To become GOOD at this position, lacrosse goaltenders must first master all the essential techniques that come with job. These are techniques such as the ready position, communication skills, top... More > hand movement, stepping to the ball, positioning in the crease and clearing the ball.
To become GREAT at this position, goaltenders must also be able to enhance their all around speed. While many consider speed to be defined by how fast they can run, goaltenders must consider how fast they react to make a save. This book will provide you with both the essential goaltender techniques that will make you good, as well as the unique speed training drills that will make you great. These unique drills are centered on training the four human elements that help make a lacrosse save: mind/body, eye perception, reaction time and movement speed. Furthermore, a training technique called shadow goaltending is introduced that compliments many of the drills and drastically improves overall technique.< Less