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Skill: Use of edges, speed, puck handling, and shooting
Purpose: Skater uses both skate edges to complete sharp turns or stops. Works skater for game situation when speed and quick change in direction are necessary. Works on the ability to turn/stop using either skate and both forward and backward directions. Works on the ability to pick up a puck while skating and make a quick decision on shot selection. Works goalie on quick recoveries while shots come from multiple directions.
Directions: Cones are placed to create points of action for skaters. Skaters are in line at either of the quiet zones. At the directions of the leader skaters traverse their course. Once they complete the snake portion they skate to the high slot, pick up a puck, and shoot on goal.
Variations: Forward. Backward. Tight turns at cones. Stops at cones.