A lot of being quick is mental. I don’t mean mental, like you lack the self-esteem to go fast. I mean mental like your body just doesn’t know how to do it. Your body doesn’t know what it feels like to move that fast and so it doesn’t know how to actually make it happen. This is where a bit (I stress a BIT) of over-speed training can help you and your brain to figure it out. In this video I am using a medium/heavy resistance band to apply resistance as the goalie moves laterally on the G1 Extreme...Read More
Author: Maria Mountain M.Sc.
You know I like to stick on task, so there is not a lot of time for biceps curls in my goalie-specific training programs. I will neither confirm nor deny that we sometimes bust out a few sets of –21s, Crazy 8s, French Press to Narrow Grip Press at Revolution Conditioning on a sunny Friday afternoon. Typically, our time is better spent on more important tasks, but this version of biceps curls I actually like for you goalies. What I like about it are these two elements: It makes it very easy for me to see who is lacking rotation...Read More
If you watch TV you have no doubt seen some hockey player in some commercial smashing out a workout using Battle Ropes. They look VERY cool, which of course makes me immediately think… GIMMICK.
However… they are no gimmick. They are a wonderful training tool for any athlete.Read More
I have told you many times not to stand on a stability ball, but by kneeling on one in this drill goalies can add a new element to this “ball off the wall” eye-hand coordination drill.Read More
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