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 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.
Purpose This drill builds agility, develops quick crossover starts and improves reaction time on the skates. Setup This drill can be done in each of the five circles in
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 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 A conditioning drill that also helps players improve their quick starts andstops as well as their skating. Setup Players line up at the goal line. How it Works Coach blows his whistle or says,
Purpose Players learn the basic skill of stopping. Setup Coach and player stand together each holding opposite ends of two short hockey sticks. How it Works First, the coach demonstrates how to stop. They need
Purpose Players practice skating fundamentals. Also, improves conditioning. Setup Create an obstacle course that goes through many of the skills learned in the various drills in this guide. For