Category Archives for "Hockey Goalies"

Q&A – Plan To Supercharge Training Before The Season

The words are different, but the question is the same. Some of you are sending me detailed plans of how you intend to ‘make up for lost time’, ‘supercharge your training’, or ‘fill up the tank’ before the season starts. One of you actually told me that you were going to train from 9am-5pm, like […]

Juggling may not be the answer

Traffic was moving pretty well considering it was New York city on a Friday morning. The shuttle bus wove its way from Grand Central toward the Midtown tunnel and out to Queen’s and LaGuardia airport (which really spruced itself up since the last time I flew out of there) and then it hit me! It […]

Do These 3 Things Starting Today To Save Your Season

If you missed it, yesterday we talked about what to do if you have been a little delinquent in your off-season training so far. Don’t sweat it, you are not alone, but if you missed it yesterday go back and read the three things you absolutely must NOT do if that is the case. Now, let […]

Whatever You Do, Don’t Do THIS (even if you are behind in your training)

It is normal to feel panicked; you should feel a little panicked at this point, that is normal. If you have not been keeping up with your training over the last 2-months at least – that means training a minimum of three days per week in the gym plus some speed and stamina training on […]

3 Key Body Parts Goalies Neglect To Stretch (but shouldn’t)

You and your groins – you are all about your groins, stretch, stretch, stretch! But there are lots of other areas that have a huge impact on your performance that you absolutely forget, so I am going to give you three stretches that you must complete every time you even think about stretching your groins. […]

Activation Drill to Help Decrease Your Hip Mobility Deficit

This exercise will highlight the mobility deficit in your hip flexors.  In fact, I bet if you are one of those players who always feels tight in the front of your hip, that you will not be able to successfully do this mobility/activation drill. Here is exactly how to do it…  Key Points:   Keep […]

Revealing Your Mobility Deficit

If you are not familiar with the term “Mobility Deficit”, then you better read on and watch the video.  Then do the test yourself. Remember a few weeks ago I mentioned that I would be going with a weekly theme for my articles (trying it out at least), well there were some good suggestions and […]

Here’s What Your Heart Rate Actually Does On The Ice

I was sifting through my notes from the NSCA Hockey Strength & Conditioning Clinic last month in Colorado Springs, CO and I wanted to share this data that Justin Roethlingshoefer (yeah that’s a mouthful) shared. You may not have heard of him. Have you heard of the NCAA Div 1 University of Miami Ohio hockey […]

Specific Drill So You Can Stay Low And Dominate Your Crease Movements

Do you ever look for it?  I do every time I watch a game.  It usually starts to appear about 10-minutes into the second period.  Then I know a team is in trouble. What is this sign that puts a team at risk?  The sign that coaches and shooters see?  The sign that is right […]

This tool improves your agility and hand-eye coordination

It certainly won’t be the first time I made myself look foolish in the name of making you a better goalie. And I’m okay with it 🙂 I love this tool because it is a great way for you to do read and react agility training (so that is agility training that is unpredictable, just […]