Coach Nielsen's Ice Hockey Drills

1 v 1 Drills

1v1 3 Passes
1v1 Backcheck
1v1 Center Circle Touch
1v1 Center Ice Angle Drill
1v1 Continuous
1v1 Corner Battle
1v1 Four Times
1v1 FullIce
1v1 Mirror
1v1 Snake
2 Pass With 1v1 Finish
2 Shot 1v1
3 Way 1v1
Breakout 1v1
Brownie Quick Up 1v1
Canadians Reverse 1v1
Center Ice Circle 1v1
Czech 1v1
D in Middle Rim 1v1
Double 1v1
MacLeod 1v1
Mich Tech 1v1
Rim Deflect 1v1
Russian 1v1
WC 1v1 Or 2v1
Canadian 1on1 BO-Regroup (Watch Video)
Canadian 1on1 Both Ends (Watch Video)


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2 Responses

  1. Ervin says:

    Head coach U14 CSS M-Ciuc

  2. Ian Spooner says:

    Great, Great resource! Thank you!. 1V1 backcheck is a great drill, we add in the following:

    Start drill off with F being a chaser, X being the attacking forward. After 5 min activate F for a two (F and X) on one. A variation of this drill is to activate two F’s for a 3 on one or activate 2 D for 2 on 2 or 3 on 2. Have coach call out the combinations. Another variation is to have F stay low and do a bump pass to X. D on the side help keep puck in play. Great drill when you have just one goalie at practice.


    Ian Spooner
    Head Coach
    Acadia University Women’s Hockey

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