Goaltender-Specific Skating Series: Drill 11 of 20
DRILL 11: ¾ Crease Arc –Short Shuffle – Butterfly Drop
The butterfly drop can be added to so many fundamental movement drills.
This week we simply add a butterfly drop the crease movement pattern outlined in Drill 10.
If the goaltender is uncertain as to the degree of hip swivel required to be on the appropriate line of movement, then employ the spray painted lines previously described in this drill series.
Make your drop quick and powerful. Return to the goal-post on a straight- line path.
Three to four repetitions is sufficient per set. In a skating-specific training session, two sets are sufficient.
We split this week’s video demonstration into two parts, with multiple angles in each: