Practice Notes

This station-based practice focuses on various skating and includes:

  • 2 Game Stations
    • Tic Tac Toe Relay
    • 1v1v1 with Mini Nets  
  • 2 Skill Based Stations
    • Push Puck & Shoot
    • Crossover Skating

Alternating the order of stations in the rotation allows for the balance of Skill > Game > Skill > Game. Complete each station for 10-12min.  End the practice with a fun competition of Sharks & Minnows.

 

Practice Diagram

Four Zones

Drills

Continue to change up the skating skill before getting to the Tic Tac Toe part - i.e. tight turns, jumps, forward to backward pivots, etc.

Length of Time: 
10-min
Station Number: 
1

To modify and adjust:

- Add pucks for players to work on turns and crossovers with puck - Work on forward to backward transition - Add in a chaser. Let the first player start and 1-2 seconds later, have the next player "chase" them through the blue line.
Length of Time: 
10-min
Station Number: 
2
Length of Time: 
10-min
Station Number: 
3

The option to add a pass to the coach for a give and go element. 

Length of Time: 
4
Station Number: 
10-min
Length of Time: 
10-min
Station Number: 
5

Systems

No systems have been added to this practice

Exercises

No off-ice exercises have been added to this practice.