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Training, Equipment, Competition - Articles and Video

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Improving your Stickhandling

The best stickhandling drills and exercises on and off the ice

Good stickhandling is fundamental to success on the ice. Alongside the basics, such as how to correctly grip the stick, in this article we'll give you plenty of stickhandling drills to practice and master. No matter if you train on the ice or at home: You'll quickly become a stickhandling pro!

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Ice hockey equipment. How to put it on, washing & Co.

FAQ on equipment, costs and maintenance

If you want to play hockey, being able to skate and shoot well are a good start. You'll also need the right equipment so you don't get hurt. In this article, we'll answer all your questions: what hockey equipment you'll need, how much it costs and how to wear it properly.

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Most Common Hockey Penalties

From the penalty box to the penalty shot

When is a penalty in hockey given? And what punishment does a cross check actually entail? Not only do we explain what hockey penalties there are and what the most common hockey fouls are, but we also tell you about penalty records!

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Why American hockey rinks are smaller than European rinks

Facts about the hockey rink

Four yards - that is the difference between US and EU rink sizes. But what does a smaller rink mean for the American game? What does a hockey rink look like? We have the answers for you.

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Hockey for Late Starters

How to pick up hockey and get started

Picking up hockey as an adult? Want to join a club or team? Together with Felix Schmid, the hockey coach of the Freiburg Vikings, we'll explain what new players should be able to do before their first game and which exercises are best suited for beginners.

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Hockey Positions: 101

What do centers, wingers, defensemen and goalies do?

What are the positions in hockey? And above all: what are their respective tasks? We take a close look at goalie, wingers, centers and defensemen.

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Shooting in Hockey: From the Slap Shot to the Snap Shot

Ice hockey professional Matthias Plachta from the Adler Mannheim helps you train your shot

Slap shots send the puck cruising at speeds over 100 mph. The puck is also able to fly over the ice at a high speed. The slap shot is pivotal in a game. In this article, we talked to the hockey professional Matthias Plachta. He explains not only which shooting techniques there are, but also which exercises help improve your technique.

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Animal Team Names in Hockey

From the NHL all the way to Europe

Whether it's the Pittsburgh Penguins of the famous National Hockey League or the Cologne Sharks of the German Hockey League - hockey teams all over the world are often named after animals. We have examined why this is and where the names actually come from. All the answers and even more facts about this exciting topic can be found here.

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Rules of Hockey

The most important rules for dummies

You're going to a game but have no clue about the rules. Then you're in the right place! We will go through to most important rules of the game while keeping it interesting.

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