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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Shuffle T-Pass

Shuffle T-Pass

Goalie, Half Ice Drills, Hockey Drills, Individual Skill Drills
The Shuffle T-Pass is a great drill to work on multiple parts of the goaltender's game. This drill works on positioning, proper rotation when moving around your crease, proper recovery from a butterfly, playing the puck, and crease awareness. Make sure your goalies don’t cheat in this drill. They should be squaring up to the puck, hugging posts, and get back to their proper post every time on the puck handling portion. Here are the diagrams: Shuffle T-Pass: Sequence 1 1. Shuffle from one side of the net to the other, stopping square to each puck, dropping to a reactionary butterfly at each puck 2. After arriving at the far post, come back the other way Note: Make sure to recover with the proper leg; right leg when going from…
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11 Visual Targets for Hockey Goalies

11 Visual Targets for Hockey Goalies

Goalie, Half Ice Drills, Hockey Drills, Individual Skill Drills
Use visual targets to help goalies play the angles properly Angles are, arguably, the most important part of a goaltender's game. If you cannot manage your angles appropriately, it will be more difficult to make the simple saves. Using these 11 visual cues on the ice will assist goaltenders, at all levels, to manage where they are on the ice. 11 Visual Cues: Sequence 1 1 & 11 - Goal Line 2 & 10 - Board-side Hashmarks 3 & 9 - Defensive Zone Dots 4 & 8 - Blue Line on the Boards 4 & 7 - Neutral Zone Dots 6 - Straight up the Middle 11 Visual Cues: Sequence 2 1. Spray paint lines on the ice that match up with the visual cues 2. Set up pucks further…
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