Thread: Butterfly Help
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07-30-2012, 01:17 PM
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Bridges31
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Originally Posted by pfloyd75 View Post
It sounds like your pads may be strapped too tight, not allowing them to rotate when dropping into the butterfly. The tighter your straps- especially the upper ones- the more they will conform to the direction that your leg is facing and the less they are allowed to "float". Pad strapping is based on the preferences of the goalie but as an example, I have my bottom boot strap sinched tight but all others very very loose.
It takes a while to find the perfect fit as far as how tight or loose you want your pads.

When I found the best fit, I marked the holes on the straps with permanent marker.

OP Also make sure your legs are wide enough apart before going into the butterfly (feet in line with your shoulders).

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