Boston Bruins Backwards Skating Drill

Backwards Skating Hockey Drill

This is a great drill to work on backwards skating mobility, edge control and quickness. Whether you are a defensemen or forward this drill will increase your skating ability and athleticism.

Keys to Focus On

  • Keeping good posture- head up, good knee bend, great upper body posture, weight on balls of your feet
  • Get your hips involved when leaning into the turns
  • Grab the ice with your inside leg when crossing over between cones
  • Pick up the pace as you become more comfortable

If you have any questions please leave a comment below!