The Ultimate Hockey Drill Library

Welcome to BestHockeyDrills.com. We've selected more than 127 simple, fun and effective hockey drills covering every fundamental skill. It's everything you need to engage your kids in practice, improve their skills, and win more games!

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1 on 1 Keep Away

Purpose Players learn to control the puck while under pressure from a defender. Setup Pair up players of similar skill and give one a puck. How it Works

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Backward Skate To Shot Hockey Defensive Drill

Backward Skate To Shot

Purpose Defensemen work on skating backward, passing and shooting. Setup Defensemen line up along the boards on one side of the ice. How it Works Coach blows

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Iron Cross Drill

Purpose This drill builds agility, develops quick crossover starts and improves reaction time on the skates. Setup This drill can be done in each of the five circles in

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Pivot Drill Hockey Defensive Drill

Pivot Drill

Purpose Defensemen work on transitioning between forward and backward skating. Setup Players line up at the blue line. Five cones are placed on the ice. How it Works

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Through The Cones

Purpose Pairs of offensive and defensive players learn to work together to beat the other side. Setup Offensive players form two lines in the corner. Defensive players form two

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Hop The Lines Hockey Skating Drill

Hop The Lines Drill

Purpose Builds sturdiness and agility on skates. Setup Players line up along the goal line. How it Works Coach blows the whistle or says “Go.” Kids skate

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Quick Hands Hockey Stickhandling Drill

Quick Hands

Purpose Players improve their puck handling and manual dexterity. Setup Place approximately 8 smaller cones in a line with the cones being about 4 feet apart. Players line up

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Blue Line Shooting

Purpose Players practice taking shots on goal. Setup Players line up along the blue line. A goalie is in net. How it Works Coach blows his whistle

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