Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Hockey Shots and other Hockey topics.
Hand positioning is important for a backhand. If your hands are too close together, you will have less control and less power. If they are too far apart, you will have less control and will probably end up shooting the puck over the net. Ideally, you want to keep your hands a comfortable length apart and maybe even lower your bottom hand a little to increase your control.