Posts in "Hockey Speed Training"

Speed Training Methods for Hockey

Speed Training Methods for Hockey

Just a friendly reminder that this is the last week to save 39% on my new book Speed Training for Hockey. Speed Training for Hockey is a ~150 page book that dissects every essential element to improving on-ice speed, including topics ranging from land-based acceleration work to optimal skating technique, strength training for increased rate… Read more

Applying Long-Term Athletic Development to Speed Training

Applying Long-Term Athletic Development to Speed Training

As part of the release of my new book Speed Training for Hockey, I recently wrote a guest article for Mike Robertson’s website discussing how to apply long-term athletic development models to maximize speed development in youth athletes. Read the article here: Long-Term Athletic Development Applications to Speed Training In the article, I discuss: How… Read more

Inside Speed Training for Hockey…

Inside Speed Training for Hockey…

Since publishing Ultimate Hockey Training in 2011, I received three specific pieces of feedback repeatedly. The first was a request for programs.     This is pretty straight forward. For many hockey coaches, players, and parents, they just wanted to know exactly what to do, not necessarily all the “whys”.     And for performance coaches, seeing… Read more

3 Hockey Training Tips to Improve Skating Speed

3 Hockey Training Tips to Improve Skating Speed

More than ever, today’s game of hockey is dominated by “explosive” players. At every level it’s the fastest skaters who win races to loose pucks, and create the time and space necessary to create (or prevent) high-quality scoring opportunities. For these reasons, hockey players should seize every opportunity they can to improve their speed. Speed… Read more