5 Pass One Touch

5 Pass One Touch

Hockey Drills, Individual Skill Drills, Passing & Timing
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_Dvn10-lMo Here's a fantastic passing drill that I picked up from Larry Huras over at Hockey Coach Vision. For anyone who has questions about the software in this video, I'm using CoachThem at the beginning to walk through the diagram, then Hockey Coach Vision to show the animated drill in action. I've got discounts set up for both softwares if you're interested: CoachThem.com - use WEISSHKY15 at checkoutHockeyCoachVision.com - use WEISSTECH at checkout 5 Pass One Touch Player takes a step towards middle ice, pivots, receives pass from next player in line, then passes back to himPlayer now receives pass from first player in the other line, and passes it back to himPlayer now makes a sharp turn to attack across the blue line for long lateral pass from diagonal line…
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1 on 1 Big Arc Backchecking

1 on 1 Big Arc Backchecking

Checking & Angling, Defensive Zone, Hockey Drills, Individual Skill Drills, Shooting, Team Skill Drills
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jL5r5bGdL7E Here's a Simple Drill that Hits on Quite a Few Subtleties This is a simple drill, with a simple setup, that can be used to address a lot of different pieces of the game, including Lane Control, Body Positioning, and One Timer Shots on both Proper and Off Wings. 1 on 1 Big Arc Backchecking Players line up as shown, offensive player starts slightly in front of the backcheckerOn the whistle, both players skate the arc, looping around both conesOffensive player tries to gain positioning and open up to receive a pass from the coachDefensive player tries to keep the other player from receiveing the pass Variation: Send two offensive and two defensive players together CLICK HERE FOR FULL PRINTOUT
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Quarter-Ice Perpetual Cycle

Quarter-Ice Perpetual Cycle

Hockey Drills, Offensive Zone, Team Skill Drills
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPvisUll0_k Great drill to work on the both the high cycle and low cycle in a quarter-ice setting. I developed this drill as a modification to the Perpetual Cycle Drill when working in smaller spaces, or when your group is too large to keep everyone moving in the original version. Quarter Ice - Perpetual Cycle P1 dumps puck in to corner from line and swings in to pick it upP2 follows up and receives the cycleCycle give and go with a shotP3 dumps puck in on the other side of the netP2 loops back into the zone and cycles the other wayP3 follows up, receives the cycle, and passes out front to P2Drill repeats  DOWNLOAD PDF PRINTOUT HERE
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“Precision” Practices, and When to Use Them

“Precision” Practices, and When to Use Them

Coaches' Corner, Hockey Drills, Individual Skill Drills, Passing & Timing, Philosophy, Regroups, Team Systems Drills
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hclx8eHPPnc I sometimes get questions about practice planning, and how to decide what to work on in a given situation. Here's a quick look over my shoulder for a practice I ran, as a guest coach, this past Saturday. I was asked to run a practice this past Saturday for my friend who coaches the local high school team. Their playoff schedule had changed, and this practice was scheduled at the last minute. Unfortunately, it was scheduled when he would be out of town with a prior engagement. Normally, this wouldn't be a huge deal. But in this case it was. This was what will end up being the last practice of the season. And if the team wins out the rest of their games in playoffs, it will have…
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ZigZag Touch Pass – Quarter Ice

ZigZag Touch Pass – Quarter Ice

Hockey Drills, Individual Skill Drills, Passing & Timing
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6gSZO7PI0Q Here's a great alternative to the Circle Passing Drill if you're working in a condensed-space setting. I came up with this as a modification to the Circle Passing Drill, which I shared last week. Use this variation if you’re working with a condensed ice situation, like half ice or quarter ice. ZigZag Touch Pass Coach starts the sequenceTouch pass and follow your passLast player shoots and peels out for a breakaway DOWNLOAD PDF PRINTOUT HERE
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