Stationary Passing Progression
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Concentrate on good weight transfer, Tape to tape passes
Passing/Receiving, Weight Transfer, Head up looking at target, Follow through to your target
This is a progression drill That starts with the players getting a partner and line up facing each other the full length of the ice with a puck. The players start close to one another to develop good passing and receiving fundamentals with proper weight transfer and follow through for hard flat and controlled passes tape to tape. As the players get more comfortable and their execution is good start to have them get a little farther apart. Then finally add movement with a skill move to make it more difficult as they progress.
Coaches can add different skill elements to make it more difficult as the players master others.
Goalies can participate in this drill or you can have them warmed up from shots fron the other coaches.