Kevin Neeld — Hockey Training, Sports Performance, & Sports Science
Training Around Hip Pain for Hockey

Training Around Hip Pain for Hockey

Hip pain is exceedingly common in hockey players. Due to the repetitive nature of the skating motion, every player – even the “healthy” ones – flirts with some sort of overuse or under-recovery of their hip musculature over the course of a season. Click here to read: How To Train Around Hip Pain for Hockey… Read more

Diagnosing Limiting Factors to Speed Development

Diagnosing Limiting Factors to Speed Development

Last week, my friend Tony Gentilcore published an article I wrote on the importance of identifying the limiting factors to speed development in ice hockey players. Click here to read: Diagnosing Limiting Factors to Speed Development The article discusses the 4 major physical qualities that influence speed development, and also shares several of the exact… Read more

Speed Training Methods for Hockey

Speed Training Methods for Hockey

Just a friendly reminder that this is the last week to save 39% on my new book Speed Training for Hockey. Speed Training for Hockey is a ~150 page book that dissects every essential element to improving on-ice speed, including topics ranging from land-based acceleration work to optimal skating technique, strength training for increased rate… Read more

Applying Long-Term Athletic Development to Speed Training

Applying Long-Term Athletic Development to Speed Training

As part of the release of my new book Speed Training for Hockey, I recently wrote a guest article for Mike Robertson’s website discussing how to apply long-term athletic development models to maximize speed development in youth athletes. Read the article here: Long-Term Athletic Development Applications to Speed Training In the article, I discuss: How… Read more

Kevin Neeld

Kevin Neeld Knows Hockey

Kevin has rapidly established himself as a leader in the field of physical preparation and sports science for ice hockey. He is currently the Head Performance Coach for the Boston Bruins, where he oversees all aspects of designing and implementing the team’s performance training program, as well as monitoring the players’ performance, workload and recovery. Prior to Boston, Kevin spent 2 years as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the San Jose Sharks after serving as the Director of Performance at Endeavor Sports Performance in Pitman, NJ. He also spent 5 years as a Strength and Conditioning Coach with USA Hockey’s Women’s Olympic Hockey Team, and has been an invited speaker at conferences hosted by the NHL, NSCA, and USA Hockey.