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Shooting from a D to D Pass

Dec
15
Posted by Kevin - Filed under: Instructional Video
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This week’s video covers the technique behind quickly shooting at the point off of a “d to d” pass.

Teaching Points:

  • Quick release is key
  • Make sure the shot gets through (look, find the lane)
  • Eliminate un-necessary stickhandles
  • Quickly open your body to the net, moving around the puck
  • Puck should be under your body when you shoot
  • Common mistake: Having puck too far ahead of body, causing high or weak shots
Here’s an example from the NHL:


 

Quick Shooting Release – Video

Dec
6
Posted by Kevin - Filed under: Instructional Video
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This week’s video covers the technique and practice tips for releasing a shot off of one quick cross-body lateral move.

Teaching points:

  • Eliminate additional stick handles
  • Transfer your weight to shooting side
  • Knee bend to generate more power
Want to see this move in action?  Check out the 2nd goal by Datsyuk in the video below: 
…And Henrik Zetterberg’s goal against Anaheim:

 

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