One drill every coach should have in their toolbox: The Rondo

In Coaching Hockey, Drills, Premium Articles by Greg Revak2 Comments

As coaches, we enjoy drills that have many fast and quick puck touches. Those short feedback loops help foster development in our players’ skills and their levels of focus. Putting all of that in a competitive setting is a coach’s dream.

What is a rondo? At its simplest form it’s a game of “monkey in the middle” where the players on the outside pass to keep possession while players in the middle attempt to create a turnover or deflect the puck outside of the game area.



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Greg Revak


Greg Revak is a Certified Level 4 USA Hockey Coach. Greg coaches with the University of Akron and University School (Ohio). You can find him on Twitter @CoachRevak. or sign up for his Hockey IQ Newsletter. Check out the Hockey IQ Newsletter here See All Posts By Greg



  1. Thanks Greg, I really like the concept of these small area drills.

  2. Спасибо Грег! Это очень хороший и познавательный материал!

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