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1 On 1 Half Ice

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Objective:

Individual Tactics - One on One

Key Elements

Defense jumps up to meet forward, Gap control, Pivots - Forward to Backward

Organization

Place 1/2 the forwards and 1/2 the defensemen at each end of the rink in opposite corners. On the whistle D1 passes to F1 who carries the puck through the center circle and attacks against D1 - 1 vs. 1. On the next whistle the group at the opposite end repeats the sequence.

Variations

As initial play is completed, coaches whistle starts same sequence at other end with F2 & D2. D1 & F1 jump up into play to create a 2 on 2 with D1 becoming backchecker and F1 becoming a second forward. Continuous.

Goalie

In the Nets.

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