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
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
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.
Purpose Players practice skating, passing, and shooting. Setup Place two cones on the ice near the blue line. Players form two lines on the goal line, one on each side
Purpose Defensemen work on making a good outlet pass to start the breakaway. Setup You need a defenseman, a center and a wing. How it Works Coach shoots
Purpose Defensemen practice making hard turns to go from skating forward to skating backward. Setup Players line up at the goal line near the boards. How it Works Coach
Purpose Players practice stickhandling at half and full speed. Setup Players set up anywhere on the ice. Each player has a puck. How it Works Coach blows