Only if you want more lateral agility

Quick Lateral Power Agility Drill For Goalies For those of you who have attended the UGT Live or trained with me at RevCon, you know there is an awesome park right across the road.  We get our HockeyStrong group out there as much as possible during the summer for their off-ice speed and agility training.…

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They HATE It…Hips, Shoulders, Core

I am sorry… no idea how we have been together all these years and I don’t see where I have shared this one with you before.  I can’t believe it is true since this is one of my go to exercises for off-ice hockey training. Again, all I can say is sorry. Here is how…

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Olympic Power For Hockey Goalies And Skaters #Rio2016

Well – – you might not be ready to take on the Olympic weightlifting in Rio this summer – that would be a pretty quick progression I guess, but you can get some of the power that those guys and gals have by adding this EOTW to the power phase of your off-season hockey training program.…

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Core Exercise For Hockey Training (it destroyed the wall)

So we used this drill (and our MB Rotary Pass) so much that we literally destroyed a wall in the RevCon gym – – you will notice that we have gone to a concrete block wall in the newest videos.  Our guys were just getting too strong! I like this one for off-ice hockey training…

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Stabilize And Mobilize Your Hip (warning hip cramping likely ;))

Sorry in advance – you will very likely get a hip cramp and that is okay – it just means that you are trying to use a synergistic muscle rather than the prime mover.  So what you are feeling could very well be your TFL getting tied into a knot. If (when) that cramp sets…

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EOTW: Knee Recovery Angle Push For Hockey Goalie Agility

hockey goalie agility training

Quick one for you today – it is a nice goalie agility drill. I think sometimes we get tunnel vision with our agility training and work a bit too much in the frontal plane forgetting to work those angles from the post to the top of your crease and vice versa.  So this is a…

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UGT Live – Strength and Speed Secrets

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I sent out a video from the first UGT Live out to members of the Insiders List at www.HockeyTrainingPro.com the other day and it was a big hit!  The event was held in Vancouver a couple years ago – last year’s was held right here in London, Ontario and this years will be here too! The…

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Checklist For Off-Season Training Head Start

Checklist for a head start… I am not exaggerating when I say that May is critical for you.  If your hockey season starts in September then May should be the first month of your off-season.  If you are not yet 14/15 years old or if you just play hockey for fun, then don’t worry about…

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Another NEW Hip Mobility Exercise For Goalies

We have been using the 90/90 stretch for quite a few years haven’t we?  If you don’t know what the hip 90/90 is, then you are missing out on hip mobility.  Although I think it resonates more with goalies, it is a great one for skaters too, so make sure you check it out. Here…

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How To Gain Weight During The Hockey Off-Season

I know some of you rolled your eyes at this topic and thought “I wish!” But there are a bunch of you who are desperate to add mass.  You don’t want to walk into next season at 5’10 and 135lbs.  You are not sure how to make it happen when you are training 5 days…

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