I was recently very humbled to be asked to be the “Featured Interview” for the Postural Restoration Institute (PRI). As you likely know, I’ve been heavily influenced by the lens through which PRI views structure and function, and their courses have had a fairly profound impact on the way we assess and train our athletes… Read more
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Slideboards have become an integral piece of equipment in our training programs at Endeavor. I’m sure I could design programs without them, but I’m glad that I don’t have to. For those of you that have read Ultimate Hockey Training, you’ll notice that we use slideboard for a lot more than simply slideboarding. Slideboards work… Read more
The other day I got an email from a hockey dad that had just downloaded and started diving into Breakaway Hockey Speed, and immediately had some questions. Based on what he told me, he has two sons that have completely different skating styles (which is something I discuss in the manual), and was hoping to… Read more
I got another question via email last week about post-activation potentiation (PAP). The writer mentioned he has been familiar with the practice and has benefited from integrating it into his own programs, but hasn’t seen a lot of other coaches use it. If you’re not familiar, PAP is phenomenon that has implications for both performance… Read more
The other day I got a great question from a college intern: I was helping out with the women’s hockey team several days ago, and they were having them do weighted pushups. I noticed that most were barely going halfway down on the eccentric portion, and their elbows were flared almost to ninety degrees. I… Read more