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Off-Ice Hockey Training: Puck Handling is Important Skill to Develop

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While there is no real substitute for spending time on the ice, off-ice training can vastly improve players' strength and skills, ensuring that they are doing everything possible to achieve success in ice hockey.

Just like any sport, ice hockey requires countless, and often strange, hours on ice working on skills like skating, puck handling, shooting, passing and positioning. While these skills are essential to playing hockey at any level, one of the most overlooked aspects of the game is off-ice training.

Hockey training off of the ice can take a few different forms. One of the most prevalent with older players is strength training.

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