Lateral Release Drill for Goalies [VIDEO]

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This is a super simply lateral release drill for goalies of any age. A lot of folks like to bash the term “lateral release”, assuming it’s a buzzword used by goalie coaches. It’s not just a buzzword. The lateral release is a skating technique used by elite goaltenders at every level to simply NOT overslide the puck. When a goalie gets in complete control of their edges, they leave themselves in position more frequently than not. Get in control of your edges! Learn to use the lateral release as a valuable tool in your toolbox.

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? by: @zero_klub_hockey – watching this clip just once would be like eating just one Cool Ranch Dorito ? … Smooooth ?

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