Purpose Players learn to stickhandle around another player. Setup Pair up players and give one a puck. How it Works Coach blows his whistle or says “Go.”
Purpose Defenders attempt to stop two offensive players from scoring Setup Two offensive players set up at opposite ends of the goal line. Defender sets up by one of the
Purpose This drill helps younger skaters learn the power of their blade edges. It builds skating power and also helps players learn to gain momentum with each stride. Setup Players
Purpose This drill helps younger players develop an awareness of where the puck is. Setup You can run this drill in two or three circles, depending on how many
Purpose Players learn to control the puck while keeping their head up Setup Players line up across from each other on opposite sides of the ice. Each player has a
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 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
Purpose Players learn to pass off the boards to teammates. Setup Players form two lines – one at the goal line and one at the blue line. The coach