agility hockey 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.

Continue Reading

three laps hockey defense drill

Three Laps Drill

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

Continue Reading

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

Continue Reading

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

Continue Reading

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

Continue Reading

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

Continue Reading

backward skating with cones drill

Backward Skating with Cones Drill

Purpose Defenders practice skating backward. Setup Players line up at the goal line in the corner of the rink. How it Works Coach blows his whistle or says “Go.” First player in line skates backward

Continue Reading

skate and pass hockey defensive drill

Skate and Pass Drill

Purpose Defensemen work on passing the puck back and forth while skating backward and then forward. Setup Defensemen form two lines at center ice. How it Works Coach blows his whistle and passes the puck

Continue Reading