Lacrosse goal-tending is a tough job. You go on runs where you save a lot of goals, then one where you’re giving up goals.

It’s the nature of the position.

When you go on a bad run of goals, believe in your training. Your form is what defines what you do as a goalie. If you lose confidence in your training and your form, all is lost.

When losing confidence, you have an important choice to make. The best players train harder and reinforce their training. Dejected players train less, guess on shots, and blame the defense.

When your confidence slips, train hard and reinforce these top four skills:

Make the right choice and perfect these skills and you’ll be back on top of your game.