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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Up The Center Drill

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

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hard turn defensive hockey drill

Hard Turn Drill

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

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Stickhandle Drill

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

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Hit the Net Drill

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.)

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Shot From The Slot Hockey Shooting Drill

Shot From The Slot Drill

Purpose Players practice passing, stickhandling and shooting. Setup A cone is placed at the bottom of each faceoff circle. Players form two lines one on each side of the

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Poke Check Drill

Purpose Defenders learn to take the puck away from an offensive player. Setup Pair up players of similar skill. The offensive player gets a puck. How it Works

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3 Goalie Drill

Purpose Players practice one-touch passing. Setup Create three groups of players and put one group in each zone. How it Works A coach blows his whistle or

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Lines Drill

Purpose A conditioning drill that also helps players improve their quick starts andstops as well as their skating. Setup Players line up at the goal line. How it Works Coach blows his whistle or says,

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