Thread: Goalies: Need Ball Hockey Tips!
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11-05-2013, 08:13 PM
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MattyTendy
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Need Ball Hockey Tips!

Hey everyone, I recently got back into hockey (ball hockey to be specific) with some of the new friends I've made in college. I mentioned being a goalie before and they invited me out right away.The last time I played net was when I was around 11-12 (21 now). Our team is currently 2-9-0 and we're in second last place, we earned 2 wins in our last 3 games. I've been reading up non-stop on tips and advice on how to approach shooters and taking off the angle and it's worked for the most part. I'm only 5'7" 135 lbs so I rely heavily on my reflexes to make my saves, and it works for me 90% of the time. Last game we were out shot 25-5 going into the 3rd period losing 2-0 and the game finished 6-0 with the shots 32-5. I know my team is bad but is there any advice someone can give me to keep the ball out of the net. Most of the goals against me come from the corner into the slot and beat my blocker (I catch right).

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