CoachThem Drill of the Week: 1vs1, 2vs1, 3vs2 Add On

Keep your forwards thinking after the first shot. And the second. And the third. Drill Description: On whistle F1 starts by receiving puck from Coach and going down the ice 1 vs 1 with D1. After the play F1 receives next puck from Coach and goes on a 2 vs 1 with F2 on D2. Final regroup with F3 joining F1 & F2, on a 3 vs […]

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CoachThem Drill of the Week: 1on1 D-Man Fold to the Middle

A simple twist to traditional 1on1’s. Drill Description: F lineup on hash marks… NO Cheating D lineup with stick touching boards On whistle F takes off with the puck on a 1 vs 1 with D D can’t turn forwards until the Red Line ADVANCED: D lies flat on the ice with stick touching boards. Key Points: D on start stay low, must […]

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CoachThem Drill of the Week: Re-Gap Forward Middle Attack

Get your skates moving in practice, both up and down, in this tough but effective gap-up drill. Drill Description: D1 leaves with a puck and passes to F1 skating across the zone F1 plays 1 vs 1 against D1 from the opposite end of the ice that has gap up play out until whistle blows Key Points: […]

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CoachThem Drill of the Week: Nashville Slot Protect 1 vs 1

Remember the Nashville Predators? Remember their world-famous defensemen? They might have fallen short to the Winnipeg Jets in this year’s playoffs, but they’ll be back. Drill Description: D1 starts with puck at the bottom of the circle and passes to F1  F1 passes to D2 and skates hard to the net while being boxed out by […]

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CoachThem Drill of the Week: 1on1 Offensive Zone Sneak

Get your players thinking in a game-like situation. Drill Description: F1 starts at the blueline.  D1 starts in front of net (facing up ice). F1 skates 3/4 speed, behind goal line, around the net (staying against boards). Coach passes to F1 at any point. D1 remains stationary until pass is made. D1 reacts and angles F1 towards the […]

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CoachThem Drill of the Week: 1on1 Progression

Want to get your players fired up at the end of practice? Drill Description: On whistle O1 plays X1 1 vs 1 2nd whistle they leave their puck and join O2 and X2 which turns into a 2 vs 2.​​​​​​ Optional: No Whistle. Coach sends in two more players which turns it into 3 vs 3 Key Points: […]

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CoachThem Drill of the Week: 3 Shot 2 vs 1

Warm up your goalies and your shooters with today’s drill of the week. Drill Description: F1 rolls out of the corner and takes a shot on goal, stopping in front F2 (waits allows time for goalie to recover) attack straight at the net, quick shot on goal F3 Passes puck up to D D walks to […]

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CoachThem Drill of the Week: Boston Net Drive 2on0

Get your practice off on the right skate by moving the puck and driving the net. Drill Description: Part 1 – F1 Passes to far D1, who passes to D2 – D2 then passes to F1 or F2 skating down the wide lanes – Shoot to create a rebound with net drive Part 2 – The forward who received […]

CoachThem Drill of the Week: Circle Passing

Today’s drill of the week is a vital warmup if you want the rest of your practice to run smoothly: Circle Passing. Drill Description: Random, quick passes between 5 players. Progression – Backhand – Player follow pass Key Points:  Maintain body position in front of the opposition player. For more drills visit ————> CoachThem More drills: […]

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