In the last two segments of this series, I outlined the exact pre-season testing we did with the new USPHL team I’m working with this season, and how I present the testing results to players. If you missed those posts, you can check them out here: Off-Ice Testing Hockey Team Testing: Player Reporting Today, I… Read more
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A couple days ago I outlined the entire testing process we went through recently with the Philadelphia Flyers Junior Team. This included everything from test selection through implementation, and how we coordinated everything to ensure we got the most valid information, without overlooking the main intent of the camp: to prepare the players for the… Read more
In addition to my current responsibilities at Endeavor, I recently started as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach and Manual Therapist for the Philadelphia Flyers Junior A team, a Junior A team that formed locally as part of the newly formed United States Premier Hockey League (USPHL). This is a really fun and exciting opportunity… Read more
Last November I released my new book Ultimate Hockey Training, which reveals my year-round off-ice hockey training system for players at all levels. Since then, I’ve been humbled by the overwhelmingly positive feedback I’ve gotten from all the people that picked up a copy. As part of the launch for Ultimate Hockey Training, I recorded… Read more
I mentioned yesterday that I’ve spent a substantial amount of time reading through research pertaining to energy system development, GPS tracking, and heart rate variability. In reality, these topics are more interrelated than separate, as they all pertain to what energy systems athletes are relying on, and how much recovery time may be warranted following… Read more