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Problem with the Butterfly Save

“When the only tool you have is a hammer it’s tough not to treat everything like a nail” I am often asked about the problem with the butterfly save or style of goaltending. It is a frequently used save in … Continue reading

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Selecting a Goaltending Coach

(As it appeared in inGoal Magazine). So you have decided your son or daughter needs a goaltending coach or requires a goaltending camp or school. After due consideration, you realize they won’t improve their skills as a goaltender without proper … Continue reading

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Choosing Your Goaltender

(As it appeared in inGoal Magazine). Nothing makes for a successful team and coach more than choosing your goaltender. The following points will help you to better select your goaltender.

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Goaltenders are Different

(As it appeared in inGoal magazine) “Goaltender Know Thyself” Goaltenders are different! Or so they say. Just ask anyone coaching at any level, any age group, or either gender. Of course, what they are actually saying is they know very … Continue reading

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Coaches Destroy Goalies – 5

(As it appeared in inGoal Magazine) Coaches Destroy Goalies – 5  This is the fifth of a five part series Coaches Misguide Them  General Comments Coaches who allow improper goaltending instruction. Coaches who take the first person who volunteers to … Continue reading

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