CoachThem Drill of the Week: Defenseman Circle Skate & Shot

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Drill Description

  • Defencemen will skate an O shape in the neutral zone always facing the coach (toes up ice)
  • Coach will pass puck and the D continues with the puck and shoots from blue line
  • Progression: carry the puck the entire way and pass with coach
  • Switch sides

Key Points:

  • Quick feet for lateral speed
  • Pivot and present your stick for pass
  • Control puck when moving laterally
  • Always be in visual contact with the puck

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Mike Weaver

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