The Slap Shot is the most powerful shot you can take in hockey. However it is also the least accurate shot next to the back hand that a player can take. Slap shots are very easy to learn, yet hard to master. Blasting a puck as hard as humanly possible does not qualify as a great slap shot. Slap shots are just as much about accuracy as they are about power.
When taking a Slap Shot there are 5 key points to remember:
So, how well do you think your shot would improve if you were to take 5000 shots over a 10-week period? Think it can’t be done? Think again! We have created a plan for players of all ages and abilities to follow over 10 weeks to increase shot speed, quickness and accuracy.
To develop your shooting & scoring skills at home check out the OMHA Players Club and the 5000 Puck Challenge.