As a follow-up to my previous post on creating off-season (or lock-out friendly) programs that coordinate on- and off-ice demands, today’s post presents the mobility circuit and conditioning programs referenced in the training schedule from that last post. The mobility circuit serves to help improve multi-planar hip mobility and thoracic mobility, two areas that are… Read more
Posts in "Hockey Conditioning"
Last week I posted a video of a lower body work capacity exercise that we’ve used quite a bit at the end of this off-season. Today i wanted to share a companion exercise that encompasses somewhat of a more “hockey-specific” movement pattern. On that note, I think it’s important to understand what hockey-specific means. It’s… Read more
Several years back I was fortunate to be able to spend some time at Holy Cross with Brijesh Patel, who is now at Quinnipiac University. I always learn something when we get together, so I really enjoy the rare opportunity when I’m able to shut everything down and just spend the day observing and talking… Read more
A couple months ago I had an article featured in Men’s Fitness on hockey training. They recently added it to their website, so I wanted to share it with you. Check it out at the link below! Click here to read >> Hockey Training for Power and Stability: Develop strength, stamina and stability with this… Read more
Over the last week, I’ve released two videos on the most popular topics in hockey training. If you haven’t watched them yet, you can check them out here: Ultimate Hockey Training: Transitional Speed Training for Hockey Players Ultimate Hockey Training: Hockey Conditioning Today’s video discusses the most important components of an off-ice hockey training program…. Read more