Hockey training tiles come in two different categories. There are tiles that mimic real ice and that you can skate on and there are tiles that you cannot skate on and are meant for just practicing skill handling and shooting skills. We take a look at both styles and see which are best for both purposes.
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HOCKEYSHOT SYNTHETIC ICE REVOLUTION TILES
These skatable tiles are a marvel in modern technology and production. They mimic and ice surface extremely well and you are able to skate on them! Just like the Dryland tiles , these are totally customizable to your indoor or outdoor space.
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1) HockeyShot Dryland Flooring Tiles
Dryland Flooring Tiles by HockeyShot are ideal for players who simply don’t have access to ice time as often as they’d like. These tiles allow you to create a realistic ice-like surface at home so you can perfect your skills. These smooth-gliding synthetic tiles measure 18 x 18 inches and are 7/16 inch thick and come with a symmetrical-clipping installation system.
The lightweight, flexible tiles can be used both indoors and outdoors and can be assembled quickly and easily in a matter of minutes. They come with edge pieces to make the loading of pucks and balls so much easier. The tiles can be purchased individually so you can build a surface as small or large as you choose.
They’re strong and durable as well as weather-resistant and can take the weight of an automobile. These HockeyShot Dryland Flooring Tiles can quickly turn any space into a hockey training zone for players of all ages and skill levels.
2) HockeyShot Synthetic Ice Revolution Tiles
The HockeyShot Synthetic Ice Revolution Tiles provide a revolutionary skating experience anywhere you choose. The tiles are 7/16 inch thick and are 18 x 18 inches in width with the Premium Tiles being 7.5 inches thick. They can easily be clipped together anywhere you choose indoors and outdoors and you can customize the size of the surface simply by adding more tiles.
These innovative tiles are lightweight, flexible and durable with the regular tiles typically lasting from three to five years and the Premium model lasting up to seven years. The symmetrical tiles are made to clip together in any direction and a surface can be created in just a few minutes.
These slick, smooth tiles are designed for skating, shooting, passing and puckhandling skills as well as resistance training. They also self-lubricate so you don’t need to use add-on liquids or was on them. The HockeyShot Synthetic Ice Revolution Tiles are UV protected and can be used in any weather condition and temperature. They’re also usable on uneven terrain and work great in combination with the company’s Puck Stopper Edging Containment System and Smooth Edging method for puck-loading.
3) HockeyShot Multi-Sport Tiles
If you’re interested in other sports as well as hockey the HockeyShot Multi-Sport Tiles could be for you. These are 12 x 12 inch flexible and lightweight tiles which are installed by just snapping them, together. They create a durable surface which is ideal for several types of sports. The innovative four-point connection system enables the tiles to expand and compress which keeps the tiles flat in any temperature.
The sun won’t harm the tiles either as they’re UV-protected. They’re also cushioned at the bottom to help reduce the impact on your joints when working out such as jumping and running. They come with a removable insert which can be used as a ground anchor to keep them in place at all times. These Multi-Sport Tiles by HockeyShot also come with two dozen removable, coloured centrepieces which allow you to customize the training system.
4) Snipers Edge Hockey Tiles
The Snipers Edge Hockey Tiles are designed to help you train off-ice and improve your stick skills such as passing, shooting and deking. Each tile is 12 x 12 inches (1 x 1 foot) and they can be assembled in just a couple of minutes by clipping them together. They’re available in white and blue and create the feeling of actual ice wherever you choose to assemble them.
These are very durable tiles which are made specifically for hockey and can be used virtually anywhere. They can be used on most terrains and in various weather conditions and are ideal when used with other training aids. Each box of tiles can build a surface measuring 20 square feet.
The Snipers Edge Hockey Tiles are a perfect training aid for all players but just remember they’re built for use with inline skates and shoes, not ice skates.
5) Hockey Revolution Tiles
These dry land training tiles by Hockey Revolution measure 13 x 13 inches and can be assembled on any flat surface inside and outside of your home. The coloured tiles are durable and portable and are ideal for use with an assortment of other types of training aids. The Hockey Revolution Tiles are designed for all weather conditions and are protected from the sun.
Passing, shooting, reaction time, coordination, vision, one-timers and stickhandling can be practiced any time of the day with the tiles as they can easily be put together in several minutes. The high-quality ice-like product has been designed and tested by several pro hockey players and coaches. The tiles will protect your sticks as well as the surface you’ve assembled the tiles on and are ideal for using with roller blades.