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Resisted Sprints And Their Application To On & Off Ice Hockey Training I have used resisted sprints for on-ice and off-ice hockey training over the past 10-years.   I thought these…

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Q&A: Gym Memberships & Orthotics For Hockey Training

Hope you are all having a great Sunday.  Ours has been fantastic – we went snowboarding at the local ski hill this morning.  I switched back to ‘regular’ and it…

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Off-Ice Hockey Training with Kettlebells: Good or Gimmick?

Off Ice Hockey Training With The Kettlebell: Good or Gimmick I guess when you see a piece of exercise equipment make it into the ‘fitness’ section of the grocery store,…

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Do This Not That: The LUNGE For Off-Ice Hockey Training

I confess, I love the lunge like Bubba in Forest Gump loved shrimp.  You’ve got DB lunges, BB lunges, forward lunges, lateral lunges, lunge to balance….you get the idea and…

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Sport Bands And Your Hockey Training: Jawbone Up

So remember my post from Tuesday, where I was fresh off my mastermind meeting – fired up to prove the Mario Lemieux (he wouldn’t even know who that was by…

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Do Hockey Players Need Strength Or Power?

Do You Know The Difference?

With fewer and fewer teams left in the play-off hunt, thoughts are turning to next season and off-ice training for goalies and skaters alike. It is also the time when I get phone calls from players or their parents to tell me what their child needs in his or her off-season hockey training.

One of the most popular comments is a variation of “Johnny does not need any more strength, I don’t want him to be bulky. He has really powerful legs, but he needs to be quicker and more agile.” There are a few contradictions in this statement, so my goal for today is to help you understand the difference between these two attributes and where they fit into the overall off-season training protocol.

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Predictions for 2011 – the future of hockey training.

Right now I want to look at what I see as the trends for off-ice hockey training in 2011

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20 Great Gift Ideas for the Hockey Player on your List!

With Christmas drawing nearer and given my mammoth posts last week, I thought I would make this one short and sweet.  If you don’t think a dolly will thrill the…

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Kim McCullough stops by to talk training for female hockey players.

Kim McCullough shares her years of experience as an elite player and strength and conditioning coach as she helps unlock the secrets of how female hockey players can make it to the next level.

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How much time should a hockey player take off after the season?

You know you get to take some time off after the hockey season; learn how much time you should take before starting your off ice hockey training.

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