Why Hockey Goalies Shouldn’t Back Squat

The Back Squat has long been a staple of off-ice hockey training, used by goalies and skaters alike. I know some of you goalies out there LOVE your squats… so some of you are not going to be happy with this news, but stay with me for a second here. I am not saying you…

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GOALIES…Train Like This Off The Ice

All training is not created equal. You can be a VERY strong goalie in the gym… doing gym things (and being strong is good), but if you aren’t also doing the things in the gym that will translate directly onto the ice for YOU as a hockey goalie, then you are missing out on untapped…

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How To Improve Your Goalie SKILLs In 10-Minutes Per Day

The BEST way to get better hockey goaltending skills is to be on the ice practicing those skills PERIOD. Even your off-ice stamina training is not going to be as effective as on-ice stamina training.  Nothing can replace the benefits of being on the ice, but doing the right off-ice training can certainly help bridge…

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The #1 Secret Weapon Every Goalie Needs

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What uuuuuppppp? Hey, I have a new video for you motivated hockey goalies today (if you are a lazy one, then just head back over to IG and keep chirping 9 year old goalies 😬) and it is all about the #1 Secret Weapon Every Goalie Needs in order to reach their full potential. I…

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The Best Off-Ice Hockey Goalie Training Programs | GTP TV Ep 56

Hey, welcome to Goalie Training Pro TV. Today we’re going to go over the different programs that I offer. So as I’m writing this now, if you’re reading it later then probably not, but right now Shutout Academy is open for enrollment. So lots of people are like, well, what’s the difference between Shutout Academy…

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There’s overtraining… and then there is THIS

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It reminded me of a skier that I raced with back in the day.  Her race results weren’t great and she was tired, so she took time off because she thought it might be over training. After the time off… her performance was worse… she took more time off… performance got worse.  Do you see…

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Why no hockey goalie is destined to be slow.

I admit it… I am slow.  What does that have to do with your off-ice goalie training?  Keep reading for goodness sake, you will see … When I skied for the Yukon Territory team (yes, I lived in Whitehorse to train for skiing) we did dryland testing.  One of the tests was a 100m, I…

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Essential Home Gym For Hockey Players

When I get asked about buying this new cool gadget for off-ice training at home, I always ask “what do you have right now?”. Some of you are looking to buy a TRX, Slideboard, Balance Board, Rebounder, BOSU, you name it, so you can workout at home. Although I really like the TRX and I…

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When Hiring A Strength Coach Is Out Of The Question…

When you have the drive and determination to become one of the players any coach is happy to have in the line-up, but you don’t have access to a qualified and proven hockey strength coach, what should you do? I know several of you are pondering this exact question right now as the off-season approaches…

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Will working out the day of a game make you slow?

This one came up on the Shutout Lounge (that’s the private FB page for goalies in my Shutout Academy), the question was, should you workout on the day of a game? Here’s the quick answer… So to summarize, if you are playing for fun and fitness, then for sure you can workout on the day…

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