Posts in "Hockey Conditioning"

4 Hockey Conditioning Myths that Are Killing Your Speed

4 Hockey Conditioning Myths that Are Killing Your Speed

Conditioning for hockey is arguably one of the most misunderstood elements of preparing for the sport. If done well, conditioning can help support speed development and repeating high-speed efforts over the course of a game and throughout the season. If done poorly, conditioning can interfere with speed development, and compromise the consistency of a player’s… Read more

7 Considerations when Designing a Sports Conditioning Program

7 Considerations when Designing a Sports Conditioning Program

On April 2nd-3rd, we’ll be hosting Joel Jamieson’s Certified Conditioning Coach course at Endeavor. I’m incredibly excited to take the course, as Joel has had a significant impact on the way I view sports conditioning. In fact, being introduced to Joel’s work ~3 years ago has led to more changes in the way I design… Read more

Slideboard Intervals for Increased Skating Power

Slideboard Intervals for Increased Skating Power

Last week was an exciting week for Emily and I as we bought our first home. We’ve bounced around from Baltimore to center city Philadelphia to Collingswood, NJ over the last 6 years, and finally decided to “settle down” and get a place in Cherry Hill. As always, the Endeavor Crew and my friend Shane… Read more

Skating Treadmill Program

Skating Treadmill Program

Last week I got an email from a guy with a ton of hockey and teaching experience asking about skating treadmill protocols. I haven’t written much about skating treadmills. I stopped using the one at our old facility because I was working to get players to skate LESS in the off-season, especially in the first… Read more

Mobility Circuit for Hockey Players

Mobility Circuit for Hockey Players

Today’s post will cap off a 3-part series on creating on- and off-ice training and conditioning programs that compliment one another from an energy system standpoint to allow a stronger adaptation. If you missed the first two parts, check them out at the links below: Matching On- and Off-Ice Demands Off-Ice Hockey Conditioning Programs Short… Read more