Breaking in your goalie glove should be your first priority when you get new gear. In fact, for many goalies, the glove determines the entire set of goalie pads they end up choosing. When it comes to buying a new glove, there are certain gloves that come more “game ready” than others.
Here are all the ways to break in a hockey goalie glove.
- Keeps33 Method
- String and Softball Method
- Sauna Method
- Running Water and Use Method
- The Baseball Bat Method
Ok, there are a lot of ways to break in a goalie glove.. so what’s the best way?
The best way to break in a hockey goalie glove
You’ve got your brand new gear. Chances are, if you’re here, your glove is a little stiff. Maybe it’s quite stiff. Maybe you’re regretting your purchase because your glove is too stiff! You’re asking yourself, how the heck am I ever going to close this thing?
Well, you’ve come to the right place. Today, we’re going to show you how to break in your new goalie glove. Read this article, choose a method (or combine some) that you think will work best for your situation, and get after it.
These methods are tried and true, guaranteed to break your glove in the fastest.
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