Improve skating and maneuvering on skates facing forward. Of particular importance give skating backwards. Defender quite often thus quickly return to their gates in case of a sudden attack of the opponent. In this position, you as the defender can have a good view of the playing field and to predict the intention of opponents, this should quickly and immediately take appropriate action.
The defender is a top – end organizer of the counter. Uncover the tactics of the opponent to interrupt him handle the puck intercept a transmission or power reception against the forward of the opposing team facing the goal position. Your ability to respond quickly to the game situation allows you to organize your unexpected and quick attack of his team. Defenderwho possesses the ability to organize a counterattack.
Feel free to go to a combat force with an opponent in possession of the puck at the moment. Press the player to the side and let me hold him raspasovku. Be courageous, often taking the puck to itself (the speed of a flying puck sometimes reached 150 kilometres per hour), learn to counter the opponent and not to yield. Otherwise you'll just shove, and your gates will always be busy attacking opponents. Do not get carried away by the struggle, remember that having beaten off the puck to a safe place away from the gate, you the task of the defender fulfilled. Otherwise you are threatened with removal from the playing field. The main task of a defender is to prevent clogging washer contender.
Strong and accurate throw to send the puck out of his game zone partner, ready to accept the transfer. The defender must be able to pass the puck to someone from any location, especially along or diagonal of the ice field aiming the final blow.