Category Archives for "Strength Training for Hockey Goalies"

Pistol Flow For Goalies – hips, legs, core oh my!

Words pretty much cannot describe this advanced mobility drill for goalies, so you better start off by watching the video, then I will come back to give you the key points… You will notice that I call this a Mobility Drill, which is one of the foundations of my MS3 Method of off-ice development. The […]

Does Size Really Matter? The NHL perspective.

I hopped on the phone with my friend Mike Valley who is the Director of Goaltending for the Dallas Stars to talk goalies and of course we started off by talking about size in goaltenders. Remember when you were either a big blocking goaltender or a smaller, agile goalie? Well, Mike makes it very clear […]

Q&A – lateral knee pain, junior goalies, warm-up drill

Hey gang, Rachel here (Maria’s Super-Awesome Assistant!). If you missed out on Maria’s Facebook Live Hockey Skater & Goalie Q&A this past Friday afternoon, 11/04/16, fear not! I have the video for you right here: Also, in case you’re only interested in a specific question, below are the topics discussed along with where you can […]

Q&A – over work, ACL reconstruction, splits

Hey gang, Rachel here (Maria’s Super-Awesome Assistant!). If you missed out on Maria’s Facebook Live Hockey Skater & Goalie Q&A from 10-19-2016, no sweat! I have the video for you right here: In case you’re only interested in a specific topic, below is the table of contents for what was discussed along with where you […]

Q&A – morning stretching, quicker arms, goalie cardio

Hey gang, Rachel here (Maria’s Super-Awesome Assistant!). If you missed out on Maria’s Facebook Live Hockey Skater & Goalie Q&A from 10-06-2016, fear not! I have the video for you right here: Also, in case you just want to get to the “good stuff”, below are the topics discussed along with where you can find […]

The speed to compete (and full front flip)

When I saw this video the first time my heart lept up into my throat TWICE! Once when I saw Turning Pro goalie Carter Hutton actually beat the Sabres d-man to the puck and the second time when I saw him do a full front flip in all his gear. Well, technically, I guess it […]

Essential Home Gym For Hockey Players

When I get asked about buying this new cool gadget for off-ice training at home, I always ask “what do you have right now?”. Some of you are looking to buy a TRX, Slideboard, Balance Board, Rebounder, BOSU, you name it, so you can workout at home. Although I really like the TRX and I […]

Home Workout For Goalies – No Equipment

I want to make it simple for you to achieve your goals (it won’t be easy, because you have to do the work).  I also want to make it simple for you to see whether you really WANT what you think you want. Here’s how I am going to do it. I am going to remove […]

IT IS Time… your In-Season Focus Four

Unless you are an NHL, AHL or ECHL goalie who is heading into or just started training camp, NOW is the time to get going on your in-season training. I know it takes a little time to get back into the routine of team games, practices and school, but it is almost October, it isn’t […]

Q&A – tennis elbow, recovery tips, slow cardio & more

Hey gang, Rachel here (Maria’s Super-Awesome Assistant!). If you missed out on Maria’s Facebook Live Hockey Skater & Goalie Q&A yesterday afternoon, fear not! I have the video for you right here: Also, in case you’re pressed for time on this beautiful Friday afternoon, below are the topics discussed along with where you can find […]

Q&A – tourney nutrition, InSeason Training, hip pain

Had a great Facebook Live Q&A yesterday.  I was surprised by the turn out I got at noon on a Wednesday – thinking a few of you were supposed to be ‘working’ – – ha ha. I will move the day and time around, mainly based on my schedule, but also to give you a […]

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