Lines Drill

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,

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Stop The Bus Hockey Skating Drill

Stop The Bus Drill

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

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obstacle course hockey skating drill

Obstacle Course Drill

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

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Dot Drill Hockey Skating Drill

Dot Drill

Purpose Players get better at doing tight turns at full speed. Setup Player starts in a corner of the rink. How it Works On "Go", player skates around the

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Hockey Agility Skating Drill

Agility Skating Drill

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.

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Iron Cross Drill

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

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Hop The Lines Hockey Skating Drill

Hop The Lines Drill

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

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Multi-Skate Drill

Purpose Players practice the basic skating skills of turning, stopping and making the switch between forward and backward skating. Setup Divide players into 3 groups, put one group in

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