If you’re going to practice and train your hockey shooting skills, wouldn’t be nice if you had something to shoot at? Don’t sweat it, we have you covered. We’ve put together a list of some of the best hockey training targets, shooter tutors and tarps. They’re all decent, but we as always, we have a couple favourites.
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Table of Contents
- 1) HockeyShot Shooter Tutor with EZ Goal with Foldable Net
- 2) HockeyShot Extreme Shooter Tutor (No Goal Included)
- 3) HockeyShot Crowd Goes Wild Shooting Tarp
- 4) HockeyShot Extreme Shooting Tarp
- 5) Bauer Pro SharpShooter
- 6) HockeyShot Extreme Goal Targets
- 7) HockeyShot Sharpshooter Targets
- 8) Top Shelf Targets – Magnetic Shooting Targets
- 9) Winnwell Foam Shooting Targets
- 10) Winnwell Metal Bell Shooting Targets
1) HockeyShot Shooter Tutor with EZ Goal with Foldable Net
If you really want to practice picking the corners on the goaltender or going through the five-hole then it’s worth checking out the HockeyShot Shooter Tutor with EZ Goal Foldable Net. The training aid is a cinch to put together with no tools necessary and can be used anywhere you have the room indoors and out. When you’re finished working on your shot just fold the net away for easy storage.
The Shooter Tutor is a durable nylon tarp goalie which is designed to fit on any regulation 6 x 4 foot goal with the included bungee/steel wire attachment. The tarp can withstand the hardest shots and rebounds the puck back to the shooter.
The regulation-size net is included and features a rigid powder-coated steel frame. The push pins make it quick and easy to assemble and it can be folded and stored flat. The goal comes with four removable targets and the 5mm reinforced netting is UV protected.
This training device from HockeyShot is ideal for all ages and skill levels and will save your garage door from taking a beating.
2) HockeyShot Extreme Shooter Tutor (No Goal Included)
The Extreme Shooter Tutor by Hockey Shot is the perfect way to work on your shooting accuracy. The device is a heavy-duty nylon tar which fits on a hockey goal. The tarp is designed to look like a goaltender and has several target holes throughout it to aim for.
The Shooter Tutor is also great for practising picking up rebounds as it will rebound the puck or ball when you hit anywhere but the target holes. The tarp is simple to attach to any goal frame with a bungee/wire system and it keeps the goal posts and crossbar exposed at all times. It can be used anywhere you have room for a hockey goal and can be folded and put away when not in use.
The HockeyShot Extreme Shooter Tutor is a fine way to improve your target shooting but just remember the goal frame isn’t included.
3) HockeyShot Crowd Goes Wild Shooting Tarp
The HockeyShot Crowd Goes Wild Shooting Tarp comes in two sizes which are 7 x 16 feet and 8 x 16 feet. It’s constructed of heavy-duty material and features a design with a cheering crowd on it. There are seven targets inserted in the tarp and you won’t have to chase the puck or ball down if you happen to miss one of them. This is because it’s designed to absorb your shots instead of having the puck or ball fly back at you.
The tarp can quickly and easily be rolled up and put away when you’ve finished working on your shooting accuracy. The 18-ounce, reinforced vinyl shooting tarp is designed for both outdoor and indoor use and can easily be installed on a garage door or basement wall etc. The target holes are reinforced for extra strength allowing you to use regulation pucks and there’s one handy pouch to retrieve the pucks from when you hit a target.
4) HockeyShot Extreme Shooting Tarp
Practice and repetition make perfect when it comes to hockey skills and the Extreme Shooting Tarp from HockeyShot will help you perfect your shooting accuracy. This is a durable 18-ounce tarp which features the outline of a goaltender and comes with seven grey target holes to aim for.
There are two sizes to choose from as it comes in a 7 x 16 foot and 8 x 16 foot design. The tarp can easily fit over a wall or garage door and is thick enough to make sure you don’t do any damage to it. It can be used inside and outdoors in any weather condition and is made to absorb the pucks so you don’t have to chase them. There’s also a single convenient puck pouch behind the tarp that gathers your successful shots.
The target holes are strengthened with reinforced nylon edging which means you can use regulation pucks with the tarp. When you’ve finished picking corners on the goalie you can easily roll the tarp up and store it until the next time.
5) Bauer Pro SharpShooter
The Bauer Pro SharpShooter is a 72 x 48 inch (6 x 4 feet) training device which fits on a regulation size hockey goal. It features the image of a netminder and has five target holes; one in each corner and one at the five-hole. It’s made of a solid, durable polyester with PVC backing and is reinforced to handle the hardest shots you can muster.
The device is grounded at the base by a steel bar and is easy to put up and take down as the 10 bungee cords simply attach to the metal grommets. The Bauer Pro SharpShooter can be used inside and out at any time of the year and is ideal for both pucks and balls. It comes with everything needed but you’ll need to have your own goal frame.
6) HockeyShot Extreme Goal Targets
HockeyShot Extreme Goal Targets are great for players hoping to become snipers at the rink. These are 10 x 10 inch lightweight but durable targets which can be attached to a hockey net in just a matter of seconds. You can place them where you choose and then when on your speed, power and accuracy.
Each set features three targets which can be used with pucks and balls. When you nail the target it simply returns to it’s original position so there’s no need to re-set them. If you’d like to create different drills you can add as many targets to the goal as you like.
The targets can be used anywhere you have a hockey goal and since they can be moved around the net you can work on aiming at different areas with each workout.
7) HockeyShot Sharpshooter Targets
The HockeyShot Sharpshooter Targets come in a set of three and are made of strong, high-quality rubber which don’t reflect the light and make a magnificent popping sound when you’ve hit one. They can quickly and easily be attached and adjusted on a wall or goal frame via a bungee cord. They’re easy to transport and can be taken to a teammate’s home if you’d like to work out together.
These targets can handle shots from balls and pucks of up to approximately 90 miles-per-hour. Since they’re waterproof and weather resistant they can be used in any conditions indoors and out at any time of the year. You’ll be able to set the targets up in any design you choose and more targets can also be added if you’d like to vary your shooting drills.
8) Top Shelf Targets – Magnetic Shooting Targets
These colourful magnetic shooting targets by Top Shelf are ideal for all types of hockey as well as lacrosse. They quickly and easily clip on to any type of metal goal frame or piping and are easy to carry in your hockey bag. Two different sizes are available as they come in 6 and 8 inch models and the bright colours make them easy to see and aim for.
The orange targets are 8 inches in size while the green ones are 6 inches. They’re made with durable HDPE and come equipped with powerful neodymium magnets molded into the edge of the plastic. The targets are shatterproof meaning they can handle the toughest of shots.
The Top Shelf Magnetic Shooting Targets can be used in any temperature from -10 degrees Fahrenheit to +125 degrees. They’re ideal for all skill levels and ages and of course, you can challenge yourself more with the smaller targets.
9) Winnwell Foam Shooting Targets
These Foam Shooting Targets by Winnwell come in packages of four. They can easily be attached with their Velcro straps to any type of piping or hockey goal that has a diameter between one and two inches. The targets measure 12 x 12 inches (1 x 1 foot), are an inch thick and made of lightweight foam. They’re held firmly in place with a 12 inch injection molded frame.
You can attach one target to each of the goal’s four corners and practice your shooting accuracy anywhere and anytime both in and outdoors. You can challenge your friends with these portable targets or practice on your own.
10) Winnwell Metal Bell Shooting Targets
The Winnwell Metal Bell Shooting Targets are ideal for pucks as they’re constructed with strong 3.3 millimetre thick steel. Each target measures 8.5 x 10.5 inches and can be attached to a hockey goal with two metal wires and an S hooks. You’ll also find that extra metal wire is included.
The metal targets can be hung anywhere on the goal frame you choose so you can mix up your shooting areas whenever you choose. They can be used indoors and outdoors in any weather conditions and can be bought individually and in sets of two. They’re portable and easy to transport so you can hold shooting accuracy competitions with friends and teammates.