A while back I consulted with the Foundation for Goalie Research and Education on their Hockey Hip Injury Prevention Project. FGRE is an organization that I was introduced to by Molly Schaus, long-time member of USA Hockey’s Women’s National Team. The goal for this particular project was to help create a simple, equipment-free warm-up that… Read more
Posts in "Hip/Core Training"
This seems to be the theme in the introductions of my writing this year, but the last few months have been a whirlwind. As we were wrapping up another busy Summer, I left for two weeks to work at the pre-season camp for USA Hockey’s Women’s National Team, came home Sunday night, then we had… Read more
As a final reminder my 4th of July Sale ends Friday. Check out the links below if you’re interested in saving some loot: Ultimate Hockey Training ($35.95 $19.95) Ultimate Hockey Transformation (Pro: $147 $77 Elite: $117 $57) Optimizing Movement ($97 $47) 3 Rolling Exercises You Should Be Doing *Several of the videos in this articles… Read more
A problem that I see on a regular basis with a lot of athletes at Endeavor is a difficulty controlling lumbar extension and rib positioning, even during more remedial exercises. The ability to control extension is important for a lot of reasons, but specific to the exercise below, it helps ensure that you’re truly training… Read more
Today’s Thursday Throwback highlights a structural abnormality that affects the overwhelming majority of the hockey population specifically and much of the elite athletic population in general. While the tone of this post (and the linked article) is specific to one structural abnormality, the foundational theme is not. The real message here is that every athlete… Read more