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

Training Around Hip Pain for Hockey

Hip pain is exceedingly common in hockey players.

Due to the repetitive nature of the skating motion, every player – even the “healthy” ones – flirts with some sort of overuse or under-recovery of their hip musculature over the course of a season.

Click here to read: How To Train Around Hip Pain for Hockey

Travis Pollen and I recently wrote an article for Dean Somerset’s site that discusses:

  • Several of the most common contributors to hip pain
  • How unique hip structure changes will influence your movement
  • A simple screen to assess your hip range of motion in a pattern relevant to skating and off-ice training
  • Specific exercises to maximize training progress while minimizing the risk of exacerbating hip pain

Click here to read: How To Train Around Hip Pain for Hockey

As a friendly reminder, our new book Speed Training for Hockey is available at a 39% discount until this Sunday (5/26) at midnight EST. If you’re interested in learning the most effective speed training methods for hockey players and getting access to age-specific off-season training programs, this is a perfect resource for you.

Grab your copy here: Speed Training for Hockey

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.