Articles to Listen to or Read

A Goaltenders Personal Set-Crouch / Ready Position

What is a personal set crouch or ready position. This will be examined as we move forward through the “Personal Set Crouch Development Series” in our video library. We have witnessed Goaltending stances change dramatically over the last decade and a half. It would seem like a cookie-cutter approach has been taken and accepted without.

Designated training versus random shooting

Probably the most neglected aspect of goaltending when it comes to team practices and what we term at Smarter Goalie as “designated training”. Coaches will tell us we take hundreds of shots on their goalies in practice. Now we do applaud the effort, but in retrospect, these are all random shots. Every shooter attacks the.

Today’s teaching approaches

To suggest there is only one approach to teaching goaltending would be ludicrous. The game,and the position of goaltending has come a long way in equipment design to the training of goaltenders. It was once upon a time just a stand up position, goalies could not go down. The game advanced and goaltending began to.