Kevin Neeld — Hockey Training, Sports Performance, & Sports Science

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Speed Training: Med Ball Chest Pass w/ Step

In a previous post, I mentioned that limitations in speed development can be identified by asking the below questions:1️⃣ Can the player get into the right positions?2️⃣ Can the player…

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Increasing Rate of Force Development

Maximizing intended contraction speed leads to decreased recruitment threshold of high force motor units, increased doublet firing, and increased rate of force development (ROFD).This is true even with isometric contractions,…

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Sport Performance Model

This is an overview of factors contributing to performance from a presentation I gave to a group of youth hockey players a few years back. The message here is that…

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Kevin Neeld

Kevin Neeld Knows Hockey

Kevin has rapidly established himself as a leader in the field of physical preparation and sports science for ice hockey. He is currently the Head Performance Coach for the Boston Bruins, where he oversees all aspects of designing and implementing the team’s performance training program, as well as monitoring the players’ performance, workload and recovery. Prior to Boston, Kevin spent 2 years as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the San Jose Sharks after serving as the Director of Performance at Endeavor Sports Performance in Pitman, NJ. He also spent 5 years as a Strength and Conditioning Coach with USA Hockey’s Women’s Olympic Hockey Team, and has been an invited speaker at conferences hosted by the NHL, NSCA, and USA Hockey.