Are you a goalie in those critical development years looking to separate yourself from the pack and take your game to the next level? Do you want to learn the mental skills that professionals use on a daily basis? Do you want to unlock your full potential and dominate the level you play? Look no further! Midwest Goalie Academy has got just the thing for you - the Development Model is your ultimate companion in goalie training!
Owner Eric Levine constructed this Online Development Model as a portfolio of the components that took him from a AA goalie in the Chicagoland area to earning a NCAA D1 scholarship and playing 10 years at the professional level. For the first time, sharing with you all the secrets and goalie philosophy that garnered over 100 professional wins, 2 x league champion, a Goalie of the Year league award, and an SPHL all time Shutout record. Never before has goalie specific training, philosophy, and personal interaction become available, until now. In season goalie coaching from the convenience of your own home.
What Does the MWGA Development Model offer?
Speak with coach Eric on a monthly basis via phone call or zoom and discuss how the season is going, any areas of struggle and what tools we can explore for improvement. Discuss anything from specific in game situations or simply how to reduce anxiety before games. Whatever you’re going through, you can rely on a dedicated goalie mentor for advice to keep you on the right path. Sometimes just being able to talk through a bad game is a healthy way to process and move on, or maybe you want advice on how to better handle a specific situation. Being a goalie is the most unique position in all of sports; it truly takes one to understand one. We speak our own language and having this type of access is invaluable. Whatever you’re dealing with, we can help you manage it.
Goalie Specific Off Ice Training
As the season progresses, it's imperative to maintain peak physical conditioning and for goalies, that means staying mobile, strong, and flexible. Goalies use a specific set of muscle groups and place extreme stress on joints such as the ankles, hips, and knees. Learn how to keep your body healthy. As an athlete, your greatest ability is your availability. Easy to follow mobility and strength videos will bring a new light on the importance of taking care of your muscles and joints and show that performance gains can happen pretty much anywhere; at the gym, in the rink, or even in your own home. Learn the power of yoga and mindful awareness, and why it's so critical for on ice success. Become hyper focused and see immediate results.
The Development Model allows you to upload video clips of your game play for a coach to review and provide feedback. This level of personal feedback is only offered to college and pro goalies...Until now. This allows for extremely specific fine tuning of your unique style and development regardless of what level you play. Get the eyes of a professional on you and experience coaching like you never have before. In addition, gain access to the library of pro goalie film videos where you’ll learn about technique, positioning, play reading, and save selection from the best in the business. This type of learning happens best when the brain recognizes 'emulation' and discovers similarities between the pros and yourself. Our mantra is Watch-Learn-Develop .