Kevin Neeld — Hockey Training, Sports Performance, & Sports Science
12 Hours to Save $50 on Optimizing Adaptation & Performance!

12 Hours to Save $50 on Optimizing Adaptation & Performance!

I hope you’re wrapping up a great week. This is a FINAL friendly reminder that the launch sale for Optimizing Adaptation & Performance ends in 12 hours (midnight tonight). Get INSTANT Access and Save $50 Here >> Optimizing Adaptation & Performance James LaValle, Mike Potenza and I sought to create a learning environment that we… Read more

3 Keys for a Successful Return from Injury (NHL Reconditioning Model)

3 Keys for a Successful Return from Injury (NHL Reconditioning Model)

Mike Potenza (San Jose Sharks) recently shared an article on 3 powerful strategies he’s used to successfully return his players from injury. Unfortunately, it’s still extremely common for athletes to be told to rest for several weeks until the injury “heals”, and then receive a green light to fully return to sport. While time may… Read more

The Biggest Mistake in Program Design

The Biggest Mistake in Program Design

On Friday, Eric Cressey published an article I wrote on the biggest mistake people make when designing training programs. Before I get into that, I wanted to let you know that we’ve extended the launch sale for our new video series Optimizing Adaptation & Performance through this Friday (11/9) at midnight EST. With Halloween in… Read more

The Myth of In-Season Maintenance

The Myth of In-Season Maintenance

Today I’m excited to share another guest article from Mike Potenza, which he wrote for Mike Robertson’s site this week. How athletes address their in-season training can have a profound impact on their speed, power, strength, and overall energy throughout the season. This is particularly important as a failed in-season plan will lead to maximal… Read more

Podcast: Speed training, transitioning to the NHL, and more!

Podcast: Speed training, transitioning to the NHL, and more!

Last week I was a guest on the Strength Coach Podcast with Anthony Renna. During our conversation, we talked about: Speed training misconceptions Key differences between running speed and skating speed The importance of transitional speed work (not just running straight) Strategies to monitor rest to maximize speed development, on and off the ice Transitioning… 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.