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 Players practice skating, passing, and shooting. Setup Place two cones on the ice near the blue line. Players form two lines on the goal line, one on each side
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
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
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
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.)
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
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