movement drills for goalies

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Hockey Goalie Movement Drills

Technically, these should be considered skating drills, but we’ll go with the phrase “movement drills for goalies” as they’re moving throughout the crease. 

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.

 

 

basic skating movement

edgework warmup drill

rvh transition movement

3 part movement sequence

Check out more drills

Throughout our site, we’ve got guides full of drill ideas. Take a look at some of our RVH Drills, Puck Handling Drills, Skating drills, Situational goalie drills, puck tracking goalie drills and warm up drills for goalies as well as off ice goalie drills.