Brett Queener & Brian Hobart
To develop goalie hand/eye coordination.
Description of Drill-Execution
The goalie gets into ready position without a stick, while a coach stands 4-5 feet away and lightly tosses balls at the cage. Goalies job is to make a save mimicking all movements used as if the goalie had a stick. Instead the goalie will catch the ball with the top hand. Coach should work all “shot” positions.
- Stepping to the Ball
- Hand/Eye Coordination
- Consistent Positioning
Variations/Progression/Increased difficulty (As your players improve their skills incorporate the following…)
Bounce the ball and make the goalie save it using only the chest protector.