How to Take a Snapshot (in Ice Hockey)


Ice hockey is a huge sport in North America and all over the world, and it is still growing. With this, there are always new highlights of say an amazing shootout goal or super accurate shot. Players always want to know how to score goals. The most underrated and commonly forgotten/underly practiced method is a basic one: the snap shot.

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The puck should be a bit off to the side of your forehand side foot (right for righties, left for lefties). Your body should be facing toward your target, the net.

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Bring the blade of your stick back by pulling your bottom hand backward. Also, bring your top hand a bit forward. This will make for a quicker, harder shot when it is done fully.

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Pull your top hand back while your bottom hand punches down. Make contact a few inches behind the puck on ice and push hard to flex the stick.

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Finish by pointing the blade's toe directly at your target. This improves accuracy and overall flow and feel of the shot.