2010 Rocky Mountain Elite Goaltending Reebok Challenge Questions (Week V)

Please read the questions below and provide answers via email (elitegoaltending@yahoo.com) before 3.00 pm Friday July 16. Total of 10 points available towards winning the Reebok Challenge unless answers turned in late. If turned in later than 3.00 Friday but before answers are posted, a maximum of 5 points will be awarded. Questions turned in after answers are posted recieve no points.

Question One – To be a leader, the opportunity begins with what two things (2 points total with 1 point for each correct answer)

Question Two – According to Dr. Saul Miller, sports psychologist, “optimal performance occurs when both halves of the brain perform in a coordinated and integrated fashion,” which allows for “power and emotional control.” What is the key to getting the two halves of the brain to work together which allows for the power and emotional control? (1 Point for Correct Answer)

Question Three – True or False – According to on-ice instruction, when a goalie establishes initial depth when facing a shooter, they only need to concern themselves with location of the puck. (1 Point for Correct Answer)

Question Four – True or False – According to on-ice instruction, when a goalie is moving from one side of the crease to the other to face a shot, the goalie should move “underneath” through the crease to move into the shooting angle sooner. (1 Point for Correct Answer)

Question Five – According to the blog post “Do You Have What it Takes to Succeed in Goaltending” goalies with an incredible daily work ethic achieve _______, those who don’t _____ _____ ____ _____” (2 points total with 1 point for each correct answer)

Question Six – According to on-ice instruction, when a goalie makes a save off the chest, two things must happen at the same time with the upper body to best control the puck at the body. They are _____ and _____? (2 points total with 1 point for each correct answer)

A. Extend the arms; push out the chest

B. Turn sideways; use bicep to make save

C. Roll shoulders forward; suck in the gut

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