10 Secret Habits Of Pro Hockey Goalies: #7 Stable Strength 🏋️‍♀️

The 7th secret habit of pro hockey goalies is how they build strength and stability at the same time. On the ice, goalies can only express the strength they can stabilize. Habit #7 – Stable Strength Pro goalies challenge stability as they build strength.  They are not just making their big muscles stronger, they’re also…

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10 Secret Habits Of Pro Goalies: #5 Compound Strength

One secret habit pro goalies use is the power of training for compound strength. That means using multiple joints, multiple muscle groups and multiple planes of movement. Habit #5 – Compound Strength The best of the best pro level goalies have this element.  They are training off the ice in a way that lets them…

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ICE HOCKEY GOALIES – Stop Every Shot With These 3 Moves

As a hockey goalie, you are NOT going to stop every single shot. #truth #ouch But you can drastically increase your chances by developing the goalie specific stamina and stability that we review in this brand new video.  We hit the ice to go through how these elements help you on the ice and then…

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HockeyTrainingPro.com Approved Core Exercises For Hockey Players

Now you know what the Core is and how NOT to train it, let me give you a few exercises to help you develop a strong core for hockey. TVA + Leg Lift This will feel very easy – muscularly it is very easy, but to do it properly it will take a lot of…

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Why Crunches Do More Harm Than Good For Hockey Players

For starters, in the article from a couple days ago, I hope you can appreciate how crunches do not strengthen your “core” in a functional way, the way you need your torso to perform on the ice. Critical Reasoning #1 – it doesn’t help you There are very few movements in sport where you need…

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Core Training: What Is The Core?

This week’s theme is Core Training for hockey players. Today you will discover what the core is and why it actually is (or is not) important. Later in the week I will explain why I haven’t had any athlete crunch in over seven years and finally I will give you a nice core training circuit,…

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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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EOTW: Rotary Core Strength for Hockey

The stability ball in this one lets you put a little less load on your arms and a little more through your torso (or “core” as we like to call it to sound cool).  So what is the benefit of that? Well, in this case it will help you strengthen the muscles of your torso…

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EOTW: Half Kneeling Lift

Half Kneeling Lift for Hockey Training You need to change your concept of “core training” if you are going to take your hockey off-season training to the next level this year. If I had a dollar for every goalie or skater who emailed me to ask why my downloadable off-ice training programs didn’t have much…

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EOTW: Dead Bug (ripped abs)

core exercises for hockey

If you are looking for a new way to torch your torso (read: abs) while actually improving your trunk stability on the ice, the Dead Bug might just be you new favourite core training exercise for hockey. Not Your Average Dead Bug This isn’t your average Dead Bug – I like this one better for…

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