Why no hockey goalie is destined to be slow.

I admit it… I am slow.  What does that have to do with your off-ice goalie training?  Keep reading for goodness sake, you will see … When I skied for the Yukon Territory team (yes, I lived in Whitehorse to train for skiing) we did dryland testing.  One of the tests was a 100m, I…

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The answer to your question “why goalies?”

The simple answer is… ‘because they are awesome!’ Who WOULDN’T want to train goalies for their life’s work? Who wouldn’t want to make their masterpiece a generation of goalies who frustrate more shooters, win more games and have fewer injuries? But I get it – and it is something I have been reflecting on lately…

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The DARK side of speed training

Just filmed this quick FB Live about the “dark side” of speed training.  Don’t let it stop you from DOING your speed training, you just need to be aware of this… If you don’t like watching video – or you would rather just read… here’s basically what I said… Have you ever struggled with a…

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How this “out of whack” goalie avoided season ending surgery

I could tell he was scared and that scared me when I got his (can’t tell you his name, so we will call him Tim) message.  Tim was a goalie I had the opportunity to work with this summer at one of the elite camps where I ran the off-ice goalie training.  I hadn’t talked…

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Maybe you need two blockers

Have you ever felt like that? Like you have more pucks bouncing off your glove than you actually catch in the pocket? I had the same problem (still do a bit) until I stumbled upon this discovery and it transformed how I train hand-eye coordination in goalies.  Here’s the video from the day it actually…

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Hockey Goalie With Hip Impingement: How Bad Is It Really?

Well, it certainly isn’t idea for a hockey goalie, but how bad is it? You know that I am in the process of writing the most comprehensive article I have ever written on any topic (since writing my Master’s Thesis of course) and it is all about hip impingement and that has me with a…

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#1 Skill Hockey Goalies Need To Learn

In case you missed it, I posted a brand new video for you the other day.  In the video I lay out the #1 skill every hockey goalie needs to learn (regardless of your age and your level). Even if you already think you are pretty good – watch the video and try some of…

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The perfect GIFT for EVERY goalie

In past years I have done a top 10 list of presents for the goalies in your life.  Not this year, because I have found one that is so perfect that it is all you need (and I am pretty sure they won’t already have one) If there is some room left on your Christmas…

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Can’t feel it until it is fixed (personal story)

You don’t even know it’s broken until it is fixed. Think of the last time you upgraded your pads or skates.  The ones you had were good, you liked them, but you were just ready for some news ones… and then you strapped them on and WHOA! You couldn’t believe the difference.  It’s like EVERYTHING…

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Goalie Groin Exercise: 1/2 Butterfly Push That Feels The Same As On The Ice

Ahhhh Grade 9 Physics! Bless you and your circuit boards and that time Mr. Waugh accidentally sort of electrocuted Donny with the hand crank generator – – happy times. And bless your laws of motion like Newton’s Third (I think) law that every action has an equal and opposite reaction force.  I love looking at…

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