EOTW: The Dexterity Drill That Gave Goalies Trouble

I made a trip to Brantford (yes, hometown of the ‘Great One’) to work with Kevin Beech and this goalies at the ProGoaltending Camp – it was a great group…

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Shocked at how sore my obliques are.

During my travels this week I made one little change to my front plank that really left me with sore obliques – they are even more sore today than they…

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2 pieces of mandatory equipment for goalie training

The 2 Pieces Of Mandatory Equipment For Off-Ice Goalie Training I know there is not one of you out there who does not believe that the proper off-ice training will…

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Goalie Training EOTW: More Balance = More Agility

I have a very simple, yet challenging goalie training EOTW for you today – what it does in addition to developing hip stability in goalies, it helps you have a…

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EOTW: Read & React Drill You Can Do Anywhere [GOALIES]

Today I have an awesome off-ice goalie drill that includes an element of read and react.  So basically it gets your brain processing more information than just the movement itself. …

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Cool Down Routine For Hockey Goalies

How many of you are on the Twitter?  At first I didn’t really get it – I was thinking ‘why wouldn’t I just update my status on Facebook?’  I think…

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The lost video & 5 definitive exercises for every goalie training program

Hope you had a great weekend – Paul and I were up to Blue Mountain (a ski resort in Collingwood, ON) for the Met Con Blue Adventure Race. It rained all day on Friday, so the cross country course was a mud pit – it was crazy fun. Basically it was a 5km run (66% uphill) with 13 obstacles like – climbing an 8 foot wall, monkey bars over a water pit, jumping over a fire, a big slip and slide into a mud pit, etc. It was pretty tiring, but loads of fun.

Before I give you the 5 definitive exercises for every goalie training program, I see that when I switched servers, the post that went with the sample off-season workout video was lost, so here is the video anyway….

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Off-Ice Goalie Training Q&A – Part 2

As promised, here is part two of the Q&A. I posted the first part of this goalie training Q&A earlier this week and although I thought it was a pretty quick Q&A, it turned out the be 12-minutes. Well, I know that most of you have other things to do – like train for hockey – and asking you to sit down and watch a 12-minute goalie training video is quite a bit to ask on a Monday. So, I split it in two and here is the second part (then read the bottom of the post for a wicked tech tip).

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Off-Ice Goalie Training Q&A

Okay – on to the task at hand. Time for another installment of… Off-Ice Goalie Training Q&A – Part 1
This one got so long that I decided to split it into two. Today I will answer questions about…
– medicine ball exercises
– I want to do UGT 2.0 because I am very competitive – but I am also super busy – what should I do?
– starting your hockey/goaltending career later in life
Get all the answers in the video below and stay tuned for part two later in the week.

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The Top 5 Goalie Training Trends for 2012

So with the advent of a new year it seems natural to look back on the year that was and to look forward to the year ahead. On Monday I took a glimpse back at the top goalie training posts from 2011 and today I am going to share what I think will be some of the top training trends for 2012 and my personal goals for the year – I am pretty sure I will get the beer drinking one, but the 225lbs lifting goal will be tough!

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