Modern goaltending is extremely technical, methodical and demands a lot of the body. CGD has created a teaching strategy that enables veteran goalies to take advantage of modern techniques and tactics without the additional physical stress on the knees and hips. Sessions will address;
Stance and Body Positioning – to maintain a simple foundation to move from
Technical Footwork – for the most efficient movement path pre and post save
Pivoting and Rotation – effectively utilize core to establish angle and positioning
Tracking – to effectively see pucks in and out of every save
Butterfly Principles – Take away 70% of scoring opportunities with proper butterfly positioning
Hand Positioning – Learn how to make hard saves look easy with simple arm and hand positioning adjustments
Charles McTavish is the goalie coach of the Ottawa 67s. He has a detailed eye for basic and advanced technical execution. He has worked directly with the Ottawa Senators Development Camp, Ottawa University, Smiths Falls Bears, and Pembroke Lumber Kings of the Central Canada Hockey League (CCHL).
Matt Dopud is currently the goalie coach for the University of Ottawa men’s team. He has been coaching in Montreal and Ottawa since 2005. His experience as a Junior, Major Junior, and CIS graduate has given him great perspective of both the game and the position.
The camp will have 16 spots and be divided into two groups of 8 based on skill.
1:30 pm – Welcome
2:00 pm – On Ice
3:20 pm – Off Ice
3:45 pm – In gym
4:45 pm – Gym Completion
5:15 pm – Social + Q&A with Coaches