DBM5| How Goalies Know If Hip Pain Is Hip Impingement (FAI)

Is IT FIA? Hockey Goalies

DYNAMIC BUTTERFLY MASTER| LESSON 5 At some point every hockey goalie will have hip discomfort, but how do you know if that stiffness or discomfort is hip impingement or FAI? What does it mean if your butterfly is getting narrower? Is that hip impingement? If you are having hip pain or chronic stiffness, you should…

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05/09 Live Q&A – Tight Knees, Synthetic Ice Training, & Motivation

Hey guys! Sarah here with this weeks live Q&A! If you missed out on Maria’s Facebook Live Hockey Goalie Q&A on 05-09-2019, I have the video for you right here: https://youtu.be/l90_BIOKCZo And in case you don’t have time to watch the whole video, below are the topics discussed along with where you can find them…

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02/28 Live Q&A – Flinching, Hip Impingement, & Pregame Warmup

Hey guys! Sarah here with this weeks live Q&A! If you missed out on Maria’s Facebook Live Hockey Goalie Q&A on 02-28-2019, I have the video for you right here: https://youtu.be/_F6nJp51M8A And in case you don’t have time to watch the whole video, below are the topics discussed along with where you can find them…

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Hip Impingement in Hockey Goaltenders: The Comprehensive Guide

goalie training, hip pain in goalies, hip impingment

Impingement, hip impingement, FAI… It has lots of names. It is unfortunately, NOT uncommon in hockey goalies. It’s often present, but asymptomatic.  I other words, you might have hip impingement and not feel any pain at all. And I fear that the prevalence in hockey goalies has not yet peaked.  I fear that by the…

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Hip surgery… a blessing in disguise??

It might sound weird that having hip surgery is a blessing in disguise for a hockey goalie (specifically surgery for hip impingement/labral tear). Stick with my here because I am not sure this goalie ever would have been a Hobey Baker finalist OR won his second ever start in the NHL without it. Here’s what…

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How this “out of whack” goalie avoided season ending surgery

I could tell he was scared and that scared me when I got his (can’t tell you his name, so we will call him Tim) message.  Tim was a goalie I had the opportunity to work with this summer at one of the elite camps where I ran the off-ice goalie training.  I hadn’t talked…

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11/17 Live Q&A – Easy to Follow Workout, Pre-Game & After-Session Warm-Ups, Turning in Butterfly

Hey gang, Rachel here (Maria’s Super-Awesome Assistant!). If you missed out on Maria’s Facebook Live Hockey Goalie Q&A on Friday, 11/17, fear not! I have the video for you right here: https://youtu.be/k0ZbAA9H70w Also, in case you’re pressed for time on this lovely day, below are the topics discussed along with where you can find them…

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Kevin Neeld Spills the Beans on Hip Impingement

Hope you are all having a great week, as you know Paul and I are in the UK doing some backpacking. We saved up for five years to go on this trip, but I still feel a little guilty leaving you all behind, so here is what I am going to do. I am going…

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