Fundamental Movement Drills for Goalies

For any goalie, watching NHL goalies train is a fascinating experience. Videos from the pros aren’t as common as you might think, so we’ve came up with a list of some of the best NHL goalie training clips we could find. We do not own all of these videos, so please subscribe to the channel by which they were shared.

The Goalie Coaches Team has thousands of hours of goalie training drills listed both here on our website, as well as our training app for goalies. If you’re a goalie parent, a coach, or a goalie yourself, we’d love it if you took a look.


Hockey Goalie Movement Drills for Better Fundamentals

Put simply, working on fundaments when it comes to movement is as simple as doing a basic skating drill. Fundamental movement drills are designed for beginner goalies who are just learning the position.

There are so many difference movement variations for goalies, it’s hard to know where to start. One of the things we should keep in mind as coaches is starting with a sound foundation. 

Movement is the key to your success as a goalie, with many NHL goalies pointing to it as the single most important key to their success. Before you jump into any crazy RVH variations or edgework progressions, start with the basics. 

Movement for a goalie is the foundation of everything that they do. Here’s a list of some of our favorite hockey goalie movement drills.