Practice Outline for Saturday Mar 16, Bell Arena 3- 8

Posted: March 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

Practice outline for Sunday Mar 16  Bell arena 3-8


So assume 4 stations (David, Travis, Adam, Brendon )  – 1 instructor per station


MAIN Focus is puck handling leading to a shot on net.


WARM UP – Skate with pucks (shoot on nets optional)  (6 minutes)


ALL IN ( really reduced time since we have 8 stations)  (8 minutes)

There and back  once

Transition forward to backward twice

1,2,3 STOP twice

TORNADO SKATE at centre circle both ways


4 stations x 2 (4 minutes each = 35 minutes with transition):

1. Two on none with goalie                                      TRAVIS AND TRAVIS

Focus: Strong passes and shoot into “open” part of the net

2. Hotdog Hamburger and Fries passing drill        DAVID

Focus: call for pass, strong pass, settling down the “puck”

3. Bounce off the boards around the pylons         BRENDON

Focus: Bounce off boards to avoid a defender

Focus: Strong forward stride – dig in edges

4. One time shot to shot on open net with PVC Goalie         ADAM

Focus going to the puck, settling down , and shooting around PVC  goalie


Repeat stations with new content


1. Two on none with a wrap around using the goalie   OBSTACLE (new)  in front of the net  TRAVIS

Focus: Control on trip around net, strong pass to a player who is ready to receive and shoot in the open area of the net.

2. Backward skating holding a large hoola hoop parallel to the ice  DAVID

Focus: Broad stance, strong c cuts

3. Cross ice skate – bounce off the boards  and return to bounce and repeat  BRENDON

Focus: Head up skating, predicting the bounce off the boards

4. Crossing drill – pass. Players start in opposite corners (Actually up on the half wall) and cross in front of the net . Player with puck passes to the approaching player who shoots on net. Since they will come from both sides every second shot they take will be a backhand.    ADAM

Focus: Head up. Good pass,  receive pass and take the shot as they cross in front of the net.


WRAP UP GAME: (3 -4 minutes)  “Do what I say”

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