Hockey Goalie Training Tips
Last line of defense. An important role for any team, becoming an elite goalie takes a combination of skill, heart, and training.
There is only one position on the ice that is the LAST LINE OF DEFENSE and that is the goaltender. An extremely important role for any team, becoming an elite goalie takes a combination of skill, heart, and training. The tips in this section are designed to give any goalie, rookie or veteran everything they need to not only stop the puck, but to BECOME COMPLETELY UNSTOPPABLE. As you already know, a goalie cannot win a game but they can save one! There are a number of different exercises to help you become a stronger goalie. It is essential to not only train to be in terrific shape, but also to practice your agility, mobility, and reaction time, which is without question the backbone of all great goaltenders. A weird man once said, “You don’t have to be crazy to be a goalie, but it helps.” - Bernie Parent.
The goaltending position is fascinating isn’t it? So many dynamic movements occur within such a confined space with very little room for error. Today I want share a very simple, yet super effective, lateral agility drill for goalies.Read this post
If your season starts in September, then you better be working on your goalie off-season training my May 1st at the latest. This base workout is for GOALIES, but I created a separate video for skaters as well, so if you are a skater click here for your base off-season hockey workout.Read this post