It is fairly well accepted that strength, or the ability to produce force, lays the foundation for improvements in other important physical qualities such as speed and power. In other words, for any given strength level, an athlete has a limited ability to further improve speed and power. Once this relative ceiling is reached, improvements… Read more
Posts in "Hockey Speed Training"
I wanted to kick this week off by following up on an article from last week on a few tips to help hockey players improve their skating technique. If you missed it, you can check it out here: 3 Keys to Developing Optimal Skating Technique In that article, I alluded to the fact that players… Read more
Over the last few years, we’ve trained, and (more importantly) developed some RIDICULOUSLY fast skaters at Endeavor Sports Performance. Hockey has always been dominated by fast, or maybe more appropriately, explosive skaters, but this is especially true in today’s game. Not lost on the majority of players, parents, and coaches, by far the most common… 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
As part of the launch for Ultimate Hockey Training, I recorded a few videos that go into detail about specific components of off-ice training programs, as well as how to design a comprehensive hockey training program. This week I’ll be making these videos available to the public for the first time. A couple days ago,… Read more