This drill teaches proper technique for fast powerful starts.
Players pair-off behind the blue end-line.
Player 2 holds the jersey of player 1.
Player 1 skates forward 5-6 strides while pulling player 2, then glides to a stop.
Player 1 should repeat this drill 3-4 times before switching positions and letting player 2 pull.
(a) Start from a V-start position
(b) Start from a side-start position