Ultimate Goalie Hockey Targeting System

Coaches' Corner, Hockey Equipment, Off-ice Training, Skills, Useful Products
The Ultimate Goalie Fixes Some of the Issues with Other Canvas Targeting Systems If you've been following me over the past couple of years, you probably know I'm a huge believer in developing your snipes both on and off the ice. One of the main tools I've recommended and used over the past 20 years has been the Shooter Tutor, which is basically a canvas goalie with holes cut out in the corners and five-hole. Shooter Tutor Overview: The Shooter Tutor is a fantastic product, and I've used it myself for a number of different reasons: It's light weight, and easy to transport It's durable It gives "dead" rebounds, which are more realistic in my opinion It's fun to work with! Shooter Tutor Design Flaws As good as the Shooter…
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Shooting: Professional Shooting Pad

Coaches' Corner, Hockey Equipment, Off-ice Training, Skills, Useful Products
The HockeyShot Professional Shooting Pad is a Must-Have if You Plan to Work on Your Shot from Home! This product is a no-brainer. If you want to work on your shot off the ice, you need a good shooting pad. Otherwise you'll wreck your stick, and the pucks won't slide with the same feel as real ice. HockeyShot's Professional Shooting Pad is a great choice. I've used quite a few "makeshift" shooting pads over the years. Some of these worked ok, some not as well. None has compared to the experience I've had with the Professional Shooting Pad. There are a few key features that make this a "must-have" item: 30" by 60" surface area, which is larger than most of the pads I've used in the past. This makes…
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Shooting: Shooter Tutor Review

Coaches' Corner, Hockey Equipment, Off-ice Training, Skills, Useful Products
The Shooter Tutor is one of my All-time Favorite Hockey Shooting Aids! I first began using the Shooter Tutor when I was about 10 years old back in Toronto. My dad used to keep one in the trunk incase we had ever had a goalie "no-show" us for practice. During high school (about 6 years later), I kept that same Shooter Tutor strapped to a full-sized goal in our side yard. I left it up through rain and shine, and shot anywhere from 50 to 100 pucks a day during the summers. Needless to say, it saw its fair share of abuse from me! Years later, when I began running my own skill development camps, the first thing I invested in were two Shooter Tutors. There's nothing worse than showing…
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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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