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
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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
Today, we’ll dive into the top Hockey Training and Exercise Videos of 2012. If you’ve missed the previous articles in this series, you can check them out at the links below: Top Hockey Training and Development Posts of 2012 Top Performance Training and Injury Prevention Posts of 2012 Top Hockey Nutrition Posts of 2012 1)… Read more
With 2013 officially upon us, I thought it would be a good time to recap some of the highlights of 2012. On a personal note, 2012 has been an incredible year. Some of the highlights, in no particular order: 1) Starting and finishing a massage program at Lourdes Institute of Wholistic Studies 2) Becoming Lower… Read more