I’m cheating today, by stealing content from my colleague Kim McCullough. I came across a couple videos she put together on hockey-specific speed and power training. She primarily targets female hockey players, but I assure you that these drills are equally as effective for hockey players of both genders (I’ll speculate that Kim would agree… Read more
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Several years ago, Mike Boyle introduced me to this concept. From time to time I get so caught up in my work that I forget to make time for anything else. Rereading this often helps me remember those things that are truly important in life. Hopefully it’ll do the same for you. Big Rocks “When… Read more
I love video. I’d rather watch a movie then read a book. I’d rather watch an exercise video than read a description and I’d rather watch a presentation than listen to it. Video is already beginning to dominate the athletic development industry as coaches see its value in teaching exercises. Brijesh Patel took it… Read more
I’m not quick to recommend a resource to anyone, but Joe Heiler from SportsRehabExpert.com has put together a great line-up for this teleseminar. Check out the line-up! Gray Cook MSPT, OCS, CSCS Kyle Kiesel, PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS Michael Boyle MA, ATC Charlie Weingroff MSPT, ATC, CSCS Dr. Stuart M. McGill PhD Phil Plisky, PT,… Read more
As promised…my favorite rotational core training exercise. This is actually an ANTI-rotation exercise, developed by and named after physical therapist John Pallof. Remember that the primary function of the core musculature is to provide stability in the presence of internal and external forces causing movement. Essentially all this exercise involves is setting up something (like a… Read more