Today’s article is a guest post from Chris Phillips, an Athletic Trainer and Strength and Conditioning Coach that runs a facility called Compete Sports Performance and Rehab in Southern California. Before opening Compete, Chris spent 8 years working in the NHL. It’s always great to get someone’s perspective that has worked at the highest levels,… Read more
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Today I’m excited to let you know that we have a guest post from my friend Maria Mountain. I’ve known Maria for a few years now and admire her work. In fact, her newsletter is one of the only ones that I’m still subscribed to and one of even a smaller list that I read… Read more
This is an exceptionally busy week for me. On Thursday I fly up to Boston for a 3-day course, then immediately drive to Lake Placid to help with the end of the US Women’s National Team camp, before ultimately heading to Burlington, VT with the team for the IIHF World Championships. In a nutshell, I’ll… Read more
I’ve been very fortunate over the last several months to have an opportunity to work closely with Ned Lenny, a brilliant (and incredibly humble) physical therapist in our area. It’s always great to get a different set of eyes on our players and a different perspective on certain adaptations that we may see. Because Ned… Read more
Every now and then I’ll get a question from a colleague about what goalie-specific training I’m doing. A more fundamental question is, “what, if any, special considerations does the goalie position warrant?” This question spawns a continuum with two different extremes: Extreme 1: Goalies do not need any specific work and should just do everything… Read more