GHP 073: Why Over-Preparing Is Essential To Your Success w/ WHL Coaching Veteran Kevin Swanson from the Lethbridge Hurricanes

GHP 073: Why Over-Preparing Is Essential To Your Success w/ WHL Coaching Veteran Kevin Swanson from the Lethbridge Hurricanes

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Hello everyone, and welcome back to the Goalie Hacks Podcast, I’m excited to be joined today by another awesome coach at the next level, former Major Junior and Pro Goaltender turned long time WHL coach now, and that gentleman is Kevin Swanson

We discuss about hardest part about transitioning to Junior Hockey and areas of struggle. Most important skill that kids should start developing which will help them make a smooth transition to Junior Hockey. Working to make the debut to AHL level and surprises faced after getting there. Big misconception among Minor Hockey Goalies and parents about Pro Hockey. Biggest adversity faced in the entire playing career and overcoming it. Most important and common characteristics that Goalies who typically find success in the league possess.

Show Highlights

  • Hardest part about transitioning to Junior Hockey and areas of struggle.
  • Major adjustments made to have a successful Major Junior career.
  • Advise to younger self before starting the career.
  • Most important skill that kids should start developing which will help them make a smooth transition to Junior Hockey.
  • Struggles faced while transitioning to Pro Hockey.
  • Most valuable skill that is transferrable to Pro Hockey.
  • Working to make the debut to AHL level and surprises faced after getting there.
  • Big misconception among Minor Hockey Goalies and parents about Pro Hockey.
  • Biggest adversity faced in the entire playing career and overcoming it.
  • Specific three to four pillars that the Goaltending Philosophy is based on and their importance.
  • Most important and common characteristics that Goalies who typically find success in the league possess.
  • Initial struggles faced by kids who have a hard time transitioning to the Major Junior level.
  • Advise to kids looking to have a long career to help them prepare for the challenges.
  • Two best on or off ice drills that helps Goalies find success quickly on the ice.

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