Becoming a Goalie
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03-05-2012, 07:36 PM
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Windsor, Ontario
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Check to see if your local rink has an adult beginner's hockey class.
I know that when I went through a couple of sessions locally, the class would often have a guy just like you in net. He played hockey at a pretty high level before, but never goal. The class worked well for everyone - he got to face a ton of shots, and the class had the benefit of shooting on a live goalie.
Of course, the talent level isn't there, but its a pretty quick and easy way to start to get the fundamentals down. Not to mention if you get lit up by a bunch of newbies, maybe goal isn't the right position for you
This is a really good idea. I'll have to check it out.
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