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06-11-2009, 12:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Staalin87 View Post
after you follow through on a slap shot your weight should be on your front foot. weight transfer is a lot of what helps you get good power behind your shot. also are you hitting the ice a couple of inches before the puck with your slap shots? that will help as well.
Originally Posted by 190Octane View Post
That's interesting... it's not an issue of balance then. I got my shot from shooting an ice hockey puck on my driveway into my garage door. It definitely is all about technique and practice when it comes to slappers.
I am just doing something wrong. I get good power but it is always low. I might just have the puck too far back in my stance I suppose. Once I tried this little pseudo snap shot that I am talking about I was able to do those and lift them fine, but I was closer to the net and more relaxed.

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