Posts in "Hockey Conditioning"

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

Hockey Specific Exercise?

Hockey Specific Exercise?

Last week I posted a video of a lower body work capacity exercise that we’ve used quite a bit at the end of this off-season. Today i wanted to share a companion exercise that encompasses somewhat of a more “hockey-specific” movement pattern. On that note, I think it’s important to understand what hockey-specific means. It’s… Read more

Late Off-Season Conditioning

Late Off-Season Conditioning

Several years back I was fortunate to be able to spend some time at Holy Cross with Brijesh Patel, who is now at Quinnipiac University. I always learn something when we get together, so I really enjoy the rare opportunity when I’m able to shut everything down and just spend the day observing and talking… Read more

Ultimate Hockey Training: Comprehensive Off-Ice Training

Ultimate Hockey Training: Comprehensive Off-Ice Training

Over the last week, I’ve released two videos on the most popular topics in hockey training. If you haven’t watched them yet, you can check them out here: Ultimate Hockey Training: Transitional Speed Training for Hockey Players Ultimate Hockey Training: Hockey Conditioning Today’s video discusses the most important components of an off-ice hockey training program…. Read more