Last week I mentioned that we added a “must-see” presentation from Toronto Maple Leafs President and GM Brian Burke to Hockey Strength and Conditioning. I’ve now watched, re-watched, and re-watched the presentation again. For those of you that know me pretty well, you know that I’m constantly attempting to fit 25 hour days into a… Read more
Posts in "Hockey Player Development"
2011 is going to be a big year, not just for me personally, but also for the entire hockey community. As hockey continues to rapidly increase in popularity around the world, so too will the attention paid to QUALITY development systems. With that in mind, here are my top 3 hockey development predictions for the… Read more
With 2011 officially upon us, I can’t help but reflect on what a great year 2010 was. A few of the highlights: We had an extraordinary Summer at Endeavor (awesome to watch Eric Tangradi score his first NHL goal and Colby Cohen play his first NHL game). I was able to make a trip out… Read more
In preparation for our Endeavor Staff Meeting last week, I spent a couple hours reading new research related to hockey players. Much to my surprise (because not a lot of research is done on the hockey population), there was actually some pretty interesting stuff out there. Check it out: Laterality differences in elite ice hockey:… Read more
This may be the single most powerful hockey development video in the history of the game. I’ve been fortunate to hear this presentation a few times, and every time I take away something new, some better way to help hockey players compete at the most elite levels. I’m not sure if this video was supposed… Read more