D Battles

Drill Diagram


D Starts on one knee in slot.
1) on coaches whistle F1 tries to get to net and score. D defends.
2) Coach blows whistle to end battle with F1 and D returns to slot.
3) Coach blows whistle again and F2 and D battle to whistle or goal.
4) F3 Positions himself behind net and coach blows whistle. F3 and D battle till goal or whistle.

Notes: Add two point men as variation.
Allow forwards to play D.
Battle times at coaches discretion.
Variation 2 coach just outside blueline passes puck to Forwards to start each battle. Allows varying of order.

Tags: F outside, Active Stick, Body Position