Ice Hockey Coaching Tips & Drills


CoachThem Ice Hockey Drill of the Week – 3 vs 2 Zone Battle

  Key Points: Must make direct passes Can’t throw puck to other side Head up Use team Support team For more drills visit ————> CoachThem Access to our entire library of videos from our annual TeamSnap Hockey Coaches Conference. You can cancel any time, although after joining a community of coaches from all over the world using […]

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Three Disciplines You Can Practice to Keep from Being “That” Hockey Dad or Mom!

“Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day” Jim Rohn In hockey arenas, there seems to always be “that” hockey parent. The one who yells and screams at the referees, coaches and even their own kid. They are often over attached, takes things personal, is very self righteous as their version […]

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Jason Dorland on Motivation: What’s Your Fuel?

“Ran her fastest times in the last two years of her career. Who does that?” That’s Jason Dorland. He’s talking about Robyn Meagher, a Canadian Olympian and a world champion. Jason is talking about experiences in sport, specifically the fuel that motivates us to compete. What motivates you to compete? What motivates your players? For […]

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CoachThem Ice Hockey Drill of the Week – Designated Shooters

Description: Play 2v2. Each team has two designated shooters that they have to pass to before they are on offense. The D have to pass LD to RD before they can shoot on net. Defensive players F cannot defend the point buthave to pick up the players they are playing against. On the whistle the […]

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PODCAST | Aaron & Kelvin Solve the Cross Ice Hockey Crisis

Sometimes I just don’t understand the controversy. A couple weeks back hockey parents all over the country were enraged with the introduction of cross hockey for five and six year-old hockey players. It’s a style of play made famous by first overall NHL draft pick Auston Matthews, so it’s a no-brainer for everyone, right? Well, […]

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5 Things Every Centerman Needs to be Effective in the D-Zone

1.Behind the net flush out When the opposing team stops behind the net with the puck in the defensive zone, both D must post up on the sides of the net with the centerman at the top of the crease protecting the house. The weak-side defenseman should always automatically flush the forward out onto their […]

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