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      • Goalie drill – Lateral movement

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        In this video you can see drill used by the coach to repeat proper lateral movement and automate the execution. Drill goes like this: Goalie stors to come out a bit more to the catch side lining himself up with the marker puck the coach has set > Goalies starts backing in > Short svae movement to the “imaginary” shot

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      • Summer 2011 pro workouts

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        Our intensive summer program for pro goalies is moving to it’s next phase soon as those clients that are playing in Europe will be joining their team after next week. Only the 2 goalies that play at North America will stay here in Finland for another month. Below you will find some photos and videos from this summer workouts. From

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      • TRX Training for goalies – Lower body workout # 3

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        This summer Goaliepro has added TRX training as part of our pro goalie program. For several years we have been modernizing our methods and avoiding extreme weight lifting and running. In order to replace extreme weights and distance running etc we have been developing alternative methods and TRX training is one of them. In this article you will see examples

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      • 5 Ways Coaches Destroy their Goaltenders

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        Copyright © Larry Sadler/Smartgoalie.com – April 3. 2011 1.       Coaches Ignore Them –  Believe Me Ignorance Is Not Bliss Coaches will leave their goaltenders on their own much too often. Many coaches simply don’t know what to do with their goaltenders. They may feel threatened by their lack of knowledge when it comes to their goaltender, so they often intentionally

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      • Minnesota’s Nikke Bäckström talks about his new summer training program

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        This summer Minnesota Wild’s Niklas Bäckström has been working out using new and different methods compared to the previous years. The reasons for this have been some of the injuries that have been bothering him during the last 2 seasons as well as desire to get better every year. During the last 3 summers his personal coach Jukka Ropponen has

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      • The first goaliemask

        A Brief History of the Goalie Mask

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        8.1.2005 The original Jaques Plante mask from 1959 It’s been roughly forty five years since Jacques Plante introduced the first fully functional goalie mask to the world of hockey.  This mask was formed from an exact mould of Plante’s face and fit the contours of Plante’s face like a second skin. The eye holes conformed to Plante’s cheekbones and eye

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