Podcast – The Confidence Skill Circle

Podcast – The Confidence Skill Circle

http://traffic.libsyn.com/lacrossegoalietips/LGT_-_The_Confidence_Skill_Circle.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download0:17 – Introducing the Confidence Skill Circle 0:40 – How Coach Edwards became a lacrosse goalie. 1:28 – A goalie has to already possess confidence to decide to step in the cage. 2:15 – Once a goalie is confident, they start gaining more skill that leads to more confidence and, ultimately, more skills. 2:40 – Goalies lose their confidence when they get hurt and end up losing skills. 3:32 – Protecting yourself as a goalie is the best way to help regain lost confidence. Introduction Hey there, Coach Edwards here with LacrosseGoalieTips.com and LacrosseGoalieUniversity.com and today I want to talk about the confidence skill circle. The Confidence Skill Circle What this is, is, I have a little infographic that if you picture at the top of a circle it says “confidence,” and at the bottom of the circle it says “skill,” and there’s an arrow going from confidence to skill, and then an arrow going from skill up to confidence. Blast From the Past I want to share with you this story of when I first started playing lacrosse goalie. It was 5th grade. It was a gorgeous spring day, and Mr. Winslow asked, “Hey, who wants to be our goalie?” And I said, “I’ll try that!” It was me and Mike Moyer. Mike Moyer was the other goalie. Mike was one of my best friends, and we said, “Sure, we’ll try.” Confidence vs Skill Now, what made me want to pop in the cage? Did I have the confidence to play? Or did I have the skill to play? At the time...
Podcast – Tips on the 3 Keys

Podcast – Tips on the 3 Keys

http://traffic.libsyn.com/lacrossegoalietips/LGT_-_Tips_on_the_3_Keys.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadCoach Edwards gives lacrosse goalies advice on how to use his 3 Keys to Making Every Save as a platform to improve their performance and turn bad saves into great opportunities. By analyzing whether or not a goalie saw the ball, knew where it was going, and moved properly, they will be able to determine the areas that need more work and bring their game to a whole new level. 0:15 – Coach Edwards introduces the 3 Keys to Making Any Save. 0:48 – Keep your cool and break down the reason the ball got by you. 1:16 – If you can’t see the ball you can’t stop it, so why couldn’t you see the ball? 1:42 – Do you know where the ball is going? Learn to recognize the average shot. 2:59 – How did you move to the ball? Some tips on moving more efficiently. 4:11 – Parents and coaches can help goalies keep a positive mindset and improve their performance. Introduction Coach Edwards here with LacrosseGoalieTips.com and LacrosseGoalieUniversity.com and I am driving, spending a lot of time in the car, so I’m going to start ramping up the podcast with some tidbits for you. The 3 Keys The first one that I want to talk about it the 3 Keys to Making Any Save. You may have heard me talk about this before on the blog, and I want to touch on it here. The 3 keys to making any save. The first key is you’ve got to be able to see the ball. If you can’t see it, you...