03/22 Live Q&A – Young players, arthritic hips, & weak shoulders

Hey guys! Sarah here with this weeks live Q&A! If you missed out on Maria’s Facebook Live Hockey Goalie Q&A on 03-22-2018, I have the video for you right here: https://youtu.be/26aWz1uZEig 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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Simple 3-Step Post Game Recovery

A simple 3-step reccovery? The answer is “Yes”. Yes, there are things you can do immediately after a game that will help you recover faster. Yes, anyone can do them. Yes, you can do them at the rink or at home. No, you don’t need a bike to do a ‘flush ride’. So, now that…

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Is This A “No-Go” Zone With The Foam Roller?

flexibility training for hockey goalies

As much as Facebook has it’s down sides, there are huge upsides – I love it. I was scanning my NewsFeed, which is pretty much all either training info or goalie stuff and I saw one of my mentors, Dr. Thomas Myers commenting on an article from Andrew Franklyn-Miller – the summary was posted on…

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EOTW:Towel Grip Body Row

EOTW: Towel Grip Body Row I love this exercise as much as a trainer can love any exercise and that is because it has so much to offer with such a simple set up that you can do it an almost any community or high school gym. On first glance you will notice that it…

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Here’s what to do for the first two weeks after your season ends…

Well, first of all, I am sorry – no one wants their season to be over quite this early. You are probably either feeling super motivated to work you @ss off and bring better things for next season or you are bummed beyond belief and you don’t even want to think about hockey until June.…

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EOTW: Leg Burner + Core Stabilizer

EOTW: Leg Burner + Core Stabilizer This is one of those off-ice hockey exercises that has a lot of benefit for goalies, forwards and defensemen. It builds stamina in your legs, so you can stay low in your stance or skating position AND it develops the integrated stability right from your ankles up to your…

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Should kids sit like THIS?

I saw this on social media a few weeks ago and was asked about it by some of you. The article was about kids sitting in the “W” position and how it could be bad for them. I heard from quite a few goalie Moms and Dads saying “my kid sits like that all the…

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