Articles by: MEGA Goaltending

Attitude is everything

[ap_divider color=”#cf1502″ style=”solid” thickness=”1px” width=”100%” mar_top=”20px” mar_bot=”20px”] Attitude is everything There is a lot in goaltending that is out of our control. We can’t control when shots are taken, what team you get traded to or our game schedule. The one thing we can always control however is our attitude. […]

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Glove Positioning

[ap_divider color=”#cf1502″ style=”solid” thickness=”1px” width=”100%” mar_top=”20px” mar_bot=”20px”] Glove positioning Perhaps the most exciting of goalie saves to both make and witness is a glove save. The proper execution of the glove save has seen a number of evolutions in both preference, style, equipment features and types of new scoring threats […]

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Mac Berglove: Beyond the pads

[ap_divider color=”#cf1502″ style=”solid” thickness=”1px” width=”100%” mar_top=”20px” mar_bot=”20px”] Mac Berglove: Beyond the pads Being a goalie has taught me much more about life than just being an athlete. It can be the most rewarding position in sports when everything goes your way, but also can be the most destructive. Throughout a […]

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Adding props to your training

[ap_divider color=”#cf1502″ style=”solid” thickness=”1px” width=”100%” mar_top=”20px” mar_bot=”20px”] Adding props to your training The use of “props” in goalie training is not a new concept, however in recent years innovative goalie coaches have developed a number of great tools to help goaltenders of all ages train for the complexity and chaos […]

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3 reasons you should have an unorthodox goalie session

[ap_divider color=”#cf1502″ style=”solid” thickness=”1px” width=”100%” mar_top=”20px” mar_bot=”20px”] 3 Reasons to have an unorthodox goalie session Do you ever wonder why you see younger goalies flopping around, doing barrels, and doing belly flops on the ice during a goalie session? As goalie coaches, we know that when kids are younger we […]

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Defending Tips

[ap_divider color=”#cf1502″ style=”solid” thickness=”1px” width=”100%” mar_top=”20px” mar_bot=”20px”] Defending Tips In hockey one of the most effective ways at beating a goaltender is to change the direction of the shot on goal by tipping the puck. Tips along with unintentional deflections or even a threat of a tip can prove to […]

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MEGA Goaltending is your personal goalie coach!

[ap_divider color=”#cf1502″ style=”solid” thickness=”1px” width=”100%” mar_top=”20px” mar_bot=”20px”] No Goalie Coach? No Problem! MEGA’s Premium Membership serves as a password protected online resource for goalies, goalie coaches, head coaches and parents. Hockey Canada, USA Hockey, and many European countries including Sweden and Finland have begun to recognize the importance of paying […]

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Managing pre-game nerves

[ap_divider color=”#cf1502″ style=”solid” thickness=”1px” width=”100%” mar_top=”20px” mar_bot=”20px”] 3 Ways to Manage Pre-Game Nervousness We’ve all heard the horror stories, sleepless nights, loss of appetite, vomiting in the locker room, ulcers and even nervous breakdowns. Being a goaltender means joining the brotherhood of those who have fought the demons of the […]

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