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 learn to shoot the puck on net. Setup Players form two lines in front of each net. Give each line a puck (or several pucks, if available.)
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 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 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 their forward and backward skating skills. Setup Defensemen pair up along one side of the ice. How it Works Coach blows his whistle. The
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 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 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