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How to slide faster
How to slide faster Even Reasoners with ReasonY pads and ReasonY goalie shoes can improve slides by at least 30%. The secret is in the push technique. You can have strong legs, but with weak technique you will slip instead of slide. The secret is in the body weight Many goalies fall into the slide …
How to fool hockey scouts and coaches?
Many hockey scouts and coaches are looking mainly for a size when choosing a hockey goalie. Some goalies flex in the hips and bend over their goalie pads, which results in a small appearance in the net. Goalies believe that this type of stance will give them stronger push to slide or that they will …
Post position and ball hockey goalie techniques.
There are many debates which ball hockey goalie technique is the right one for the post position. The answer is all of them. Why all of them? There are many ball hockey game situations that will force you to get to your post, so reading and anticipating the next move is crucial. Few possible variables: …
How to choose a goalie coach PART 2
Read HOW TO CHOOSE A GOALIE COACH PART 1 before continue. Time Spending time watching the games or analyzing videos with a goalie is very essential for young developing goalies that are becoming serious. If your goalie coach cannot come to your games, he should at least watch some videos of your performance. Every goalie …
How to choose a goalie coach PART 1
Finding a good goalie coach is like finding a good life mentor. Goalie coach technician Watch for technicians. I used to be one of them, when I was young. Goalie coach technician is in early stage of coaching and he cannot see the big picture. He is always focused only on the “right” technique and …
5 important tips when buying ball hockey goalie pads
Closed leg channel is preferred for ball hockey pads, as it is easier to transfer your movement into slides. When you slide on the floor the friction is greater than sliding on the ice and therefore you have to be able to transfer greater force through your pads. In open leg channel your leg moves …
What NHL goalies do and you don’t?
Every NHL team has a massage therapist, yet at present there is little or no evidence that massage is beneficial for athletes performance. There also isn’t any major agreement amongst researchers over the type of massage to be employed or the length of time needed to show some results. Despite all of this, NHL teams …
Scott Steele – crazy ball hockey goalie on a scooter
How many years do you play as a goalie and do you remember your first time in the net? I have played now for five years, I only started to play goal as our league needed another goalie and no one else was stepping up, I wasn’t too sure of the position, but once I …
Future of ball hockey goalie pads
Goalie pads evolution is always slowed down by goalies, due to their conservative approach. Remember when you got your new pads or chest protector. It took you couple weeks to get use to it, during this time you wanted to go back to your old goalie gear at least couple of times. This feeling always …
Every ball hockey goalie should know this
The most important part of equipment of the new generation ball hockey goalies are shoes. Good shoes can improve your mobility and improper shoes is like having dull skates on the ice. Ankle mobility is the secret to better mobility not only on the ice, but also on the floor. Inexperienced ball hockey goalies do …
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