Three great resources for planning practices for grassroots hockey.
Here is a link to some drills submitted by several High School hockey coaches in Minnesota. This drill bank can be found on MNHockeyHub.com.
We’re back this week with a quick skill development drill video. The Figure 8 Passing drill is an excellent drill to work on agility, passing in awkward positions, and always being ready for a pass.
John C. Maxwell is one of the most well-known authorities on leadership teachings. While surfing for videos, I came across a brief interview he did…
Getting the puck into the zone can be the difference between creating a scoring opportunity and giving one up. Using a simple board pass play can be one of the most efficient means of entering the offensive zone. In this post, we’ll take a look at two different examples of a board pass as well as a video example from an NHL game.
Many coaches have expressed an interest in getting some quotes to use with their team. Anyone who knows me, knows I love to use inspirational / teambuilding quotes in the locker room. Here are some of my favorites:
This week’s video shows the Defensive Transitions drill. This drill is a quick power skating drill done on a face-off circle, and is used to develop agility, mobility, and transition power in your skaters. It’s an especially good drill for defensemen to master.
Here’s a quick video with a unique approach to developing stick strength in hockey players. The use of a ringette ring forces players to apply downward pressure on their stick while in traffic. This element is essential in tight situations in front of the net and in the corners.
In this week’s video, we take a look at one of my favorite skating drills – The Star Drill. The Star Drill is a great, quick exercise to work on lateral mobility, stops & starts, and foot speed. It also has the benefit of being a great conditioning drill.
We’re back with a video this week breaking down another essential skating aspect of the game. This week’s video focuses on the forward stride. Becoming an efficient skater with proper technique is essential to being the fastest skater you can become.