Here’s a Fantastic Half-Ice Conditioning Drill from Our Friend, Ján Bednár
From time to time our coaches send me drills, this is a great half-ice conditioning drill from Ján Bednár out in Slovakia. Here’s the diagram and explanation:
Half-Ice Bednár Conditioning Drill
- Option 1: Skate through the pattern forward
- Option 2: Skate through the pattern, pivoting backward as diagrammed
- Option 3: Skate through the pattern, forward, with a puck. Add shot at the end.
- Option 4: Skate through the pattern with a puck, pivoting backward as diagrammed. Add shot at the end.
NOTE: make sure players are alternating lines so they develop stops and starts in both directions.
USE THIS DRILL IN YOUR OWN PRACTICE PLAN:
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