Reverse VH Rotation for Hockey Goalies

This one is for those of you who ever use (or try to use) the Reverse VH position – although it will also impact your butterfly flare. These positions are hard on your ankles, because your ankle is not designed to rotation in the transverse plane. In fact your ankles are designed specifically NOT to…

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5/26 Live Q&A – Artificial Ice, Heavy Lifting, Soreness

Hey gang, Rachel here (Maria’s Super-Awesome Assistant!). If you missed out on Maria’s Facebook Live Hockey Goalie Q&A on May 26th, fear not! I have the video for you right here: https://youtu.be/MmZtZLcgX6o Also, in case you’re pressed for time, below are the topics discussed along with where you can find them in the video: Vezina…

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Lateral knee pain in goalies: Reverse VH?

Greetings from sunny Buffalo, NY…okay the sun isn’t up yet, and I think it is going to be cloudy, but I am in Buffalo at least 🙂  I am here to take the goalies through some off-ice work during the Sabres Development Camp. I have a great group of motivated goalies to work with and…

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Reducing Knee Strain In The Reverse VH Position

  Like any other movements a goalie makes, the Reverse VH looks pretty straight forward until you try to get into position and realize your body doesn’t really want to bend that way. Over the last year I have received a myriad of emails about how to reduce the strain in this position – sometimes…

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