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
Purpose Players learn to stickhandle around another player. Setup Pair up players and give one a puck. How it Works Coach blows his whistle or says “Go.”
Purpose Players practice shooting through a screen and using a screen to help them score a goal. Setup For this drill you need to nail a tire to a
Purpose Players learn to push their passes and then to cushion them upon reception. Setup Players pair off and form two lines facing each other. Each pair has a puck.
Purpose Defenders practice making defense turns, skating backward and steppingout to the boards. Setup Players line up at the blue line. How it Works Coach blows his whistle or
Purpose Players learn to combine two skills, skating and passing, in this drill. Setup Players form four lines – two facing one net, and two facing the other net.
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
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