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Stop It Goaltending offers private goalie training at six locations in Massachusetts. We have been offering private lessons since 1999, providing an excellent way to maximize your potential. Our “Block Training” method has produced some of the top goalies in the state, many of them going on to play college and professionally. We welcome new and returning participants and are excited to work with motivated goalies of all levels. You can either register online by going to our Private Lesson Scheduling Page. You are also welcome to call our Director of Private Lessons, Amy Zappen, at (714) 944-8651.

Who are Private Lessons for and when are they held?
Private lessons are for individuals looking to improve both technically and strategically. Lessons are conducted once per week for eight weeks and we train all age groups. Every eight weeks a new session of private lessons begins. Goalies register for a particular day and time and that day and time remains constant throughout the eight-week session.

Small Group Private Lessons vs One on One Private Lessons
Small Group Private Lessons include one instructor and two shooters for up to four goalies and the cost is $62 per lesson and $496 for the full eight week session. One on One Private Lessons consist of one goalie and one coach and are scheduled directly through the SIG Director of Private Lessons at a cost of $125 per lessons. 95% of our clientele opt for the Small Group Private Lessons.

Goalies may register online or by calling Amy Zappen at (714) 944-8651. Stop It Goaltending also provides youth hockey organizations group rates to train at one of our development centers. Please click on this link to view all of our Stop It Goaltending Development Centers across Massachusetts.

What do the goalies receive for instrution?
In private goalie lessons, goalies will receive instruction on the most progressive save techniques with a focus on building solid fundamentals through muscle memory and positive reinforcement. Our method of teaching is what we call “Block Training” which based on directed practice and repetition. Each block consists of 8 skills concentrations that, if repeatedly practiced, produces remarkable results.Lessons are conducted once per week for eight weeks and have a distinct lesson plan. The day and time of the lessons remain constant throughout the eight-week sessions. Lessons include one instructor and two shooters for up to four goalies.

How to Schedule
In order to schedule private lessons, please go to the Private Lessons Schedule page and select a date and time based on availability and level. You will be required to make a $100 deposit with the balance due the day of the first lesson. The eight-week sessions will be listed in advance of the start date. Week-by-week “Walk On” slots will not be listed until after the eight week program has begun at cost $75 per lesson. By reviewing our Private Lessons Schedule you will be able to schedule your own dates, times and location. The cost of the eight-week session for goalies is $496 ($62 per lesson). Please use our online application to register or you may also call our Director of Private Lessons, Amy Zappen, directly at (714) 944-8651.

SIG Block Training System
Every company has it’s own secret sauce but our path to success is not a secret at all. Our method of teaching is what we call “Block Training” which is based on directed practice and repetition. Each block consists of 8 skill concentrations that, if repeatedly practiced, produces remarkable results.

The key is to follow the progression of drills and to continue to refine those skills in the drills. The more “Blocks” you do the better you get, it’s that simple! Our pro and college clients return each year to continue their block training. A pro’s day one is the same as a peewee’s day one with the exception of the weight of the shots. Directed practice with a proven plan makes better goaltenders.

Please Click Here to view the most frequently asked questions about our private lessons. 

 

 

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