Two Brand New Goalie Training Videos…

Hope your day is off to a good start – I am a big believer in what one of my mentors Alwyn Cosgrove says “there are only good days and great days”and I will still call today a great day even though the sewer backed up into our basement this morning.  Tomorrow we are out of town all day and Sunday we are running a 1/2 marathon (that we have not adequately trained for I might add) and THEN we get to come home to roto-rooter our sewer.

I know most of you think that roto-rootering the sewer is a job best left to the pros – and you would be right, but the Paul (the love of my life, darling husband) is big on being a do-it-yourselfer – so we will be spending Sunday afternoon wrestling a metal snake through the drain and about 20 meters out into the backyard.  Yes, it will be exactly as fun as it sounds 🙁

But then I got this email from one of you and it reminded me of what is important – helping my 10,000 goalies win more games with fewer injuries – I changed it a little bit to protect the identity of the sender but here is what it said…

Thank you for creating such a great program. I had a tough year being demoted from the starter on a junior team to a third stringer while my cousin was hospitalized. After beginning your program I am more confident than ever and a better goalie, my save percentage is up to .950% in spring league and my spot on the XXXXXX Varsity team has been secured. I am positive that beginning your program has made all this possible. Thanks a lot!

So enough about my sewer – I want to share a couple of videos today that will help you.  One is the in depth version of the goalie training workout I did at Steve McKichan’s minicamp in Strathroy.  You asked for it so you got it.  Just click this link to see the sets and reps we did for this off-ice goalie workout.

The next video is the one that relates to reducing the risk of sports hernia in hockey players.  Again, I laid out the exercises in this post and here is the video that goes with it – –

Here’s the breakdown of sets and reps for each exercise:

  • Foam Roll – 15 each
  • Elevated Hip Flexor Stretch – 50 seconds on each side
  • Supine Hip Internal Rotation – 5 second hold x 10 repetitions
  • Supine Hip Flexion & Hold – 2×10 second hold on each side
  • Ball Squeeze & Hip Flexion – slowly – 5- 10 reps

Hope you enjoy those two new goalie training videos I made for you.  The first one is a nice all around workout that you can do with minimal equipment to improve your flexibility, stability, strength, speed and stamina.   The second gives you a few exercises that you can integrate into your existing routine that will not only reduce your risk of sports hernia but improve the flexibility and stability of your hips.

Have a great day!
M

PS – if you are on my email list, make sure you check your inbox today for a message from me that will get you a fast action bonus on my new product – The Goalie Workout Club which I just released today.  Right now it is just for my email list, but next week I will open it up to everyone.

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Maria Mountain

Maria Mountain is a Fitness Coach and the owner of Revolution Conditioning in London, Ontario. She helps hockey players from AAA to professionals compete at their highest level while reducing their risk of injury. Dedicated to athletes who want to work hard, but train smart.

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