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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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Ball hockey goalie – Quick tip #4 – Speed up your slides

Ball hockey goalies use goalie pads with sliders, but they are not getting the full benefit from the sliders. The common mistake is incorrect rotation and foot placement just before the slide. Make sure you rotate your head, shoulders and get the bottom rotation by placing the pushing leg more in front.  Place your foot […]

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Ball hockey goalie – Quick tip #3 – Get more coverage in the butterfly

When the goalie ends up in the butterfly position deep in the goalie crease and the ball is in tight, he/she should stay calm and slide out in the butterfly position. If the goalie decides to get up, he/she is creating more openings for the the shooter and the ball. Learn how to slide out […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]