Goalie STAMINA: Monster Box Drill

If I had really been on the ball, I guess I should have posted this one last month at Hallowe’en! Oh well, maybe you can use it now to work off some of that extra candy you put down the hatch the last few weeks… unless of course you are like my brother who used…

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Goalie speed: Half kneeling acceleration – opening step

This one is all about giving you power out of your butterfly position as you move toward the next shot and recover to your skates. We have talked about it before, but driving from the bottom up (from the butterfly up to your skates) is a lot different from loading top down – starting from…

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Hockey Goalie Training: Core PU Position Airplane

I like core planks as a good foundation core stability and core stamina exercise.  They are basic exercises that let you learn how to stabilize in a neutral position, which isn’t as easy as it sounds is it? Do you ever do this when you plank? Do your shoulders shrug to your ears? Does your…

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Goalie Groin Exercise: 1/2 Butterfly Push That Feels The Same As On The Ice

Ahhhh Grade 9 Physics! Bless you and your circuit boards and that time Mr. Waugh accidentally sort of electrocuted Donny with the hand crank generator – – happy times. And bless your laws of motion like Newton’s Third (I think) law that every action has an equal and opposite reaction force.  I love looking at…

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Goalie Training for Leg Power: Depth Jump Plyometrics ADVANCED

I am trusting you on this… please listen to what I am about to tell you. I know this drill looks pretty straight forward.  And I know that you saw that it is an advanced training technique, so obviously you want to do that right? You don’t want to waste your time with the fundamental…

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09/13 Live Q&A – Shutout Academy, Knee Crackling, & Gatorade

Hey guys! Sarah here with this weeks live Q&A! If you missed out on Maria’s Facebook Live Hockey Goalie Q&A on 09-13-2018, I have the video for you right here: https://youtu.be/KziAaxWJIMc 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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Goalie Stability Ball Pendulum

This “goalie specific” drill is sweeping social media – – you have probably seen it. It looks pretty cool doesn’t it? And it sort of looks like a butterfly pendulum doesn’t it? But does it really help you stop more pucks? Here’s what I think… Check out this video on YouTube here >> https://youtu.be/ya6siGtKoRo So there…

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