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
Purpose In this drill players practice putting the puck in front of the net as well as going to the front of the net when they don’t have the puck.
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
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
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
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