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 get into your butterfly and how you can train yourself out of it. Get tall, take away the net – don’t give ’em anything to shoot at.

Here’s the interview where HC Lugano goalie coach Michael Lawrence breaks down his thoughts on stance and how he’s helped Elvis Merzlikins work it into his game –โ€‹

Here’s how goalies move QUICKLY from your Butterfly –โ€‹ย 

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