MUST DO… BEFORE you get back on the ice 🚑

I am pumped too – I am going to be getting back on the ice this week for the first time and I just can’t wait to get out there and start firing off some splits saves – – ha ha ha – okay more like get out there, stumble around the ice and maybe…

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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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Beat The Pass | Become Quicker As An Ice Hockey Goalie

If you want to be one of those patient (some say boring) hockey goalies, you need speed, but it might not be the type of speed that you think of when you are doing your off-ice training. When I ask hockey goalies from all levels (even pro goalies) what they are doing for their speed…

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SIMPLE Off-Ice Drills For Rebound Control

Well, well, well – finally getting some of your new goalie training videos wrapped up before Christmas and today I have a really different one for you.  I have some more specific off-ice goalie drills to address a specific on-ice issue; rebound control Disclaimer time… I am not trying to give you on-ice goalie coaching…

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The BEST Hand-Eye Training Tool I Have Seen Yet (no wall required) | GTP TV Ep 59

Hey, guys. I’m super pumped because in a second my friend Dusan Sidor is going to come out and show me how to use my new Catchball. I ordered a bunch before I left home and I was not very good at it, but the premise is so sound in terms of how it trains…

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Goalie Training | Groin-Proofing For Hockey Goalies | GTP TV Ep 58

My mission today is groin-proof you, and if that sounds little worrisome… it is. Not really, don’t have any reason to worry. I’m going to give you a progression of eccentric actions to help teach your groin muscles, your adductor muscles, how to lengthen under tension because that’s where you get into trouble. So let…

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Lava Ball for Hand-Eye | Hockey Goalie Training | GTP TV Ep 55

Getting ready to have some hand-eye fun today in the goalie training lab. I’ve got another toy for you, this one is called the Lava Ball. Maria here from goalietrainingpro.com. I’m an exercise physiologist and I specialize in off-ice training for hockey goalies.   Check out this video and lots of others over on YouTube…

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How Hockey Goalies Get Faster In The Crease without training: GTP TV Ep 54

This is wicked awesome. Somebody just sent me ice cream in the mail. I hope it’s not melted. I’m going to get a spoon and eat it really, really quick. I’m not a big dessert eater, but man, this is going to be good… Oh, man. It’s sliding polish for my goalie pads! It’s not…

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How Hockey Goalies Train Their “Puck Tracking” Muscles

puck tracking drills for goalies

Braden Holtby and Connor Hellebuyck do it, so naturally I get a lot of questions about eye training for goalies. It is pretty cool how your eyes have muscles and how hockey goalies need to work them for better control and mobility. It is an important element of your off-ice goalie training, not THE most…

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There’s overtraining… and then there is THIS

Off-ice goalie training

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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