Saturday, April 20, 2024

Poacher turned gamekeeper: A hockey goalkeeper tells us how to shoot

In the first of an occasional series, we get players to spill the beans on how to play against them – this time a goalkeeper, Dan Pilgrim, tells us what sort of shots he hates!

Here are a few strategies that goalkeepers hate which you can use to boost the number of goals your team scores.


Many coaches now look for, and teach, sliding in for deflections near or at the post, to get the ball past the goalkeeper. GB’s Barry Middleton is great at this and will score goals all season long.

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