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-TWO WITH LOOPS DRILL

Two-on-Two with Loops Drill

Purpose Pairs of offensive and defensive players learn to work together to beat the other side. Setup Offensive players set up on opposite ends of the goal line. Defenders set up at the

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backward skating with cones drill

Backward Skating with Cones Drill

Purpose Defenders practice skating backward. Setup Players line up at the goal line in the corner of the rink. How it Works Coach blows his whistle or says “Go.” First player in line skates backward

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tough passes hockey passing and receiving drill

Tough Passes Drill

Purpose Players learn to deal with bad passes. Setup Players form two lines along the boards. Two coaches stand at center ice. How it Works A coach blows his whistle or says “Go” to start.

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puck exchange hockey stickhandling drill

Puck Exchange Drill

Purpose Players form two lines – one at each goal line. Setup Players form two lines – one at each goal line. How it Works Coach blows whistle.First player in each line skates forward toward

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one on one hockey game situation drill

One-on-One Drill

Purpose Players practice stickhandling and controlling the puck in a competitive situation. Setup Players pair off and set up anywhere on the ice. How it Works Coach blows his whistle. The two players go one-on-one

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skate and pass hockey defensive drill

Skate and Pass Drill

Purpose Defensemen work on passing the puck back and forth while skating backward and then forward. Setup Defensemen form two lines at center ice. How it Works Coach blows his whistle and passes the puck

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forward backward sideways hockey stickhandling drill

Forward, Backward, Sideways Drill

Purpose Players learn practice handling the puck through a variety of game-type movements. Setup Players set up anywhere on the ice. Each player has a puck. How it Works Coach blows whistle. Players take 5

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Stop The Bus Hockey Skating Drill

Stop The Bus Drill

Purpose Players learn the basic skill of stopping. Setup Coach and player stand together each holding opposite ends of two short hockey sticks. How it Works First, the coach demonstrates how to stop. They need

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Triangle Drill

Purpose Defensemen practice skating forward and backward and transitioning between the two. Setup Place three pucks around the faceoff circle. Players start at a puck on the side of the circle. How it Works Coach

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