New warmup drill added to the Free Hockey Drill database – Pivot Out Warmup Keeps 4-6 players active Focuses on multiple passes Includes pivots and…
The winner of the Drill Shootout from last week is the Back-Passing drill. Below is a link to the drill page, which includes an animation of the drill.
The first winner of the Drill Shootout is the 3-2 Washington drill. Below is a link to the drill page, which includes an animation of the drill.
The Criss Cross Tip Drill focuses on defensive middle walks, shot tipping, and offensive net drives.
This intermediate drill focuses on quick passing, defensive regroup puck movement and timing. This drill requires relatively advanced passing abilities and good timing abilities to execute effectively. I would also recommend having at least 9 forwards and 6 defensemen to run this drill.
Lately I’ve been receiving a lot of requests for some more advanced drills. This drill is a variation on one of my favorite drills (4 Corner Passing). The variation focuses primarily on stretch passes and timing.
This video walks throught a variation of the NJ Flow Drill focusing on timing, one-touch, and stretch passes. This drill is recommended for Peewee and up, and can be modified to run from both ends simultaneously for more advanced groups.
Friend and fellow blogger Coach Nielsen has posted a great progression of cycling drills over on his blog. This post is definitely worth a read if you’re trying to teach cycling to your group:
Three great resources for planning practices for grassroots hockey.
We put together a new video featuring three of our favorite off-ice agility ladder drills to help players develop their quickness and foot speed.