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The Easiest Thing Any Goalie Can Do To Improve Performance

  Have you ever meet an accomplished pitcher who didn’t do long toss or never did maintenance exercises for his or her shoulder? Ever? I know I haven’t. It is part of their culture – now sometimes the things they do for that shoulder maintenance make no sense to me, but that is another story. […]

Lateral Speed Development

  Close your eyes and picture a hockey player skating with speed. I bet you pictured a player streaking up the ice moving forward – winning a race to a puck and busting in on a break-away or something like that. If you are a goalie, you MIGHT have pictured a goalie moving with lateral […]

Top 5 Goalie Training Posts of 2011

So in keeping with the spirit of 80’s TV hit Solid Gold here are the top 5 blog posts from www.GoalieTrainingPro.com for 2011 – these are the ones you went to most often to help take your game to the next level. These posts tell you how to be quicker, how to train at home, what exercises are essential for every goalie and even how to lose all of your fitness if that is what you are after.

Bottom Up Dryland Goalie Training: The Knee

Continuing on with our bottom up approach to dryland goalie training today we will move up to the knee. The knee is fantastic and bending and straightening (flexion and extension), that is its forte. The knee is not great at rotating or side bending. So the goal of training is not only to maximize its performance in the strong positions, but also to train the muscles that will help keep it out of its vulnerable positions.

Dryland Goalie Training Q&A: Episode 6

I wanted to clear out my inbox and take a few minutes to answer your dryland goalie training questions. In today’s episode I cover:

* What are the best exercises for rehabbing a surgically repaired meniscus?
* How do you get back to training after an ankle sprain?
* What should you expect in terms of dryland goalie training at your hockey camps this summer?
* If you don’t sweat like crazy during your workout are you training hard enough?
* What could it mean if you cannot comfortably squat below 45 degrees?