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3 Zone Warm Up

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Objective:

 Warm Up Skating Agility

Key Elements

 Skating, Puckhandling, Separation Technique, Skating Agilty, Protecting the puck

Organization

 In the first zone, the players place their gloves 10 feet apart on the ice; this can be done with/without pucks. On the whistle the players are to skate a figure eight around the two gloves. In the neutral zone, two players are positioned together and are to play keep away from another, protecting the puck using their body. In the third zone, players are paired up without pucks. A game of follow the leader with the leader skating various patterns and change of directions, with the other player following his lead.

Variations

None for this drill

Goalie

Warm up with a coach.


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