The SmartHockey 3oz MINI Speed Ball helps players develop lightning quick, soft hands. At 2.8 oz (79 g), the MINI is less than half the weight of an ice hockey puck and it’s slightly smaller than a golf ball (but doesn't bounce like one). It’s a more durable, “true feel” version of a wooden “Swedish” stickhandling ball. The patented MINI 2-piece dynamic core technology combines an ultra durable Surlyn shell with proprietary core found in the ORIGINAL. The solid core covered by a Surlyn shell eliminates any pliancy or "smushing" of the ball between the stick and the training surface. The combination of the Surlyn shell and the weight (2.8 oz or 79 g) makes the MINI roll faster than a puck slides on a clean sheet of ice. The proprietary core matches the “dull” bounce of a puck’s vulcanized rubber. Warm up before games and practices or train in your garage, basement, on a tennis court, basketball court, paved street or driveway.
DEVELOP LIGHTNING QUICK, SOFT HANDS
The Smarthockey MINI Speed Ball is just an evolution of the Swedish Stickhandling Ball. Use the MINI Ball to work on puck extension, quick side-to-side, puck rotation and toe drags to see rapid improvement on your hand speed and feel.
ROLLS FASTER THAN A PUCK SLIDES ON ICE
Believe it or not our MINI Speed Ball rolls faster than a puck slides on ice. So, if you are practicing “puck extension” or “long toe drags” your hands will become super quick. This happens by a combination of Surlyn shell and a 2-piece dynamic core technology. Together the MINI Speed Ball’s shell is smooth enough to roll over any surface and its core has enough mass, 2.8oz, to accelerate as you stickhandle.
PATENTED 2-PIECE DYNAMIC CORE TECHNOLOGY
Unlike wooden speed balls that are one-piece, the Smarthockey MINI Speed Ball uses the same patented 2-piece Dynamic Core Technology that you’ll find in the original Smarthockey Training Ball. Not only does the ball have the same dead feel as an ice hockey puck, but it’s also is heavy enough at 2.8oz to feel on your stick which matters when you’re working at making your hands lightning fast.
WARM UP BEFORE GAMES OR PRACTICES; TRAIN ANYWHERE, ANYTIME
When you use the MINI Speed Ball in combination with original Smarthockey Training Ball, you will develop your hand speed and muscle memory. Because they are balls (not pucks), you can use them on rubber mats, carpets, smooth cement, sidewalks, streets, garages and basement floors.