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Skill Board is the perfect tool to complement your Hockey training

This video is an overview of some of the workouts you can use with Skill Board to improve your balance, core strength, agility, body awareness, and more—both on and off the ice.

Improve Your Game with Hockey-Specific Workouts

1. Standing Up

Stand on the board while holding your hockey stick. Notice how holding the stick changes your center of gravity. Harder than it looks!

2. Slow Sweeps

Keeping your head down, sweep your stick side to side in small motions. Become comfortable with holding the stick while balancing.

3. Wide Sweeps

Pivot your body to make wider sweeps on the ground, as if you were on the ice. This will begin to engage your core.

4. Three-Point Sweep

A variation of the Wide Sweep, move the stick from side to side, adding a stop in the center.

5. Forward-Backward

Bring your stick in to your body, then extend it outwards, as if you were capturing a puck.

6. More Stickhandling

Practice your stickhandling skills as you'd like. Rotating and raising your stick are both challenging workouts.

7. Dribbling

Using a tennis ball, practice your dribbling skills. Start with small motions and advance to wider moves when you feel ready.

8. Head Up

Repeat the previous exercises, this time lifting your gaze and looking straight ahead. You might be surprised how much harder this makes it!

9. Take a Shot!

Lifting your stick, imagine you are shooting on a goal. You're well on your way to becoming a hockey champion!

Skill Board Hockey Athletes

Eric Robinson

NHL Hockey Player

Eric started ice skating at the age of 3 in his home state of NJ. Heavily influenced by his older brother who also plays professional hockey, he feel in love with the sport immediately. He graduated from Princeton in 2018 where he was the captain of the ECAC champion men’s hockey team. The same year he signed his first professional contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League and has been playing there since. Eric also represented the United States at the 2021 World Championships. Outside of hockey, he trains with his brother every day in the offseason. The main focus of this training is strength, speed, mobility and balance.

Career Highlights

  • 2021 World Championship USA Player
  • Captain of the ECAC Champion Men’s Hockey Team

  • Max Veronneau

    NHL Hockey Player

    Max is from Ottawa, Canada and has been playing hockey for as long as he can remember. He was fortunate enough to play for Princeton University while graduating in 2019 with a Mechanical Engineering degree. While playing for Princeton, he won the ECAC Championship. In 2019, he signed an NHL contract with the Ottawa Senators. Next year, he will be playing for Leksand IF of the SHL. In the off season, he trains hard and always looks for tools that can help improve his game.

    Career Highlights

  • Princeton Hockey (2015-2019)
  • NHL/AHL (2019-2020)
  • SHL/Swedish Hockey League(2021)

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    Minnesota Wild Organization (Minnesota Wild and Iowa Wild)

    Louie Belpedio

    NHL Hockey Player

    Louie Belpedio was born in Skokie, Illinois and has played hockey since the age of three. Most notably for the US National team (2012-2014), Miami University where he served as a caption for three of his four years (2014-2018), and the Minnesota Wild (2018-present). Louie made his National Hockey League debut on April 7, 2018 against the San Jose Sharks. Outside of hockey, Louie enjoys golf and spending time with family and friends.

    Career Highlights

  • U18 World Champion (2014)

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    The Skill Board
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    Regular price $158.00
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    The Skill Board is the game-changing balance board that you ride on a pneumatic ball. It challenges your core strength and balance in a full 360° range of motion.

    The smooth board is meant to be used barefoot and more closely mimics surfing. The grip board is meant to be used with shoes, but can still be ridden barefoot. We also offer grip tape you can purchase with your smooth board in case you would like the option to add extra grip later on.

    This package includes The Original Skill Board (grip or smooth)large ball, and hand pump. A video with instructions on how to get started can be found on our site here: getting started

    • The Original Skill Board dimensions are 36.5"x19.5”(93x50cm)
    • The large ball is 9" (23cm) in diameter - similar to a regulation soccer ball
    • Board and ball are rated for weights up to 300lbs(136 kg)

    International customers are responsible for calculating and paying all import taxes and duties.

    All orders are processed within two days of the order being placed. We ship international orders on Tuesdays and Fridays. Domestic shipping typically takes 5-8 business days, and international shipping takes 7-10 business days.

    COVID NOTE: Due to the ongoing pandemic, the estimated shipping times above may not be accurate. Our warehouse is still processing orders but delivery times from FedEx and customs clearance times have been longer than normal. In some instances much longer.