hips.htmltag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2464388962450461314.post-421894885174682892008-03-05T12:02:00.000-08:002008-04-10T12:30:22.762-07:00Defensive One-on-One: Stay Between the Forward and the NetPost Moved to: Defence Hockey Tips for One-on-one SituationsRichard Neumanhttps://plus.google.com/112471417530712484583noreply@blogger.comhttp://www.hockeyplayertips.com/2008/03/defensive-one-on-one-stay-between.html