I’m exceptionally fortunate to have access to a wide variety of training equipment at Endeavor. Our facility is basically like training facility playground. With few exceptions, anything that resides in the Perform Better catalog that I think will allow us to get better results with our athletes, we have. One piece of equipment that I… Read more
Posts in "Off-Ice Hockey Training"
The last couple times I’ve talked to my friend Nick Tumminello on the phone, he’s mentioned that most writers are talking mostly about things like core training or corrective exercise and that the art and science of program design seems to be somewhat lost in these discussions. To his point, the intensity and volume of… Read more
One of the questions I get the most from hockey players (and parents) is whether or not they should continue to train in-season. The answer, of course, is a resounding “YES!”…or for my friends in Quebec “OUI!”. Naturally the volume and intensity need to be altered to accommodate the increased on-ice demands of the season,… Read more
Over the weekend I had an opportunity to attend the Friesen Physio-Fitness Summit in Raleigh, NC. The summit was awesome; Pete Friesen (going on his 14th year as the Hurricanes Strength and Conditioning Coach) put together a fantastic line-up of speakers, including many of members of his sports medicine network. I’m in the process of… Read more
Every now and then I’ll walk through Endeavor and see one of our players doing extra core work on their own. At first, this really intrigued me. We do SO much core work during the off-season I was flabbergasted that they’d want to do more. The more I thought about it, the less surprised I… Read more