Step by Step instructions:
-Stand facing a wall with about 5 to 6 feet between you and the wall.
-Legs width apart, back slighly bent in a hockey ready position hit the ball towards the wall, lightly.
-Control the ball when it comes back without constantly looking at the ball, quick glances.
-When ball is recovered, repeat.
-Progress faster and quicker
This drill will improve performce by increasing hand eye cordination as well as awareness of the ball or puck. This helps with reaction time, speed, stick handling, and helps nueromuscular proprioceptive awareness.