Speed Shuffle Drills for Ice Hockey Goalies – Essential For Saves

Ice Hockey Goalies: Speed Shuffle Drills

Jump into our latest YouTube Video, where we explore the crucial skill of mastering faster shuffles for ice hockey goalies. Agility & quick lateral movements are more important than ever for stopping sneaky & creative shooters. In this video you’ll discover critical off-ice training drills for improving lateral mobility and how to apply them on the ice to make the save just in time.

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Here are your four key exercises that you can do at home without special equipment. Include these as part of your off-ice training workouts or on-ice warm-up to help you maintain your edge and react faster:

  • Quick Impulse Lateral Hop: 2-3 sets of 6ea
  • Low Lateral Hop Lead Leg: 2-3 sets of 10ea
  • Low Lateral Hop Trail Leg: 2-3 sets of 10 ea
  • Quickstep Lateral Hop: 2-3 sets of 4ea

You don’t need any equipment, but if you’re ready to level up, use a light medicine ball as a challenge. Getting across the crease to stop those big east-west and backdoor passes will be faster than ever!