Hockey Goalie Drills With A Weight Vest

As goalies, we love gear and gadgets, some off-ice training tools are amazing, some are pure gimmick. Here’s where goalie training with a weight vest falls on that continuum – SPOILER ALERT – it’s a great tool when used properly. If you just throw it on to make your workout ‘harder’, you are probably making…

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How To Play Pro Hockey | Unorthodox Route

From NCAA D1 to D3 to Pro hockey to Coaching, goaltender Andrew Hare sat down with me to go over his journey finding the right path for him. He’s super candid and shares the good and the bad. Sometimes what you THINK is the right path for you is not even close. If you want…

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03-04-21 Live Q&A – ‘Coming Back From MCL Sprain’

Hey guys, Kevin here with Maria’s Facebook Live Q&A incase you missed it. If you don’t have time to watch the full video, here’s the times we talked about each specific topic below: 2:40 – thoughts on bench press for goalies? 5:30 – having knee issues – do you have stretches I can do? 7:20…

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GOALIES Watch THIS Before Your Next Cardio

You know what you need to do, where you should be to make that save, but you just can’t get there. Every goaltender knows this helpless feeling right? Your legs quit on you and typically at a pivotal time in a game – 5-minute major anyone??? This one is for the “No-Excuses” goalies – you…

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How Hockey Goalies Come Back From MCL Injury

Sorry that you’ve had an MCL injury, that is a tough injury for hockey goalies. Your first step is to work with your physical therapist to maximize your recovery and then when a return to skating and hockey gets closer, you can tryout these goalie specific off-ice drills. Check with your sport medicine physiotherapist before…

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02-25-21 Live Q&A – ‘Should Goalies Be Doing Pilates?’

Hey guys, Kevin here with Maria’s Facebook Live Q&A incase you missed it. If you don’t have time to watch the full video, here’s the times we talked about each specific topic below: 3:25 – Warrior or CCM? 5:50 – Pilates for goalies? 8:18 – Any video to help with the knees overall? 10:30 –…

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Survival Guide for Outdoor Rink and Pond Hockey |Goalie Specific

Your hands are so frozen you can hardly even untie your skates by the end of the session – – that’s sort of how you know it’s time to go home before you perish. But this outdoor rink season I’ve perfected some strategies to help goalies stay toasty warm, even when its below -10C. Now…

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How To Butterfly Without Sitting Back | Hockey Goalie

Every goaltender I work with privately has heard this from their goalie coach… “don’t sit back when you go into your butterfly” or “stay tall in your hips”. Is it a leg strength issue? A core strength issue? Balance issue? Let’s take a deep dive into why you sit down in your hips when you…

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02-18-21 Live Q&A – ‘Olympic Lifting For Goalies’

Hey guys, Kevin here with Maria’s Facebook Live Q&A incase you missed it. If you don’t have time to watch the full video, here’s the times we talked about each specific topic below: 5:15 – What’s the best way to exit the RVH? 9:17 – What to do if you just strained your groin? 9:46…

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On Ice GOALIE Warm Up | How To

NEWSFLASH… a goalie’s on-ice warm up is NOT just standing in the net while the skaters rip clappers at your head (or collarbone). I know, it’s shocking and hard to believe 😯. Your on-ice warm up also doesn’t have to take more than 3-5 minutes. Here’s a look at how to get ready when you…

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