Players go to skill stations led by coaches. Forwards who take face-offs in the middle. Defense shoot at one end. Forwards at one end do in tight scoring drills. Defense face the play when skating sideways to shoot. Head up to read the checker. Make one touch passes for the one timer shot. Description:
1. Coach pass to point-D1-Skate and pass to D2-D2 skate down lane-D2 back to D1-D1 shoot from mid-point. 2. Coach drops pucks for face-offs in the middle. 3. F1 cut in or go around the net and shoot, then screen the goalie for F2’s shot. 4. Coach pass to D1 who passes across to D2 who shoots. Alternate sides. 5. D1exchange passes with a coach at mid-point then slide and shoot. 6. D1 progress to exchange passes then slide without a puck and one time D2’s pass. 7. Coach rim the puck from the far corner; F1 pick up the rim and cut in or go around net and wrap. 8. Coach pass to D1 from mid-point; D1 across to D2 for a one timer.
Key Points: Strong side D surf in above the winger to discourage the offensive D from passing. Play a tight gap right away.
1 - D1 pass to F1 2 - F1 Shoot and swing to the boards 3 - G set up puck for D1 4 - D1 wheel and pass to F1 5 - D2 surf above F1 to discourage pass 6 - D1 pass to F1 7 - D2 angle check and take puck from F1 8 - D2 pass to D1 9 - D1 pass to F1 who skates in to shoot 10 - F1 get a puck and pass to D2 who shoots
Key Points: - When the goalie is square to the puck he has the advantage. - Imagine a wall between the dots as the ideal shooting area. - Preserve space by skating laterally and not straight at the goalie. - Make the goalie move. - Hit the net and follow your shot for a rebound. - Shoot where the goalie is coming from and not where he is going. - On forehand skate laterally and shift weight to the inside leg. - Off wing push the puck out and skate laterally to shoot.
Description: A. Players start from the corner and hash marks on each side. B. Player 1 skate a tight turn to the outside and pass to 2 in the corner. C. 2 return the pass. D. 1 preserver space and slide changing the shooting angle. E. 2 Shoot and follow the shot. F. 3 and 4 repeat from the other side. * Avoid crossing hands on the forehand tight turn. Instead move the hand back and to the side.