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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two on one hockey competitive drill

Two-on-One at Both Ends

Purpose Defenders attempt to stop two offensive players from scoring Setup Two offensive players set up at opposite ends of the goal line. Defender sets up by one of the

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head up stickhandling drill

Head Up Drill

Purpose Players learn to control the puck while keeping their head up Setup Players line up across from each other on opposite sides of the ice. Each player has a

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agility hockey skating drill

Agility Skating Drill

Purpose Defensemen practice the various types of skating they need to excel at in games. Setup Defenseman lines up at the goal line in the corner of the rink.

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push and glide hockey skating drill

Push and Glide Drill

Purpose This drill helps younger skaters learn the power of their blade edges. It builds skating power and also helps players learn to gain momentum with each stride. Setup Players

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three laps hockey defense drill

Three Laps Drill

Purpose Defensemen work on skating backward. Setup Players start out at the goal line in the corner of the rink. How it Works Coach blows his whistle or

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Board Passing

Purpose Players learn to pass off the boards to teammates. Setup Players form two lines – one at the goal line and one at the blue line. The coach

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make it or miss it hockey competitive drill

Make It or Miss It Drill

Purpose Players work on beating the goalie. Setup Player goes one-on-one against the goalie while other players watch. How it Works Before each player shoots, the other players predict

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Circle Passing Drill

Purpose This drill helps younger players develop an awareness of where the puck is. Setup You can run this drill in two or three circles, depending on how many

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