The inside mohawk is a very versatile power skating maneuver. Here are a few simple drills to work on it.
The Mohawk can be used while shooting, deking, pivoting, slipping checks… the options are limitless. Players who become proficient with the mohawk will find themselves performing it instinctively in games. Here’s the diagram and explanations for the Mohawk Square Drill. Click Here for the Snake Drill mentioned in the video.
1. Players start on the boards, about half way between the two cones
2. On the whistle, players skate around the square, executing a mohawk around each cone
3. After a few times through, go the other direction
Note: Once the players can execute the move well, put a puck on their sticks and have them do a toe drag with their mohawk at each cone.
USE THIS DRILL IN YOUR OWN PRACTICE PLAN: