Drill of the Week: Hockey Cone Walls Drill for Kids

Welcome to Drill of the Week, a series on ACTIVEkids.com that explains individual and team drills for parents and coaches to help kids improve at the sports they love.

This week's drill is Cone Walls, a hockey drill brought to you by TheDrillbook.com.


"Cone Walls", has partners puckhandling in a small area around and through the "Cone Walls". On the whistle, two players dangle around and throught the cone walls with a partner. Players must stay in close proximity to the wall and can't skate out into the open ice. Heads are always up to avoid collisions. After 20 seconds the coach blows the whistle and players rest. Repeat.

Key Teaching Points

Puckhandling: Attempt to keep head up and on a swivel while carrying the puck. Be creative as players work their way around and through the wall.

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