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ball hockey shin guards guide

How to Size a Ball Hockey Shin Guard – 6 models tested

We tested 6 ball hockey shin guard models to bring you detailed information how to size your new ball hockey shin pads. Tested models: Knapper AK7, Bauer Performance, ReasonY Gladiator 3.0 PRO, Mylec MK5, Winnwell, Raptor-X.  How to size a ball hockey shin guard Measure the leg from the ankle to the middle of the […]

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1minute Challenge – Day2 – Quick butterfly slide

How to butterfly slide faster Most ball hockey goalies use ball hockey goalie pads with plastic sliders, but they struggle to go down to proper butterfly or slide across the goalie crease. If you use proper ball hockey goalie pads and ball hockey goalie shoes, you should be able to slide quick and have a good push. Ball […]

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Ball hockey goalie pads guide

How to choose ball hockey goalie pads? You have these three options ice hockey goalie pads, ball hockey or street hockey goalie pads. If you choose ice hockey goalie pads , you will have to consider buying slider kit and search for slider kit installer in your region. Adding sliders on your ice hockey pads […]

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How to choose ball / dek hockey player shin guards?

There are many options on the ball hockey market, but this is a quick guide that will help you to choose the right ball hockey shinguards. 1. Why ball hockey shin guards need more straps compare to ice hockey shin guards? Strapping is really important when buying for ball / dek hockey player shin pads. Look […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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: […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]