Wake up, start your week, and dive into the Monday Morning GDI Goalie News! Who stopped the most shots… which netminder rebounded from a tough loss… who had the best performance of the week?Look below, get your goalie fix to start the week. Here we go!
Make sure you're ready for tryouts by attending 1v1 lessons. The month of September is starting to fill up for 1v1 sessions at the centre.
We are open from 3:30pm-9:30pm during the week and 10:00am-3:00pm Saturday and Sunday.
To make sure you secure your spots throughout September, we suggest signing up for your 1v1 sessions well in advance!
Pre-Season Power Hours
Repetition, repetition, repetition – that’s the key to performing specific skills and tactics. A terrific compliment to broader training services, GDI POWER HOUR – Pre-Season Clinics provide a narrow enhanced detail on key goaltender performance issues.
September 9th - October 28th
Eight - 1 Hours ice times
The In-Season Total GDI Goaltending Academy is designed to support the competitive athlete. With hectic team practice and game schedules in mind, the Academy gives goaltenders the opportunity to train before school hours to help their time management and create a positive environment to succeed at both education and hockey development.
15 Tactical Sessions During Season (50 Minute duration each)
8 Power Hour Sessions During Season (60 Minutes duration each)
Pre-Ice Online Instruction included on GDI Tracker – Student Login
Jersey and Water Bottle Included
Quarterly Video Analysis Reports on GDI Tracker
Low Athlete: Coach Ratio (3:1)
Time and Cost Effective
Unparalleled Goaltender Support
For more information Click Here_________________________________________________________________________
WHL Pre-Season Underway
Many GDI Goalies were in action this week as the WHL Pre-Season kicked off.
Evan Johnson was perfect in 40 minutes of work making 20 saves for a 3-2 win for the Medicine Hat Tigers over the Lethbridge Hurricanes.
Austin Lotz was busy turning aside 39 of 43 shots in a 5-4 Everett Silvertips win over the Victoria Royals.
GDI Goalies Tyson Verhelst and Mario Petit squared off as the Spokane Chiefs faced off against the Everett Silvertips. Petit and the Silvertips took the game by a score of 4-0 with Petit making 31 saves for the shutout. Verhelst made 26 saves in the losing cause.
Verhelst also appeared in a game against the Seattle Thunderbirds where he stopped 18 of 19 shots in just over 31 minutes of work.
GDI Pre-Season Clinics
GDI was busy again this week as Pre-Season Clinics have all started.
GDI hosted a Pre-Season Clinic in Steinbach this past week as well as a Pre-Season Clinic with Transcona Minor Hockey at East End Arena.
GDI was also in Beausejour Friday morning for a early morning 7am clinic.
GDI would like to wish all of the goalies that attended the best of luck as they head into tryouts.
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VAUGHN EQUIPMENT DEMOS
Are you looking at getting new equipment? Ask us about our Vaughn demo equipment. We have many different sets of Vaughn equipment that are available for you to demo during your 1v1 lesson at GDI Goaltending.
Contact us at email@example.com if you have any further questions
TESTify Performance is a new addition to GDI and The Rink. Check out Adam Jones of the Midget AAA Winnipeg Wild running through the tests of a TESTify Performance session.
For more information on TESTify Performance Click Here
Make sure to check back at gdigoaltending.com on Tuesdays to read the Tuesday Mental Training tip.
Head over to The Rink Training Centre Blog at www.therink.ca on Wednesday to catch THE WEEKLY WORD for all the news on the players training at the centre! Wednesday reports on players are written by The Rink's Jon Cara and Monday reports on skill development are written by The Rink's Dave Cameron.
Did we miss something? If you know something we don't or have news regarding a friend, your son or daughter, or even about your own accomplishments please let us know! We love to hear about success stories! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Brett is the Development Coordinator at GDI and is the current Goaltending Coach of the MBAAA Winnipeg Thrashers.
Brett provides 1v1 instruction at GDI, along with being apart of GDI Regional Development Camps and Clinics throughout the season. He provides a strong technical and psychological perspective on the position, helping each goaltender he instructs reach new heights.