A few weeks ago I had an opportunity to read through Devan McConnell’s new book Intent: A Practical Approach to Applied Sport Science for Athletic Development For those of you that don’t know Devan, he’s been the Head of Hockey Performance at UMass Lowell for the last 7 years. The impact he’s had on that… Read more
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Last week I mentioned that Mike Robertson and Joe Kenn were about to release the newest segment in their Elite Athletic Development series. Well, EADS 3.0 is officially available for purchase today. There’s a ton of quality information packed into these videos, including some good hands-on sessions so you can see not only how two… Read more
I hope you’re having a great week. My article last week on lateral bound norms sparked a few great discussions on the value (and limitations) of the test, and how that test may be a more, or at least equally, suitable power test for hockey players. Speaking of power training, my friend Mike Robertson is… Read more
Last week, I hopped on the phone with Joe Heiler to do an interview for the 2016 Sports Rehab to Sports Performance Teleseminar. If you haven’t signed up for the series, go do that now. It’s completely FREE, and every year the speakers deliver great content. Register here: 2016 Sports Rehab to Sports Performance Teleseminar… Read more
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