Monthly Archives: July 2016

29 Lessons on Hockey Development

29 Lessons on Hockey Development

Last week I had an opportunity to speak at a youth hockey camp in Toms River, NJ that Jack Walchessen was running. Jack has been a long-time training client who, after a successful OHL career (Captain of the Peterborough Petes and recipient of the Dan Snyder Memorial Trophy for Humanitarian of the Year), decided to… Read more

Jump Training for Power Development

Jump Training for Power Development

I hope you’re having a great week. My article last week on lateral bound norms sparked a few great discussions on the value (and limitations) of the test, and how that test may be a more, or at least equally, suitable power test for hockey players. Speaking of power training, my friend Mike Robertson is… Read more

Hockey Power Testing: Where do you rank?

Hockey Power Testing: Where do you rank?

A couple weeks ago I was at the Catapult Hockey Workshop in Denver with a few dozen strength and conditioning coaches from the NHL and NCAA. While there, someone asked me about the Lateral Bound test, one of many “hockey power tests” I really like. I’ve written about the Lateral Bound Test in the past,… Read more