Deflection and tip drills are some of the easiest drills to overlook as a goalie coach. Yet, when we think about a game, how many situations involve some sort of a deflection? Tons.
It’s important that when we develop practice plans as a goalie coach, we learn to incorporate a variety of situational tip and deflection drills for goalies.
Redirection and tip drills for goalies can be a great situational goalie drill added to just about any practice. On this page, we’ve listed some of our favorite hockey goalie deflection drills.
One of the things we like to do in our team practices is add in things like a tip to a drill for a realistic, situational goalie drill.