Last week I had an opportunity to speak at a youth hockey camp in Toms River, NJ that Jack Walchessen was running. Jack has been a long-time training client who, after a successful OHL career (Captain of the Peterborough Petes and recipient of the Dan Snyder Memorial Trophy for Humanitarian of the Year), decided to… Read more
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An Introduction to Variability About 8 years ago I gave a presentation titled “Motor Unit Discharge Variability” for an Exercise Neuroscience class I was taking in grad school at UMass. The precedent for studying variability in neural firing rates stemmed largely from studying variability in heart rate. At the time, I would have assumed that… Read more
Before jumping into today’s content, I just wanted to give you a quick reminder that the 4th of July Sale ends in two days. Check out the links below if you’re interested in saving some loot: Ultimate Hockey Training ($35.95 $19.95) Ultimate Hockey Transformation (Pro: $147 $77 Elite: $117 $57) Optimizing Movement ($97 $47) Several… Read more
Every year, in recognition of the giving spirit of the holidays, the Endeavor staff does a small gift exchange. This year the guys got me two books that were awesome. The first of which was called The Big Lebowski and Philosophy: Keeping your Mind Limber with Abiding Wisdom. I wasn’t really sure what to expect… Read more
With the new release of Lee Taft’s Complete Speed Training program, I’ve gotten a few emails from people asking if his system is “hockey-specific”. Grab your copy here >> Complete Speed Training In addressing this question, it’s important to note that off-ice speed correlates to on-ice speed (this well-accepted notion even has research support, so it… Read more