1 vs 1 vs 1 with Mini Nets

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This is a great small area game for the kids. It encourages creativity and competition while giving all players lots of opportunity for success.


The setup requires three mini nets and at least 6 players. The nets should be set up in a triangle formation (see diagram). Each player will claim a net and stand in front of it to start. The coach will blow the whistle and throw a puck into the middle of the playing area.


Players try score a goal in either of the other players nets while protecting goals from being scored on their own net. The coach should try to keep track of how many goals each player scores in each round. They get 1 point for a goal scored on another players net and -1 point for goals allowed on their own net.

Credit: The diagram was produced using Hockey Coach Vision

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