Using a hockey tarp is one of the best ways to sharpen your shooting and aiming skills. All you have to do is hang it up wherever you can make it work and it will be there for you. The best thing about it is that it protects your walls and appliances from damage from crazy, heated pucks. If you are thinking about buying a shooting tarp, get excited. Your life is about to get better.
Hang Your Tarp
The way that the Sniper’s Edge shooting tarp was designed you can easily set it up and get it going. It has perfectly spaced holes with grommets on the top of the tarp where you can sturdily hang it from the ceiling with an eye hook or even a bicycle hook. Simply measure out where you want the tarp to hang, and mark the grommet places. Drill small pilot holes in the beam above where you want your tarp to hang and insert the eye hooks, or bicycle hooks. This way you can simply hook the eyelets through the grommets on the tarp and have a solid, strong shooting tarp within minutes.
Focus On Your Aim
Take the time to set up your tarp, then start using it to focus on your aim. You can use a shooting pad, or even just shoot from the ground. The goaltender on the tarp has places for you to aim at that are tried and tested as perfect areas to aim when you want to score goals. You can focus on a pile of pucks to constantly slap towards the goal, or use a puck rebounder to help you focus on one-timers. However you decide to use your tarp, is up to you but be prepared to learn a lot.
Incorporate Other Training Aids
Hockey rebounders, shooting tiles, they all are vital equipment for players looking to develop their abilities even more. If you set up a practice for outdoors you may run into some problems due to the changing seasons, but you can practice inside or out and get great results.
With an indoor shooting tarp, you can set up your area just how you need it. You will not have to move products around every time you want to play, and you won’t need to worry about the weather because you will be indoors. Whatever training aids you incorporate will end up being a great investment in the end. Hockey floor tiles are great for indoor hockey practice and they don’t cost as much as you might think.
When you have a well-built shooting tarp from Sniper’s Edge, you can hit the puck as hard as you want to and not have to worry about breaking the walls or the car, or any appliances. The tarp is built to handle fast-flying pucks without a problem. Set yourself up so that you have a big stack of pucks and shoot at your targets over and over again until you become the perfect sniper.