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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Iron Cross Drill

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

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Hop The Lines Hockey Skating Drill

Hop The Lines Drill

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

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Backward Skate To Shot Hockey Defensive Drill

Backward Skate To Shot

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

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Hockey Agility Skating Drill

Agility Skating Drill

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.

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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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hockey stickhandle drill

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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