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 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
Purpose Defensemen work on their forward and backward skating skills. Setup Defensemen pair up along one side of the ice. How it Works Coach blows his whistle. The
Purpose Players learn to push their passes and then to cushion them upon reception. Setup Players pair off and form two lines facing each other. Each pair has a puck.
Purpose In this drill players practice putting the puck in front of the net as well as going to the front of the net when they don’t have the puck.
Purpose Players work on beating the goalie. Setup Player goes one-on-one against the goalie while other players watch. How it Works Before each player shoots, the other players predict
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