Last week, I posted a video on Endeavor’s Instagram of an exercise we call the Kettlebell Hike. This isn’t an exercise we do with everyone, but it serves two primary purposes: It helps groove the “back” position of a kettlebell swing It can be used to teach low position endurance in a body position specific… Read more
Posts in "Hockey Speed Training"
As I’ve mentioned in the past, speed training is by far the most common reason athletes come to us. I can count on exactly zero hands how many athletes have come in hoping to get slower. Speed training involves a lot more than just running sprints. In fact, speed results from the seamless integration of… Read more
A couple weeks ago Endeavor held its first ever “Social Media Takeover” that specifically dove into the topic of speed training. Today I wanted to share 11 of the speed training tips we shared on that day. Check out the Endeavor Sports Performance Instagram page for more training tips and exercise videos. If you train… Read more
This past weekend I was up in Boston for the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference with Devan McConnell (Head Sports Performance Coach, UMass Lowell Hockey). The conference had a few great takeaways that I’ll get to in a future post, but with youth, junior, and college seasons starting to transition into playoffs, and having just… Read more
With the new release of Lee Taft’s Complete Speed Training program, I’ve gotten a few emails from people asking if his system is “hockey-specific”. Grab your copy here >> Complete Speed Training In addressing this question, it’s important to note that off-ice speed correlates to on-ice speed (this well-accepted notion even has research support, so it… Read more