HockeyVision Training Pucks

HockeyVision Training Pucks

Goalie, Hockey Drills, Hockey Equipment, Individual Skill Drills, Off-ice Training, Skills, Stickhandling
Train Yourself to Rely Less on Seeing the Puck HockeyVision Training Pucks are a great way to train yourself to rely less and less on seeing the puck, which will then allow you to stickhandle with your head up, enabling you to see more of the play. HockeyVision Training Pucks are white, with a black dot in the middle. The black dot comes in three sizes (large, medium, and small). The idea is to work your way down from the large, more-visible dot to small, less-visible dot, training your eye to not have to see as much of the puck while stickhandling. These pucks are available in on-ice and off-ice models. The on-ice pucks are made of rubber (same as a regulation puck), and the off-ice ones are made of…
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Unbelievable Goalie Slide Board

Unbelievable Goalie Slide Board

Coaches' Corner, Goalie, Hockey Drills, Hockey Equipment, Individual Skill Drills, Off-ice Training, Skills, Useful Products
Check out this Slide Board Designed Specifically for Goalies! Every now and then I come across a hockey training product that just makes me go "wow!" That's what happened when I first saw the X-Goalie Crease Slideboard from XHOCKEYPRODUCTS. Now, I'm admittedly NOT a goalie guy. But it's not hard to tell when something is going to be beneficial for an athlete. Watch the videos I've included in this post, and check out how closely this product allows the goalies to mimic their on-ice movements. Incredible! Here are a few of the features you should know about: Regulation-size Crease The X-Goalie Crease Slideboard features an NHL regulation goalie crease that utilizes Fan-tastic Sports technology along with the "ProHybrid Visual Lead Position System." This system allows a goalie to develop muscle…
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3 Shooter, Rebound and Recovery

3 Shooter, Rebound and Recovery

Goalie, Hockey Drills, Individual Skill Drills
The 3 Shooter, Rebound and Recovery Drill is a great way for players to work on their shots, while goalies work on their movement! This is a great, simple, goalie drill. It allows your shooters to work on their shots while the goalie works on his/her movement around the crease, angles and rebound recovery. Here's the diagram and explanation: 3 Shooter, Rebound and Recovery Drill: 1. Goalie in the net, three shooters set up as shown 2. Shooter 1 shoots low glove side. Goalie tries to kick rebound into the corner, then FOLLOWS his rebound and squares up to Shooter 2 3. Shooter 2 shoots anywhere. Goalie makes the save and stays square to the rebound, wherever it goes. 4. Goalie Squares back up to Shooter 1, and this time…
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Post-Knee-Up Drill

Post-Knee-Up Drill

Goalie, Half Ice Drills, Hockey Drills, Individual Skill Drills, Misc. Drills
The Post-Knee-Up save is a controversial but solid selection, when used correctly The Post knee up save is a controversial yet solid selection. It is controversial because most goalies do not always use it in the correct situations. This particular drill will work on the Post Knee up as well as work on teaching the goaltender to read and react and utilize the save in the correct situation. Here's the diagram: Post-Knee-Up Drill: SEQUENCE 1: 1. Goalie starts square to Player 1. 2. Player 1 passes low to Player 2, who attacks the net from the side 3. Goalie uses Post-Knee-Up positioning 4. After the shot, player 2 opens up to the slot for a rebound or a one-time shot 5. After Player 2 shoots, Player 1 drives low around…
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Crease Movement #1

Crease Movement #1

Goalie, Hockey Drills, Individual Skill Drills
Giving goalies a structured way to move around their crease is important for warming up and building muscle memory When doing this drill, make sure the goalie is performing his or her moves properly and getting in the proper stance. Don’t let your goalies try to do the drill too fast to maintain proper form. Make sure they are getting in the proper Post Knee Up and doing the proper Butterfly Slide. We are working on the following movements and positions: 1. T-Push 2. Reactionary Butterfly 3. Butterfly Slide 4. Stance 5. Post Knee Up Here's the diagram: Crease Movement #1 1. T-Push across, square up to puck 2. T-Push back to center, square up to coach 3. T-Push to post, either hug post or use post-knee-up position 4. T-Push…
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