Kevin Neeld — Hockey Training, Sports Performance, & Sports Science

Top Athletic Development Posts of 2011

On Monday, I recounted a few of the highlights of 2011. If you missed it, you can check it out here: 2011 in Review

As I mentioned in that post, has grown significantly over the last year, all in thanks to your help in spreading the word. After reviewing the popularity of all posts over the last year, I’ve compiled a list of the top 10 Athletic Development & Training Posts of 2011. Check them out at the links below!

10) Predicting Long-Term Athletic Success

9) 5 Signs You Have a Great Coach

8) Combating Internet Ninjas

7) What if Talent Doesn’t Exist?

6) Dissecting a Hip Mobility Exercise

5) 3 Keys to Successfully Pairing Exercises

4) What Football Does Right

3) Training Around Femoroacetabular Impingement

2) Myofascial Release Basics

…And the #1 Athletic Development Post of 2011 is…drum roll please…

1) Shoulder Pain with Pressing Exercises

These were all well-received posts related to general athletic development and strength and conditioning. I’ll wrap up the week in a couple days with the top hockey training and nutrition posts of 2011. Stay tuned for that and please pass this along to everyone!

To your success,

Kevin Neeld

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Kevin Neeld

Kevin Neeld Knows Hockey

Kevin has rapidly established himself as a leader in the field of physical preparation and sports science for ice hockey. He is currently the Head Performance Coach for the Boston Bruins, where he oversees all aspects of designing and implementing the team’s performance training program, as well as monitoring the players’ performance, workload and recovery. Prior to Boston, Kevin spent 2 years as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the San Jose Sharks after serving as the Director of Performance at Endeavor Sports Performance in Pitman, NJ. He also spent 5 years as a Strength and Conditioning Coach with USA Hockey’s Women’s Olympic Hockey Team, and has been an invited speaker at conferences hosted by the NHL, NSCA, and USA Hockey.