Skate The Cross
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Improve goalie specific skating techniques
Improve Skating techniques, Develop shuffle movement, Build endurance, work on recovering to ready position
Goalie starts at the bottom of the face-off circle. In the goalie position skates to the face-off dot, drops to knees recovers back up. Shuffles right to the edge of the circle and back to the dot and drops to the knees and recovers back up. Skate to the top of the circle using C-cuts and backwards to the dot again dropping to the knees and recovers back up. Then shuffling to the left edge of the face-off circle and back to the dot drops to the knees and recovers back up. Skate backward to the bottom of the circle to complete the drill.
Use the T-glide Technique instead of shuffles. Do half butterfly, full butterfly or stack the pad saves at the dot instead of dropping to knees.