Posts in "Off-Ice Hockey Training"

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

4 Hockey Conditioning Myths that Are Killing Your Speed

4 Hockey Conditioning Myths that Are Killing Your Speed

Conditioning for hockey is arguably one of the most misunderstood elements of preparing for the sport. If done well, conditioning can help support speed development and repeating high-speed efforts over the course of a game and throughout the season. If done poorly, conditioning can interfere with speed development, and compromise the consistency of a player’s… 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