Q&A – tourney nutrition, InSeason Training, hip pain

Had a great Facebook Live Q&A yesterday.  I was surprised by the turn out I got at noon on a Wednesday – thinking a few of you were supposed to be ‘working’ – – ha ha. I will move the day and time around, mainly based on my schedule, but also to give you a…

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Reducing the severity of concussion

I want to be very clear, this is a prototype and the data thus far is pilot data, which does look promising, but it is not statistically significant – yet.  Understand? But I wanted to share the tool we have been using this off-season to help our athletes reduce the incidence and severity of concussion.…

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Q&A Catch Up

What up – I am here at my Mastermind in San Diego – – which actually brought me a question too, I will tell you about it at the end… I have been getting more and more and more email questions from hockey players looking for a bit of advice or a quick question and…

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Pre-Season Flexibility

Happy Monday and welcome to Pre-Season week.  That’s right, the theme for this week’s goalie training articles is what to do during the pre-season as you get into try-outs, practices and eventually games. If you have been following a program like Shutout Academy or UGT 3.0, then you are all good – just keep going…

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Sometimes it just doesn’t work out…

As you will read below, I had a pretty sucky day on Tuesday…but then I woke up this morning and had a friend request on FB from Tim Thomas (yes THAT, Tim Thomas – and HE wanted to me my friend), looks like the tide is turning 🙂 …okay on to my story… I hear it…

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Putting this goalie workout under the microscope

Thank you to those of you who sent your programs in for review.  One of you was quick on the draw and had their program to me in under 10-minutes of me sending out that email (and I send those out pretty early in the morning). In order to do that I know that this…

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Two More “Essential 8” Exercises For Hockey Goalies

This one simple post can have a huge impact on your success next season. You see, like the image above shows, the majority of your fellow goalies are still in the gym doing unproductive (potentially harmful) exercises like Leg Press, Back Squats, Knee Extensions, Hamstring Curls, Calf Raises, Groin Machine… you get the idea. They…

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1 of 8 Essential Exercises For Every Goalie

You will not be surprised that three of the Essential 8 For Goalies are related to hip mobility.  Not only is mobility (which is flexibility + control) a key ingredient to success on the ice, developing the right type of mobility is also a must for long term hip health. Today I am sharing one…

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What they said about hockey players

Just on the flight back to Toronto and then in to London from Denver after the NSCA Training For Hockey Clinic in Colorado Springs and I am pumped!! Not only was I pleased with how my lecture and practical session on off-ice training for goalies went.  I will admit to you – don’t tell okay?…

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How to transfer your agility onto the ice

Speed is great. Reactive speed is a game changer and it is what will make you stand out on the ice whether you are a skater or a goalie.  This is a progression of the off-ice hockey drill I showed you last week. Part Two: Reactive Lateral Speed For Hockey Training If you missed the…

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