Following up on a previous post, over the next few days, I’ll share other core variations we use to reinforce stability across a variety of different positions. The video below is of a Split Squat Med Ball Figure 8. As with the last video, the goal is to maintain depth and a forward lean/shin angle,… Read more
Posts in "Off-Ice Hockey Training"
One of the key skating characteristics of elite hockey players is that they adopt a low skating position. From an off-ice training perspective, hockey players should first demonstrate that they have the mobility and low position strength and endurance to get into and hold these types of positions. Once this has been achieved, it can be helpful… Read more
Mike Potenza (San Jose Sharks) recently shared an article on 3 powerful strategies he’s used to successfully return his players from injury. Unfortunately, it’s still extremely common for athletes to be told to rest for several weeks until the injury “heals”, and then receive a green light to fully return to sport. While time may… Read more
On Friday, Eric Cressey published an article I wrote on the biggest mistake people make when designing training programs. Before I get into that, I wanted to let you know that we’ve extended the launch sale for our new video series Optimizing Adaptation & Performance through this Friday (11/9) at midnight EST. With Halloween in… Read more
Today I’m excited to share another guest article from Mike Potenza, which he wrote for Mike Robertson’s site this week. How athletes address their in-season training can have a profound impact on their speed, power, strength, and overall energy throughout the season. This is particularly important as a failed in-season plan will lead to maximal… Read more