Use The Boards Drill

Purpose Players learn to pass the puck off the boards to get by a defender. Setup You need four cones. Place each cone on a blue line about 3 to 4 feet from the boards....

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Passing While Skating Drill

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. The lines...

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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 ice....

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Three Shot Drill

Purpose Players practice three different types of shots – slap shot, wrist shot and a backhand shot. Setup Players lineup at the blue line. Coach sets up on the goal line with...

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Weave Drill

Purpose Players practice skating forward with the puck and controlling it while making turns around cones. Setup Place a series of cones for players to skate around in the...

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5-in-1 Stickhandling Drill

Purpose Players improve their puck handling and stick agility. Setup Put 4 to 5 players in each circle in the rink. Also, put one puck in the circle. How it Works Coach blows...

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Z Drill

Purpose Players build the skills necessary to make the transition from forward to backward skating and from backward to forward skating. Setup Players form a single file line...

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Star Wars Drill

Purpose Players learn to be strong on their skates. Setup Players line up along the goal line. How it Works Coach stands along the boards at the center line. If there is an...

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