Do Massage Guns Improve Hockey Goalie Flexibility?

There are A LOT of gimmicks out there.  It is honestly one of the most frustrating parts of my job as a goalie strength and conditioning coach – a lot of you want to find the quick fix or trick that will be the difference maker rather than just working hard on the right things…

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Why goalies need pelvis-on-femur rotation

Every Monday I post your #MobilityMonday exercise over on Instagram (@goalietraining) and this week it was a really subtle one POF Staggered Stance Rotation.  One of our Shutout Academy goalies asked, what’s the POF all about? Great question. POF is pelvis on femur rotation. WARNING: strength coach geek-speak ahead You can drive hip rotation from…

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You don’t know HIP

One of the most frustrating things I see – – and have seen dating back over 15-years to my time working as the exercise specialist at the Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic- – is the lack of regard that you goalies have for your hips. You will wait until they bark and bark at you…

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1 of 8 Essential Exercises For Every Goalie

off ice goalie training

You will not be surprised that three of the Essential 8 For Goalies are related to hip mobility.  Not only is mobility (which is flexibility + control) a key ingredient to success on the ice, developing the right type of mobility is also a must for long term hip health. Today I am sharing one…

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