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06-02-2007, 10:19 PM
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Best Way to Improve?

What are good ways to improve your shot and stickhandling without having regular access to ice over the summer?

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Most people find that on allot of carpets, a rubber puck will move surprisingly similar to ice surface. Just take the tape off your blade and stickhandle in doors for a while. If you cant find a good surface, then use a golfball.

As for shooting, i honestly just picked up a piece of hard plastic that i lay down in the driveway or basement, and launch shots off of into a piece of ply-wood (or MDF as its more fun to destroy!).

I've actually considered getting a huge piece of plywood and taping out the area of a goal, but thats excessive. Just try to find a flat piece of plastic to protect your blade and allows for a little movement of the puck.

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There's a special kind of puck made for training on non-ice surfaces. Google for "fly puck" or "flypuck".

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If you don't have a net to shoot on, I would suggest getting one of those huge tarps that has a net painted onto it that you can lay over a garage door.

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If you don't have a net to shoot on, I would suggest getting one of those huge tarps that has a net painted onto it that you can lay over a garage door.
Or just hang it in your back yard. Tarps are the best.

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