Practice Notes

This practice plan is focused on fun and engaging competitions for players to use their skills to battle and work together. Modify the goals or points systems in each game based on your team's level and ability.

This practice encourages age-appropriate situations for 1v1, 2v2, and 3v3. A great way to build instincts, teamwork and skills in fun, game-like situations.

Drills

A great way to get players to think about spacing and puck support. Start practice with this game to get the competitiveness started right away, while also encouraging communication and letting the players figure out how they can work together to score goals. 

Length of Time: 
8-10min
Station Number: 
1

Keep score based on number of successful passes made between the gates. 

Length of Time: 
10-min
Station Number: 
2

Incorporate skating and puck protection skills with relay races. 

Length of Time: 
10-12min
Station Number: 
3

Progress to 2v2

Length of Time: 
10-min
Station Number: 
4

Progress the drill to start as a 2v2 with the opportunity to activated a third player to make it a 3v2.

Length of Time: 
10-min
Station Number: 
5
Length of Time: 
8-10min
Station Number: 
6

Systems

No systems have been added to this practice

Exercises

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