Posts in "Hockey Conditioning"

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

Off-Ice Hockey Conditioning Programs

Off-Ice Hockey Conditioning Programs

As a follow-up to my previous post on creating off-season (or lock-out friendly) programs that coordinate on- and off-ice demands, today’s post presents the mobility circuit and conditioning programs referenced in the training schedule from that last post. The mobility circuit serves to help improve multi-planar hip mobility and thoracic mobility, two areas that are… Read more