Plyometrics 101

I sent this out to my Team RevCon athletes last week and it got a good response, so I am going to share it with you as well – here’s what it said… Did you see the video of a famous baseball players jumping up onto a stack of 52 (or something) of those ‘steps’?…

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Plyometric Training for Hockey

Designing a hockey training program is a lot like creating a delicious meal.  You have an abundance of ingredients to choose from, but in order to make something truly wonderful you need to know which ingredients go together and you need to know the proper amounts to include.  Just like a meal without any salt…

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The Off-Ice Training video I didn’t want you to see.

I have received a bunch of emails asking about plyometrics and lateral power exercises for goalies I thought I would give you a sneak peek – fair enough?

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A simple exercise for hockey goalies to train their ready position.

This post is a reply to a question from a thread on off-ice goalie training that I started over at www.goaliestore.com – a goalie mentioned that his legs get burning when he is holding his ready position for extended periods of time. So here is a great ‘functional isometric’ exercise that will build the muscular endurance that you need in your legs and hips while still keeping you explosive and reactive.

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The 7 Deadly Sins of Off-Ice Training

Today I want to share with you the 7 Deadly Sins of Off-Ice Training, well maybe they aren’t deadly, but don’t do them anyway. So without further delay, here they are:

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Is your plyometric training making you a better hockey player?

If you are not getting amplitude due to effort or fatigue, you are not doing plyos, you are doing conditioning. Let me know what questions you have about plyo training for hockey.

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